Rus Brown, American Heart Association instructor and Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department assistant chief, will teach the following emergency preparedness classes in Fortuna:

-- CPR: Refresher class April 1, 6-8 p.m., with a $35 fee. Introductory instruction is three hours in length with a $45 fee, with date and hours to be announced.

-- First aid: Four-hour class taught by Rus Brown, with a $40 fee. The next class is March 31 at 6 p.m.

Space is limited so sign up now. For more information or class dates, call Christina at the Fortuna Parks and Recreation Office at 707-725-7620.