Community Guest Speakers

Community Guest Speakers

Speaker, educator, advocate.

Upcoming speaking engagements, Guest Speaker Series on many topics.

Self-Defense for Seniors

Eastside Family Y
10/5/22 - 10/5/22
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The concept of self-defense for seniors gives techniques to overcome vulnerability and reduce the need for physical contact. Join Brian Arrington of TKO-Erie for this informative talk on situational awareness and knowing your capabilities.

DATE: Wednesday, October 5th

TIME: 10:00 am

LOCATION: Eastside YMCA GE Multi-purpose Room

COST: Free and Open to the Public

No Registration Required

Speaker Brian S. Arrington has over 28 years experience in law enforcement. He is a Certified 6th Degree Black Belt, Member of the Blackbelt Hall of Fame, Police Defensive Tactics Instructor, U.S. Army Hand to Hand Combat Instructor, National Sport Karate Competitor and former State Fighting Champion.

Questions? Please contact Karen McLellan at [email protected] or 814-899-9622 ext 240


Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/05/22
Registration
Closed

Working Safely Around The Home/Managing Chronic Pain

Eastside Family Y
10/12/22 - 10/12/22
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Tis the season for yard work, like raking leaves and preparing gardens for the inevitable appearance of snow. It’s important work, but it’s even more important to use caution and remain injury-free as the seasons change!

Join Occupational Therapist Allison Blatt of UPMC Center for Rehab Services to hear her tips for safe yard cleanup and how to know when you should call the doctor in the event of injury or illness. Additionally, she will discuss different treatment options to manage pain, whether it’s from a recent injury or due to chronic issues.

The talk is free and open to the public. Can’t make it? Catch the live-stream on the YMCA of Greater Erie Facebook page. You won’t want to miss this informative talk!

SPEAKER: Allison Blatt, M.S., OTR/L

DATE: Wednesday, October 12

TIME: 10:00 am

LOCATION: Eastside YMCA GE Multipurpose Room

Any questions, please contact Karen McLellan at [email protected] or call 814-899-9622 ext 240


Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/12/22
Registration
Closed