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News: Free class teaches parents, children about bullying


A free class for community members and Centegra associates will teach parents how to bully proof their children. The class is recommended for parents and children in grades five through eight. It will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Road.

McHenry County Crisis Program staff members will teach the class. They will inform parents how to help their children when bullying situations occur. They also will share the message that bullying is preventable and that education can prevent children from becoming bullies.

Attendees will learn practical techniques and have time to practice their new skills. Registration is required. To register, call the Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center concierge at 815-444-2900.

Centegra Health System is committed to meeting the health care needs of the residents of greater McHenry County and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in McHenry and Woodstock, Immediate and Physician Care Centers, Centegra Sage Cancer Center, Health Bridge Fitness Centers and the highly anticipated Centegra Hospital-Huntley.

As the region’s leading health care provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of nearly 4,000 medical professionals, to meet the needs of the growing McHenry County community. For more information on Centegra Health System visit, search Centegra Health System on Facebook and Twitter or call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347).