Design Your Life lecture to be held
"Design Your Life: Inventing the Next Chapter," a free lecture by Kingsley Gallup, will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Durango Arts Center theater, 802 East Second Ave.
Free lectures are offered monthly.
For more information, visit www.kingsleygallup.com or call 426-2130.
Heart Safe La Plata announces classes
To celebrate National CPR Awareness Week, Heart Safe La Plata will offer a CPR and automated external defibrillator class to the community at a discount price of $10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Durango Fire & Rescue Authority Station No. 1, 142 Sheppard Drive.
The class will cover adult CPR and the AED. Participants will earn a two-year CPR certification. It is limited to 40 students.
CPR PRO for health-care providers or first responders will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. June 11 at the station. This is professional-level emergency cardiac care for adult and pediatric emergencies, including bag-valve mask. The cost is $50 and includes a book and two-year certification.
For more information and class schedules, visit www.heart
safelaplata.org. To sign up, call 382-6003.
Instructors also are available to teach at business locations, churches or service clubs by calling 769-7473.
Resources available to quit chewing tobacco
MyLastDip.com, a Web site designed for young people, is free to any smokeless tobacco user between the ages of 14 and 25 who wants to quit. Killthecan.org also is designed to help people quit using smokeless tobacco.
San Juan Basin Health Department has free Quit Chew kits at the front desk, or call Caleb at 247-5702, ext. 236, to set up a free appointment.
United Blood Services announces drives
United Blood Services will hold the following drives:
•United Blood Services office from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 146 Sawyer Drive in Bodo Park.
•New Country Auto Center from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at 1200 Carbon Junction.
•Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at 265 Turner Drive.
•Durango Coffee Co. and Maria's Bookshop from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at 960 Main Ave.
•Cortez Community Drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Church Hall at First United Methodist Church, 515 North Park St. in Cortez.
•Durango Coffee Co. and Maria's Bookshop from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at 730 Main Ave.
Those who donate through June 13 will be entered to win a motorcycle and other items.
For more information, call (800) 863-4524 or visit www.
Red Cross seeking volunteers to teach
The Southwest Colorado chap-ter of the American Red Cross is looking for volunteers interested in teaching community disaster preparedness classes.
The Red Cross will train participants and provide them with the tools necessary to teach local residents how to prepare for emergency situations that might occur in the area.
For more information, call Cindi Shank at 259-5383 or