A total of 20 local and area students have become
better babysitters, the result of completing a
“Babysitting Basics” all-day course at The Bellevue
The participants met from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on
Monday, Feb. 17 in the hospital’s Conference Center.
The class is for potential babysitters ages 11 and
The course introduced the future babysitters to the
roles and responsibilities of the babysitter,
including how to handle emergencies and illness, the
basics of bathing, diapering, and feeding infants,
playtime suggestions, and safety and nutrition.
Each student received a certificate of
completion, a handbook, and T-shirt. Lunch was also
provided for the participants.
Members of the class included Makenzie
Reiter, Jenna Hoppe, Megan Schlett, Alivia Frost,
Delaney Davis, Lauren Hamer, Brianna Stockmaster,
Brooke Mallow, Sierra Walker, Elizabeth Harper,
Haley Jacobs, Marissa Gill, Kimberly Rohrbach,
Samantha George, Lillian Royster, Ashley Van Doren,
Kate Jess, Lexi Evarts, Emma Steinbauer, and Madison
The next Babysitting Basics course at The Bellevue
Hospital is scheduled for Monday, June 14 in the
Conference Center, Building B, at the former
hospital facility located at 815 Northwest Street.
For additional information or to sign up for the
next class, contact the Centralized Scheduling
Department: in Bellevue phone 419.483.4040, Ext.
4326; in Clyde phone 419.547.0074, Ext. 4326.