Rigorous Leadership & Navy SEAL’s Program Available to Local Youth

8/19/2013 - City of Portland
389 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04101
www.portlandmaine.gov
CONTACT: Nicole Clegg, 207-756-8173, 207-272-4477 (cell) nicoleclegg@portlandmaine.gov


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 19, 2013

Rigorous Leadership & Navy SEAL’s Program Available to Local Youth

Police Department partners with Maine Leadership Institute to offer SEALSfit

PORTLAND, Maine – Starting Monday September 2nd, the Portland Police Department and the Maine Leadership Institute will offer its third SEALSfit, a seven-week youth leadership and anti-bullying program led by retired Navy SEAL Hans Ruediger with mentors from local, county, and state law enforcement agencies. The course incorporates physical training based on the US Navy SEALS regiment and interpersonal skills development. The free program is open to Greater Portland youth ranging in age from fifteen to eighteen years-old, who can attend all twenty sessions (graduation October 18). The course scheduled is three days a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Classes are held at the Portland Police Department and physical training will take place at the soccer field adjacent to the Back Cove. The deadline for registration is August 26, 2013.


To register or for more information about SEALSfit, contact Lt. Janine Roberts at (207) 874-8927 or via email at JROB@portlandmaine.gov. To print out an application or watch a video of a past course visit the city’s website, http://police.portlandmaine.gov/showart.asp?contentID=1495


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Nicole Clegg
Director of Communications
City of Portland
389 Congress Street, Room 208
Portland, ME 04101
office: 207-756-8173
cell: 207-272-4477