What can you do to make yourself safe in and out of your home? How can you make your house hard to break into? What do you do if you are alone and your car breaks down on the road? What can you do to protect yourself ? How can you avoid becoming a target?

These questions and more are answered in the Refuse To Be A Victim program for men and women. It is being held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Cowanesque Valley Rod and Gun Club at 128 Addison Hill Road in Elkland. Certified course instructors are Marilyn Jones and Pat Butts.

Those who attend this crime prevention and personal safety program will learn common sense techniques on how to minimize the risk of becoming a victim at home, in the workplace and in other situations. Included are personal safety strategies and tips on how to create a personalized safety plan to be prepared for whatever happens.

The fee is $10 per person. To register, send your name, address, phone number, email address and date of birth to Marilyn Jones at jones_mk@yahoo.com. Those with questions can call Jones at 570-549-2794.