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Greene County Combined Health District Celebrates Women’s Health Week with Workshop

In Uncategorized on April 27, 2011 at 1:24 pm

(XENIA, OH) The Greene County Combined Health District (GCCHD) is celebrating Women’s Health Week, May 8 – 14, 2011, with a self-defense workshop. The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10th from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will be held at the Greene County Media Room, 541 Ledbetter Road in Xenia. The title of the workshop is Empower U: A Women’s Self-Defense Workshop and it will be offered free of charge to women and young girls in the Greene County area.

This workshop will empower women and young girls, ages 13 and older, in the art of personal protection as well as educate them about violence prevention. The workshop is designed to help women enhance their skills, confidence and situational awareness regarding personal safety. Perfect for mothers and daughters to attend together, this workshop will include a Xenia Police Officer to provide tips and techniques on staying safe and professional Martial Arts instructors to provide some hands-on experience.

There is no cost to attend the workshop, however, registration is required and space is limited. For questions or to register, please call 937-374-5669 or email lfox. This workshop is made possible by a grant from the Ohio Department of Health, Office of Healthy Ohio, Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Violence and Injury Prevention Program, and Wright State University Center for Healthy Communities AHEC Region 5.

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