Media Advisory from San Diego Unified School District, Sept. 19, 2016
San Diego students get lifesaving training in CPR: County gives $100,000 to help Heart Association, San Diego Unified train students
County Supervisor Ron Roberts will join San Diego Unified School Superintendent Cindy Marten tomorrow to announce an effort to train local students in lifesaving CPR skills. The unique partnership has been made possible by a $100,000 county grant and collaboration with the American Heart Association.
Note to Editors: Immediately following the announcement tomorrow morning, elementary school students will demonstrate what they are learning on CPR practice mannequins.
Who: County Supervisor Ron Roberts, San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten and the American Heart Association, San Diego Chapter Executive Director, Jennifer Sobotka, and students from Adams Elementary School
What: Launching of $100,000 initiative to train local students in CPR skills
When: Tuesday, September 20
Time: 10 a.m.
Where: Adams Elementary School Auditorium, 4672 35th St, San Diego, 92116
Why: Heart disease is the No. 2 killer in San Diego, and No. 1 in the United States
Contact: Andrew Sharp, Public Information Office, 619-252-6848
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