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March: Health-related events and classes

FRIENDS AND FAMILY CPR is March 25 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. For details and registration, visit

MIRACLE HILL MINISTRIES hosts an orientation and information session for potential foster families twice each month. To learn more, visit

PENDLETON PLACE offers supervised visitation and custody exchanges through the Family Bridges program. Visits and exchanges are offered in a safe, homelike environment without contact between the custodial parents or caregivers and the noncustodial parents. For details, visit or call 864-516-1236.

THE RED CROSS offers lifesaving health and safety classes in first aid, infant CPR, adult CPR, child CPR, AED, baby-sitter training and more. Call for information or the current schedule. Registration is required. Visit

HEARTSAVER CPR is offered regularly at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at or call 864-675-4400.

CAR SEAT CHECKS are available by appointment with Safe Kids Spartanburg (register at or by appointment with Safe Kids Upstate (call 864-454-1109).

WHISPERING HOPE, a therapeutic riding program, is at Whispering Pines Stables in Mauldin. The program offers disabled or disadvantaged children the opportunity to gain confidence, practice and integrate newly gained skills and interact socially through horsemanship skills. Visit or call 864-288-7458.

HAPPY HOOVES THERAPEUTIC EQUESTRIAN CENTER offers equine-assisted activities and therapies for special needs children and adults, as well as at-risk children and teens. Visit

IRON TRIBE FITNESS on Woodruff Road in Greenville is launching a fitness and nutrition program for kids. Classes for children ages 7 – 10 and 11 – 15 begin March 6. Kids will learn how to move properly, build strength and nutrition. The program is open to all children. Membership to the gym isn't required. Call 864-990-2020 for details.