Stories tagged with: AWARE

October 26, 2013 - 3:56pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

In honor of National Awareness Month, a local church hosted a community festival to teach the public safe practices.

The New Covenant Church in South Zanesville connected with the Red Cross, Help Me Grow, Rambo and other community outreach organizations to teach visitor's about emergency plans, fire safety and healthy living.

"We just want people to be aware of their surroundings, of their physical surroundings, of fires and things of that nature," said Pastor, Eric...

February 20, 2012 - 8:16am
3 years 39 weeks ago

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After a recent string of purse snatching in Zanesville WHIZ spoke with a self defense instructor who realizes a few simple moves could mean the difference between life and death....

A Women's Active Response Education- or AWARE- was first created by Third Degree Black Belts Brad Seward and Bob Hall.

"We want them to learn to block one time because we don't want them to...

February 4, 2012 - 12:48pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

To avoid becoming the next victim of a crime, women are being encouraged to take an active approach to protecting themselves.

AWARE is a self defense system designed specifically for women. In the class women learn, not only how to defend themselves with basic blocks and strikes, but also how to prevent attacks before they happen.

"What we want to teach women is to walk around and hold their heads high, which makes them look confident and makes them less of a target,"...

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