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Education Briefs


CPR classes for the Spanish-speaking community

Park City Fire District plans to offer an American Heart Association Spanish CPR class on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 6 p.m. Participants will spend approximately four hours training with Spanish-speaking instructors. In addition, participants will receive a manual and an American Heart Association card showing completion of the course. The class is slated to be held at Station 36, 1977 Canyons Resort Drive. Cost is $25 per person payable with cash or check due at registration. To sign up or ask questions, call (801) 380-2127.

Students camps at Utah Olympic Park

Trailside Elementary School students, grades third through fifth, can sign up for a Nordic jump camp and a freeride camp to be held at Utah Olympic Park. This pilot program is open to 10 spots per camp. Camps are planned for Dec. 7, 14 and 21. Students will be taken from school on a chartered bus to Utah Olympic Park. Each camp costs $100. If more than 10 students sign up per camp, a drawing will be held. For more information, contact Sheri Lee at (435) 649-9337

Winter workshops

The Kimball Art Center invites students of all ages to stop by the Kimball for workshops on the following days: Dec. 18, holiday cookie plates; Dec. 19, paper card and ornament making; Dec. 20, gingerbread houses, sculptures and snowman making; Dec. 26, Mad Hatter party hats; Dec. 27, New Year’s noise makers. The winter workshops are from 2 to 5 p.m. and are $20 per craft. All proceeds support Kimball Art Center’s education programs. To reserve your spot, contact the Kimball Art Center at (435) 649-8882.

2007 tax break on college savings

The Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) reminds Utahns of the Dec. 31 deadline to receive a 2007 state tax deduction or credit for contributions made to their Utah 529 college savings plan account(s). New account applications and contributions must be received at the Utah Educational Savings Plan office by Monday, Dec. 31, by 5 p.m. MST, to qualify for the 2007 tax year. For more information, visit the Utah Educational Savings Plan Web site, .

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