Internet Safety Course In Wellington

Wellington is partnering with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to offer an Internet safety training course Wednesday, July 31 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Wellington Community Center.

The course is for parents or anyone working with children between the ages of 5 and 17 and will cover the vulnerabilities of children using current technology such as smart phones and social networking. It will also explore the difficult subject of self-exploitation.

Edward Russo, program manager from the Center for Missing and Exploited Children, will be leading the training discussion. There will be a PowerPoint presentation on Internet safety followed by a question and answer period.

Seating is limited. RSVP to Deputy Poritz with the sheriff’s office via e-mail at