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CLC nursing students volunteer for disaster training

Gina Gakin (left) of Crosby and Trese Lund of Brainerd teamed up to examine a di

Members of the Associate Degree Nursing Club at Central Lakes College recently participated in two voluntary training activities.

Thirty-four students signed up for a recent Saturday of disaster training from the American Red Cross with trainer Janice Springer of the St. Cloud office in the Lecture Hall on the Brainerd campus.

In addition, students were trained through Minnesota Responds and Crow Wing County Public Health region manager Kari Springer in a course offered at CLC.

“We must be lifelong learners in the nursing profession in order to provide the highest quality of care to clients, families and communities,” said Darci Goeden, club adviser.

Students in Red Cross disaster training: Angela Phillips and Pamela Jindra, both of Aitkin; Alaina Kolbeck, Jennifer Linehan and Christina Timm, all of Baxter; Kelly Hammerbeck, Abigail Baillif, Lacey McCulley, Trese Lund, Sacha Larson, Rachel Maki, Lisa Veith, Jennifer Gillette, Jessica Adair and Roxanne Molin-Rietveld, all of Brainerd; Krista Spizzo, Breezy Point; Vanessa Lofquist, Gina Gakin and Carrie Swanson, all of Crosby; Shelly Herron, Deerwood; Hanni Lyon, Holdingford; Lisa Liebfried, Ivanhoe; Hannah Rempe, Lake Shore; Britney Meyer, Little Falls; Christina Biermaier, Merrifield; Brianna Tramm, Mora; Joshua Klous, Onamia; Kelly Baker, Pequot Lakes; Debbie Bowman, Pierz; Koa Combs, Princeton; Sarah Plumski, Royalton; Sheila Przybilla, St. Cloud; Emily Crilly, Sartell; and Kristi Jokela, Sauk Rapids.