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Home Alone Safety
Juanita Allen Kingsley, Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems, the parent company of the Natick Visiting Nurse Association and New Century Homecare Services
A health educator, Ms. Kingsley trains more than 2,000 people in the MetroWest region annually through her First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, CPR and AED classes in addition to the variety of health and safety programs she teaches. Juanita has successfully created and facilitated myriad programs aimed at providing individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools to foster effective and positive social development. A certified EMT since 2001, Juanita managed the Wellness Center at Hale Reservation (the nation’s largest day camp); served as health care supervisor at Horizons for Youth, Sharon, Mass.; and has served as instructor trainer and instructor with the Red Cross, American Heart Association, Medic First Aid and National Safety Council. She received her Wilderness EMT training certification through Mountain Aid Training International.
In Home Alone Safety, children will learn telephone and door answering techniques, internet safety, accident and fire protection, first aid techniques and how children should manage their time when home alone for short periods of time. The class includes a variety of teaching methods, including a video and role playing and is open to anyone ages 9 to 11.
Registration is required. To register, visit www.newtoncommunityed.org. For additional information, call 617-559-6999.
Century Health Systems is located at 209 West Central Street, Suite 316, Natick, Mass., 01760. For additional information, call 508-651-1786 or visit www.centuryhealth.org.
More About Burr Elementary School
Located in the village of Auburndale, Burr Elementary School welcomes children from a variety of social, economic and racial backgrounds. It's cultural diversity is displayed each year during a world culture festival, where students show off traditions and pride for their heritage. It's neighborhood location helps provide a sense of community among parents, teachers, and students.
Social action is a large focus at Burr; students participate in the Burr Organization of Youth Action (BOOYA) program, which includes volunteer opportunities such as bake sales for the library, shoveling driveways for seniors and helping out with the Special Olympics. The school is lead by Principal Mindy Johal.
Burr Elementary School is one mile from the West Newton MBTA Commuter Rail station and less than one mile from the Auburndale MBTA Commuter Rail station (purple line, Framingham/Worcester line). The #170, #553 and #554 MBTA buses also stop nearby at the intersection of River Street and Pine Street.
Other events here
- Weeknight Coed Softball with BSSC Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 6:00 pm