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Lifesaving Resources graduates 29 new Ice Rescue Instructors
Lifesaving Resources, LLC Lifesaving Resources, LLC
Kennebunkport, ME
Monday, February 21, 2022

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Lifesaving Resources completed its 22nd annual INTERNATIONAL ICE RESCUE INSTRUCTOR ACADEMY on Sunday, February 20, graduating 30 new Ice Rescue Instructors.  First Responders participated in this grueling, intensive, boot-camp style training Academy from Wisconsin, Washington, South Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, and Alaska.

The graduates will return to their own departments to train other First Responders in Ice Safety & Rescue, and are also encouraged to engage in community-wide education programs on drowning prevention and ice safety.

The 4-day Academy, conducted by Lifesaving Resources in Portland, Maine, began on Thursday, February 17 and continued through February 20.  The First Responders participated in 13 hours of classroom and 18 hours of instruction on and through the ice during bitter cold temperatures.

Lifesaving Resources (www.lifesaving.com) is a private company dedicated to drowning and aquatic injury prevention and emergency management.  Located in Kennebunkport, Maine, Lifesaving Resources is recognized both nationally and internationally as a leader in Ice and Water Rescue training programs for First Responders.  The company develops educational programs in Water Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue, Ice Rescue, Lifeguarding, Drowning Prevention and Aquatics Safety, and conducts this training throughout North America as well as Internationally.  The company conducts an annual INTERNATIONAL ICE RESCUE INSTRUCTOR ACADEMY, as well as an INTERNATIONAL WATER RESCUE INSTRUCTOR ACADEMY.  The purpose of these internationally-recognized Academies is to train and authorize Ice and Water Rescue Instructors for Fire, Rescue, EMS, and Law Enforcement agencies.  For information on any of their programs, please access their website at https://www.lifesaving.com.



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Name: Gerald M. Dworkin
Title: Consultant, Aquatics Safety and Water Rescue
Group: Lifesaving Resources, LLC
Direct Phone: 207-967-8614
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