Cuyahoga County & Cleveland NAACP to hold Free Self-Defense Seminars

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CUYAHOGA COUNTY – Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, in partnership with the Cleveland NAACP, announced the launch of the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department Strategies Against Violent Encounters (S.A.V.E.) Initiative. In cooperation with Witness/Victim Services Center, the Sheriff’s Department will conduct four, free self‐defense seminars across the county on awareness and actions to avoid or address violent encounters.
The self‐defense seminars will take place every Thursday evening in October. Please see the times and locations below.

October 3, 2013
6:00‐8:00 PM
Collinwood Recreation Center
16300 Lake Shore Blvd
Cleveland, Ohio 44110

October 10, 2013 
6:00‐8:00 PM
Zone Recreation Center
6301 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44102

October 17, 2013
 7:00‐9:00 PM
Warrensville Heights YMCA
4433 Northfield Road
Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128

October 24, 2013
 7:00‐9:00 PM
Shiloh Middle School
2302 Grantwood Drive
Parma, Ohio 44134