Horizon Health Offers Safe Sitter Class in October

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Horizon Health will offer a Safe Sitter class for boys and girls ages 11-13 on Monday, October 9. The class will take place from 8:30 am to 3 pm at the Horizon Health Education Center, 15197 US Highway 150, in Paris.

Safe Sitter is a nationally recognized class that teaches children home-alone safety skills when caring for themselves, younger siblings, or while babysitting.

The class provides tips on safety and security precautions, facts about child development and age-appropriate activities, and explains the business aspects of babysitting. Other benefits include enhanced self-esteem, introductory employment skills, personal safety, and other life skills.

The cost is $50, which covers materials and lunch. No parent is required to be present except for picking up and dropping off the child. Register by Monday, October 2, at 5 pm, at MyHorizonHealth.org/Classes. For more information, call 217-466-4333.