Empower Wyoming is offering a women's self-defense class Monday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan from 6 to 9 p.m. Director Francine Russell said the area's high rates of domestic abuse and violence against women often go unnoticed, but through her program, she's offering realistic ways any woman can gain confidence and accountability, even in the worst of situations.
Russell explained one of the most important things a woman should know how to do is prevent a physical confrontation, but to be ready if it happens. happens.
Registration is $40, and open until 5 p.m. Monday. The class is open to women 14 and older. To register or get more information, call 620-1511, or