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July 25, 2013

Community Briefs: July 26

Safe Sitter class offered Aug. 2

ANDERSON — St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital is offering a Safe Sitter class on Friday, Aug. 2. Safe Sitter is a medically accurate baby-sitting preparation program designed for boys and girls ages 11 to 13. This nationally recognized program teaches sitters how to have fun with children, to recognize a medical emergency and to respond appropriately.

Safe Sitter participants learn safety and security precautions, such as what to do if a stranger comes to the door, and when and how to call for help. They receive information on child development and age-appropriate activities. They also learn about the business aspects of baby-sitting.

The cost is $40, which includes learning materials for the class and a backpack of supplies. Enrollment is limited. The class runs from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students should bring a sandwich for lunch. Snacks and beverages are provided. Parents may enroll their children in the class by calling St.Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Community Education Department at 646-8669.

Gruenewald sets last summer luncheon

ANDERSON — The Gruenewald House, 626 Main St., Anderson, hosts its last Something Special Luncheon, “Celebrate Summer,” for the season on Friday, Aug. 2 at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.

Guest servers are local attorney Ron McNabney; Gayle Jones-Burris of the Paramount Theater; Doug Zook with the City of Anderson, and Neal Kirby, executive director of The Christian Center. Classical Guitarist Will Smith will provide music.

The menu includes a variety of summer delights. Reservations are required. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Call 648-6875 for reservations.

Roosevelt breakfast set for Wednesday

ANDERSON —The former students of Roosevelt School will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. at Perkins Restaurant the last Wednesday of the month. The next breakfast is Wednesday, July 31.

Back to School Kickoff is Aug. 3

ANDERSON — A Back to School Kickoff will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Kingston Avenue Baptist Church, 5403 Kingston Ave.

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  • Back in the News: July 27 The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers.

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  • Jim Bailey: Traveling by passenger train was a page from the past My wife doesn’t remember riding on a full-fledged passenger train as a baby. Our children have never ridden. It’s an experience rapidly going the way of the horse and buggy and the stagecoach throughout a nation now obsessed with jumbo jets and sport-utility vehicles.

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