WAR Summer Series

Join us for a time of learning and empowerment each month as we explore the world of risk for women and learn how we can create circles of
protection around those at-risk in our communities and those at-risk globally.

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 Hope is Rising Awareness Concert
Saturday, June 22 6-9pm
Featuring Artist and Survivor Rhoda Kershaw
& Artist and Activist Kelsey Rottiers

Hosted at the Garden Club Park Stage in
Downtown Rockford, right behind the Rockford
WAR Chest Boutique’s new location!*Bring your own blanket or chair for seating.
Rhoda will be sharing her story and both artists will be signing CDs.
Some content may not be suitable for young children.

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Book Discussion: Sold* by Patricia McCormick
Thursday, July 25 6:30—8:30pm at WAR HQ
Guest Speaker: Bimala Shrestha Pokharel, Director of Higher Ground Ministry in Nepal
*Sold will be 10% Off for the months of June and July for those signed up to attend the book discussion

WAR HQ: 2790 44th Street SW, Wyoming, MI 49519


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One Light Self-Defense Workshops
Saturday, August 10 at WAR HQ
*Space is Limited. Register Now by calling (616) 855-0796
Cost: Suggested $5 donation. All donations will be designated to WAR’s Domestic Safe-houses fund.

Workshop 1
Beginners Self Defense
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9am—12:30pm

Workshop 2
Secondary Self Defense
Registration: 1:30pm
Training: 2pm—5:30pm
*This session is for those who previously
participated in the March training

The 3-hour workshops will teach:
• Avoidance tactics
• Self-defense misconceptions
• Offensive/defensive techniques:(e.g., strikes and targets, chokes, grabs, bear hugs, and hair pulls)
*Additional Details: Participants must be at least 11 years old and should dress in comfortable clothing and gym shoes. No flip-flops or jewelry, please. Participants must fill out a waiver on the day of the event prior to participating. Women under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


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