Karate seminars to raise money for actor

DOWNEY - Martial art experts will be offering karate seminars this Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church as part of a fundraiser for actor and martial artist Jeff Speakman, who is battling throat cancer.Speakman has starred in several movies, including "The Expert" alongside James Brolin and "The Perfect Weapon." He announced his cancer diagnosis in February. A team of volunteers will lead Saturday's seminar, including senior professor Rich Hale, professor Scott Higgins, professor and retired LAPD captain Ron Sanchez, associate professor Antranig Parseghian, associate professor Dr. Dave Crouch and head instructor Clark Cole. Cost is $25 for a single seminar and $50 for the day. Proceeds will be deposited in a medical fund for Speakman. For more details, contact Chris Stewart at chris@trinitydowney.com or call (562) 221-4395.

********** Published: May 30, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 07