by Tim Regan June 11, 2015 at 4:30 pm 0

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Serve DC, the D.C. government agency devoted to promoting public service, will host free CPR classes on U Street next week.

The first aid courses will take place on June 18 and 20 at the Reeves Center, which is located at the intersection of U and 14th streets NW.

Each training session will be led by emergency-management professionals and first responders.

The goal of the program is to train 800 to 1,000 D.C. citizens how to respond to emergencies in their communities.

“Knowledge of basic first aid can make the difference between life and death, and knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a vital life skill everyone should have.” said Serve DC Executive Director Kristal Knight in a press release.

For a complete listing of times, dates and locations, view the full course schedule here.

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by January 29, 2013 at 9:00 am 0

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The Wilson Building is home to the D.C. City Council. (Photo from D.C. Council Web site.)

The Wilson Building. (Photo from D.C. Council Web site.)

Serve DC, the DC Government agency for the Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism, will host a winter open house on Wednesday, January 30 from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. At the open house, attendees can meet with the Serve DC staff and learn about its efforts to promote service and volunteerism throughout the city.

Some of the services Serve DC provides include AmeriCorps in DC, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training, DC Public Schools Beautification Day and Neighborhood Corps, among many others.

Serve DC is located at 2000 14th Street NW, Suite 101.

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