EmpowHER Safety Day – 8/11/2012

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News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Saturday, August 11, 2012
9:00 – 4:30

Have you ever felt uneasy walking to your car after dark? Are you aware of your surroundings when you are out by yourself? Do you lock your car doors as soon as you enter your car? Have you ever been concerned for your safety?

If you answer “yes” to any of the questions then this day is a must!

Join us on August 11th for an informative, thought-provoking, interactive, seminar designed for women only. Sessions are instructed by Fort Wayne Police Training Center certified instructors and other experts in the Fort Wayne business community.

When: August 11, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing, Fort Wayne
Cost: $25.00 per person which includes continental breakfast, boxed lunch, EMPOWHER t-shirt, and gift bag.
Registration: www.publicsafetyacademy.org
Criteria: Females 15 years of age and older (Parent or guardian must sign a waiver for minors.)

Wear athletic clothing due to hands-on Self Defense class and Firearms demo. Please do not wear sandals or open toed shoes.

Why Should You Consider a Less-Lethal Personal Protection Weapon? Because Your Life Might Depend On It!
Instructor – Sgt. Scott Berning

Women’s Self-Defense, Level 1
Instructor Officer Juan Barrientes, Sgt. Mitch McKinney, Detective Sonia Atienzo

Guns, Safety & Me
Instructor Officer Michael Tapp

The Road Traveled Toward a Career & Passion – How the Two can Live Harmoniously Together
Instructors Deputy Chief Dottie Davis, Director of Training and Jen Fisher, Chamber of Commerce and Lead Singer of Sugar Shot

Sponsors include Fort Wayne Police Training Center, Public Safety Academy, G.I. Joe’s Army Surplus, JFLendingahand, DeBrand Fine Chocolates, Ramos Apparel and Design, Landmark Reception and Catering, and Dunkin Donuts

Vendors include Sudden Impact Gym, Gorilla Crossfit, The Workout, G.I. Joe’s Army Surplus, Fort Wayne Outfitters & Bike Depot, and others.

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