PRAIRIE CITY - A free volunteer training will be offered 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Hospice Building , 254 N.W. Front St. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Hospice volunteers become part of a team effort to bring comfort and support to dying persons and their families. The training will provide insight into companionship and a caring presence, stimulation and/or diversionary activities; respite period for primary care givers; and assistance with walking, transfers, dressing, grooming; eating; preparing and serving snacks; shopping and errands; light household duties and minor repairs; and baby sitting for the family's children.

Those who plan to attend this training are asked to RSVP to 820-3790 by Wednesday, April 9.

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