COOKING MATTERS FOR PARENTS
A free 6-week course teaching parents how to prepare and shop for healthy, low-cost meals while empowering them to raise healthy eaters. Class meets once a week, for 2 hours. To graduate the class, you must attend 4 out of the 6 class sessions.
Who: Parents or Adults
August 24 - September 28,
Where: Minnick Building, Springfield, CO
Course topics include:
Tips on raising healthy eaters and setting the example
Food safety and hands-on food preparation
Identifying healthy food options and portion sizes
Reading food labels
Preparing quick and easy healthy snacks
Menu planning and smart shopping
Each week you will receive:
A bag of groceries
Enjoying the food you have prepared in class
At the completion of the course series, you will receive:
A guidebook with all nutrition information and a recipe bank
A graduation certificate
Contact: Cassie Rogers,
Regional Health Connector,
Train To Be A Nurse Aide
If you, or someone you know, would like to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Southeast Colorado Hospital District will be offering a Nurse Aide Class this spring. Applicants need to be 16 or older, and must pass a background check and a drug screen. The class is free if you work for SECHD or for Walsh Healthcare.
Classes: October 2-20
Deadline for application: September 15
New, higher pay rates for Nurse Aides established in March of 2015.
Wages at SECHD when Certified: $10.50
Wages at SECHD after 90 days: $11.50
Contact: Sherrilyn Turner, Human Resources 719-523-2160
Nurse aides learn to care for hospital patients and residents in Long Term Care Centers. The Nurse Aide Class is an opportunity to begin a career in the medical field. The classes run three weeks, from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. To apply, you must be 16 or older with no record of a felony, violent or theft crime and you must pass a drug screening to be considered for the class. A reading comprehension test and an interview will be completed prior to acceptance into the Nurse Aide Class.