October 6 - 19, 2007 A+9
Karate classes at Snedigar Free classes help beautify yards
Youths and adults learn karate at Snedigar Recreation Center from Jim Raemisch
Two landscape and irrigation classes are offered to City of Chandler utility
and Scott Hefi ngton, who have been teaching martial arts together for more than
customers free of charge.
Learn the concepts of yard design, how to plan for small spaces, the desert plant
The classes stress kicking, punching and stances. After two months, students
palette, plant selection, plant combinations and how to have color year round in
will have the ability to test for a yellow belt. Classes include stretching and self
the three-session series “Southwest Landscaping,” offered 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Oct. 9,
16 and 23.
Youth classes last 30 minutes and are held Tuesdays starting at 6 p.m. Adult
The three-part “Irrigation Workshops 1-3” series, held 6 to 8:45 p.m. Oct. 30,
classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $11
Nov. 6 and Nov. 13, walks residents through the components of their irrigation
per month for youth and $16 per month for adults.
systems, showing them how to design and install a system, program their irrigation
Contact Raemisch at email@example.com
or 480-225-0045 with
systems, and troubleshoot problems.
All classes are held at the Senior Center at 202 E. Boston St. in Chandler. To
register, call the City of Chandler’s Water Conservation Offi ce at 480-782-3580.
Tutoring is Smart Move
Smart Move Tutoring is a new, one-on-one private tutoring business that works
October is Domestic Violence
with students, parents and classroom teachers.
The tutors are credentialed area teachers who come to the student’s home as
well as meet at local Chandler and Gilbert libraries Monday Domestic Violence encompasses partner abuse, battering, intimate partner violence and
dating violence, and is defi ned as a pattern of intentional violent and/or controlling behavior
by a person who is currently, or was previously, in an intimate relationship with the victim.
“We tutor to improve test-taking skills,
• In 2004 in Arizona, 80 domestic violence related deaths were reported; in 2003, there
study habits, concentrated academic areas were 86 deaths.
or just homework help,” says co-owner
• Arizona is ranked seventh in the nation for number of females murdered by males in
single victim/single offender homicides.
Debi Larkin, who started Smart Move with
• The Chandler Police Department reported 1,871 domestic violence calls in 2005.
Marie Smith. • Every twelve minutes, the Arizona Department of Economic Security receives a call
For information, email debilarkin@yahoo.
from a victim of domestic violence requesting emergency shelter, information or
com or call 480-634-4788.
• Every 44 minutes in Arizona, one or more children witness a domestic violence
• During FY 2004, 25,247 women and children requested shelter of which 9,721 received
shelter. Shelter was unavailable to the other 15,526 women and children at the time it
Leisure Leather chair giveaway
From Catholic Charities and Arizona Department of Corrections
A free leather chair and ottoman valued at $599 are being raffl ed by Leisure RESOURCES:
Leather at Las Tiendas Village in Southern Chandler. Residents have through Oct.
My Sisters’ Place offers emergency shelter to domestic violence victims and their children for
up to 90 days. For more than 20 years, My Sisters’ Place has offered comprehensive services to help
31 to complete a free entry form for a chance to win. women regain their independence and live a violence-free life, such as a 24-hour crisis line, case
The contest is part of Leisure Leather’s second year anniversary celebration.
management, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, housing referrals, educational groups and victim
advocacy. 24-hour Helpline: 480-821-1024.
Leisure Leather is located at 2815 S. Alma School Rd., Suite 12 in Chandler,
Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Tel: 602-279-2900 or 800-782-6400; TTY:
on the northeast corner of Alma School and Queen Creek roads. For details, call
602-279-7270; Fax: 602-279-2980; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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