NRA seminar aims for crime prevention

WARREN -- The National Rifle Association's Refuse To Be A Victim program will conduct a crime prevention seminar 5 p.m. Sept. 7 at the YWCA of Warren, 375 North Park Ave.
The seminar is three to four hours long, open to women only, and costs $20 for YWCA members and $25 for nonmembers; preregistration is required.
Refuse To Be A Victim seminars teach ways to avoid dangerous situations and prevent criminal confrontations. Seminar topics address personal safety issues and home, automobile, phone, technological, travel and personal security.
Seminar participants are presented with a variety of common-sense crime-prevention and personal safety strategies and devices they can integrate into their daily lives. Firearm instruction is not included.
To pre-register, call the YWCA at (330) 373-1010; for more information about this seminar, contact certified instructor Pam Karousis at (330) 638-6245 (work) or (330) 720-1110 (cell) or
To find other Refuse To Be A Victim seminars, or for information on becoming a certified instructor for the program, call (800) 861-1166, e-mail, or visit the program's Web site at

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