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EMT Training Class To Be Held in Hanover

Have you ever called 911 for an ambulance because you were experiencing chest pain, shortness of breath, illness, suffered an injury, been involved in an accident, or were assisting someone who was in need of emergency medical assistance?

Did you know that all four ambulance services in Washington County are staffed primarily by “volunteer” employees? Without dedicated folks who are willing to serve in the community, the ambulance services would not be able to continue to operate as they do currently.

Did you know that the number of EMTs in the area has declined over the past several years?

Are you interested in serving your community as an EMT?

An EMT class will be held in Hanover, KS, beginning September 4th. Class will be Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with some Saturday classes as well.

This class is open to anyone, you do not have to live in Washington County to participate.

Financial assistance may be available through your local ambulance service.

If you would like more information, please contact Instructor Caroline Scoville at 785-822-4591 or carolinescoville@gmail.com.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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