Karate instructor offering free women's self-defense class

SUGAR HILL - A senior master karate instructor will teach a free women's self-defense class in June.

The class is designed to teach awareness, preparedness and easy-to-learn skills that will help women and teen girls feel more confident and safe.

The instructor, Deborah Jett of Karate World in Suwanee, has been training in and teaching martial arts for 14 years.

The class is scheduled for 6 p.m. June 19. Space is limited, so contact Darcee Shafer at 770-831-7413 or dshafer@cityofsugarhill.

com to reserve a spot.

SideBar: If you go

· What: Women's Self Defense Class

· When: 6 p.m. June 19

· Where: Sugar Hill Community Center, 1166 Church St.

· Cost: Free

· Note: Space is limited, so interested participants should contact Darcee Shafer at 770-831-7413 or dshafer@cityofsugarhill.com to reserve a spot.