Kent County Sheriff Brian E. Lewis conducted a CPR, automated external defibrillator and basic first aid awareness lesson to members of the community Oct. 26 at Maranatha Life Changing Church in Dover for its “Love my City Day Event” with instructor Harold Mack of the Delaware Department of Correction.

Lewis said he believes everyone should know CPR and how to operate an AED. Learning CPR is a simple way to save a life, and by administering CPR, brain damage due to lack of oxygen to the brain can be prevented until the emergency medical services or paramedics arrive.