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Safe Sitter Babysitting Program

BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a Safe Sitter Babysitting Program from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Public Works Facility, 1351 Fifth Street NW. Cost is $30. The program teaches young teens, between ...

BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a Safe Sitter Babysitting Program from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Public Works Facility, 1351 Fifth Street NW. Cost is $30. The program teaches young teens, between 11 and 14 years of age, everything they need to know to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather, according to a release from the city of Bemidji.

Make sure to bring a lunch to this program. This program is sponsored by the Bemidji Jaycees. Scholarships are also available for those who qualify to cover half the cost of the program. For more information visit   www.ci.bemidji.mn.us or call (218) 333-1850.

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