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TCC Gadsden to host safety series

The Tallahassee Community College Gadsden Center will offer a new series of monthly safety trainings targeted to Gadsden County business owners, their employees and community members.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

The series kicks off with a human trafficking training course from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 30.

The training will be provided by Mindy Conney, senior intelligence analyst for Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Other upcoming sessions include:

• Friday, April 27, 1-3 p.m.: Domestic Violence Training provided by Bobby Smith, Refuge House community counselor;

• Friday, May 25, 1-3 p.m.: Elderly Abuse Training provided by Allison Bryant, Florida Department of Elder Affairs statewide elder abuse prevention coordinator, and the Area Agency on Aging for North Florida;

• Friday, June 29, 1-3 p.m.: Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event Training provided by G. W. Lupton, Tallahassee Community College emergency services coordinator;

• Friday, July 27, 1-3 p.m.: Hurricane Preparation Training provided by G. W. Lupton;

• Saturday, August 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Community Safety Awareness Day, featuring Quincy Police Chief Glenn Sapp, community partners, parenting classes and more.

The center is located at 223 Pat Thomas Parkway in Quincy.

Interested individuals may register by contacting the TCC Gadsden Center at or (850) 558-3620.

Special to The Herald