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8 Thursday, August 28, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Thermax Clean Care Center SpecialLring in Steam Cleaning Home * Business * Auto * RV ~ Equipment, Sales and Rentals - Rent the world's best Steam Cleaner (702) 727-1339 $8 for 24 hours 1200 N. Leslie St. -FREE- I0x12 Room Pahrump, NV 89041 Cleaned if mention this ad Engraving 140 E, Nicholas Way Wed Sat " - Fri 10 -10"43 , [[[e.  ] Qt...wo  [' Wllsn [i ' lfi 372 Gold Point comes to Pahrump by Mary Lamar Gazette Staff PAHRUMP--Residents from Gold Point attended a first responder course in Pahrump on August 18-22, traveling about 175 miles to expand their medical capabilities. The course lasted eight-hours each day; students slept in the ambulance bay each night. The 40-hour course was packed into a one-week class. The course presented an exciting opportunity to develop emergency medical skills and knowledge that will enable the student to assist people who have sustained an accidental injury or who are suffering from a sudden illness or medical problem. The course follows a national curriculum that was developed by representatives from many federal and state agencies and from professional medical groups. Leslie Maison of Pahrump and a certified first responder,instructed this course. The first part of this course was for the students to understand their roles and responsibilities as emergency medical service providers. Students were taught that provid- ing emergency medical care is stressful physically and emo- tionally. EMS personnel are trained to be prepared at all times, know what equipment is essential, be able to think on their feet and understand the fundamentals of: responding promptly to the scene; protecting themselves; and protecting the inci- dent scene and patients from further harm. The one-week course schedule consisted of ABC (airway, breathing, circulation) airway care and rescue breathing; patient assessment; medical emergencies; bleeding, shock, and soft tissue injuries; injuries to muscles and bones; child- birth; and extrication, Maison reported. Temporary senior site manager PAHRUMP--Jean Haffey temporarily replaced Marcia Sabala as the Pahrump Senior Center site manager on Wednesday. Sabala had emergency surgery for a gall bladder problem on Monday. She is reportedly doing fine at this time. Paula King, the Nye County Senior Nutrition Program Director, asked Haffey to temporarily fulfill the duties at the Pahrump center because Haffey is a former site manager and knows the territory. She served in the capacity from January Briefly Noted 1994 to January 1995. Haffey also was on the Project Council board tbr a year. "I would do almost anything for Paula," Haffey said. "She has a very difficult job in this time of turmoil. I'm just here for the duration until Marcia can come back. "It's like old home week. People have been extremely nice to me. My phone rang off the hook last night." Haffey will also be writing the senior news column for the community newspapers each week. 4 Of Course You can NoToAbuse will soonhave an informative 12 week course in Parent Strengthening, which is a Nurturing program. This class is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is a great opportunity for all ages and walks of life to enhance their parenting and nurturing skills. Or for the novice, a chance to develope those skills that will add con- fidence and capability for their future children or newborn babies. This course is free of charge. You'll have fun enter- ing the exciting world of nur- turing, utilizing hands on ex- perience that coincide with each lesson. Children ages two and up will enjoy a structured nurturing class that is age ap- i propriate, reinforcing the learning experience for the whole family. Regretfully, we are not set up for infants new- born - 2 years. You must pre-register as space is limited. The invitation to participate in this program is open to all. Whether you are the husband, father of the child, supportive friend, family rela- tion, or someone who would like to learn more about nur- turing, feel free to sign up and join our class. We would like very much to meet you. For more information, con- tact Sandy at No To Abuse 751-1118. Or stop by at 1471 E. Highway 372. 55 A-Live class "55-A-Live" mature driv- ing class will be held Septem- ber 16-17, 1997. $8 per per- son. Class limited to 35. Call Don at 727-0427. Leave nmne and phone number. Sousa on parade The Nevada Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Richard L. McGee, will once again enlighten all with its popular Sousa concert se- ries on Sunday, September 28 at 2 p.m. at Community Col- lege of Southern Nevada. Selections will include the familiar marches Of the grea t John Phillip Sousa, as well as great standard literature for concert band. "Sousa on Parade" will be performed at the Nicholas Horn Theatre on CCSN's Cheyenne campus, located at 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave, one mile east of I- 15 North. Tick- ets are $10 for adults, and $8 for students and seniors. For reservations call (702) 651- 5483. CCNGS Monthly meeting The Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society (CCNGS) will hold their monthly meeting on Thurs- day September 18 at 7 p.m. at the Katherine Center (Refor- mation Lutheran Church, 580 East St. Louis), Las Vegas. The meeting this month celebrates the Society's 2I birthday. The meeting includes election and installation of of- ricers for the 1997-98 year and the Annual Heritage Potluck with cake and ice cream. The public is invited to bring their favorite family dish and join in an evening of en- joyable exchange of family stories and traditions as well as good food. Meetings are open to the public interested in doing Family History Research. For further information CCNGS can be reached by Voice Mail at 225-5838 or by e-mail: CCNG S @ JUNO .COM. Beginmng Genealogy Class LAS VEGAS - The Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society (CCNGS) announces it will hold a beginning Gene- alogy class in September. The class will be in two parts. Part one will be held September 6 at the Bigelow Health Science Building, room 131 on the UNLV cam- pus. Part two will be held Sep- tember 27 also at the Bigelow Health Science Building. Sign-in will be at 9:15 a.m. with class starting at 9:30 a.m., ending at 12:30 p.m. The class is offered flee and open to the public inter- ested in learning how to start doing their Family History. For further information or to reserve a seat, contact CCNGS at E-mail: CCNGS@JUNO.COM or Voice mail: 225-5838. lip