Red Cross Super CPR Day

By: Jill Chandler Email
By: Jill Chandler Email

More than 300 people gathered at at Dick Howser stadium on Sunday to become CPR certified. This is the first ever Super CPR day hosted by the American Red Cross and the Red Cross Noles, a student group on Florida State's campus. The goal of this event is to have more people in the community CPR certified in case of emergency.

Everyone at the event practiced on the dummies and learned all of the basics of CPR. At the end of the event they took a test that would decide if they will CPR certified.

Christian Ponder is the Founder of Red Cross 'Noles, a student group at Florida State University affiliated with the American Red Cross. He says,"Well it really can come in handy and you can really save a life and you never know when a situation like this can occur. I think it's important for everyone to be certified and know what they're doing."

The American Red Cross and the Red Cross 'Noles are looking forward to continuing their Super CPR day every year.

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  • by Anonymous on Nov 15, 2010 at 05:28 AM
    Great event and nice to see all of the students that helped organize this community event.
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