Women’s Expo 2019 Successful Community Event
Updated March 16, 2019 7:02 PM
(BEDFORD) – The Limestone Boys and Girls Club was packed Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.. with more than 92 vendors, offering products, services, and a variety of information related to women’s issues. This year will mark the fourth year of the free community event.
“I was first in line, and I love going to the Woman’s Expo.” said Hope Terrell of Mitchell from free drawings, food, and even some dancing, took place at the event.
Wilma Walls of Paoli commented on how she likes the displays and variety of information offered from insurance and banking groups. And a good opportunity to find out about other groups and services.
An issue that a lot of women was interested in this year was Self Defense and Protection Issues.
Angee’s Guns 2824 Washington Avenue will be conducting a National Rifle Association Course, “Refuse to be a Victim” the program teaches tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and avoid becoming a victim. Seminars are held across the nation and open to men and women of all ages. The seminar will be held on April 6, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.. You can go to http://rtbav.nra.org for more information. There is a 25 student limit for the course. This is a National Rifle Association Certified Course. Call Angees Guns at 812-675-5320.
Another well-attended demonstration of Introduction to self-defense was displayed by Lucas Martial Arts in Bedford. It was well attended by several women of all ages at their 1:30 p.m. demonstration. Lucas Martial Arts can offer a variety of Self Defense offerings and helpful hints on how not to be a victim of a violent crime, and offer tips on how to be situation aware. Course offerings based on demand can be introductory to more advanced Self Defense skills.
They demonstrated what to do if someone randomly attacked you, to how to react if a weapon was actually used in an attack, As well as, ensuring you are doing all you can, not be a victim. Lucas Martial Arts is located at 715 6th Street in Bedford, and they can be contacted at 812-277-0717.
And for those in the wanting to improve fitness and health, AnyTime Fitness offers a variety of fitness programs to put your life back into a fit and balanced lifestyle. The first couple of sessions, a personal trainer evaluates muscle and compensation techniques to make sure workouts and fitness routines are safe and not injure the body. Then, evaluate what type of personal goals you are trying to achieve. They offer a variety of men and women’s programs to get you into a healthier lifestyle.
The Expo was a fun experience with a drawing of “Lady Bucks drawing” that allowed attendees to enter in a drawing and get $50 bucks in spending on merchandise in the venue which created a lot of excitement. Pam Wessell of Bedford stated “This is my third year, coming and I enjoy seeing what sparks my interest. Each year is different and we love coming.
Not one person can come out of the event empty-handed from Jewelry, crafts, and health care products; many left the event with bags full of goodies. The event always has something to offer for people of all ages. This year’s Expo did not disappoint, and many got to meet new and old friends.
We will look for you at next year’s Expo.
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