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PAUL-E-PALOOZA 3, a memorial training conference to benefit the children of the late Paul E. Gomez, is now less than 2 months away. If you can get to the Southington Hunt Club Training Facility in Garrettsville, OH to attend I can guarantee it will be worth your time, money and effort — plus it's for a great cause.

The conference will be August 15th and 16th; classes will run from 8:00 am to 5:15 pm (08h00-17h30L) each day. Why should you go?

How about because all of these instructors are volunteering their time to be there?

William Aprill – Aprill Risk Consulting and Training Director of Paul-E-Palooza
Dr. Sherman House – The People’s Dentist and Medical Director of Paul-E-Palooza
Craig Douglas (“Southnarc”)- Total Protection Interactive & Shivworks
Greg Ellifritz – Active Response Training
Chuck Haggard – Agile/Training and Consulting
Michael de Bethencourt –
Paul Carlson – Safety Solutions Academy
James Yeager – Tactical Response
Rob Pincus – Combat Focus Shooting, Personal Defense Network
Kerry Davis – Dark Angel Medical
Dr. Lauren Pugliese – Active Response Training
Cecil Burch – Immediate Action Combatives
Paul Sharp – Sharp Defense
Larry Lindenman – Shivworks
Chris Fry – Modern Defensive Training Systems
John Hearne – Rangemaster and DVC Targets
Ian Wendt – Special Circumstances
Caleb Causey – Lone Star Medics
Morgan Atwood – BFE Labs
Mike Centola – All-Star Tactical
The late Paul Gomez 1
Paul E Palooza 3 is sponsored by Safety Solutions Academy, the Southington Hunt Club Training Facility and Triple Aught Design.

In order to maximize learning potential with this unique gathering of talent, we are told 2- and 4-hour blocks of instruction will be conducted from 8:00am to 5:15pm daily on simultaneous tracks. Attendees will be e-mailed a detailed program schedule for enrollment in specific blocks. Attendance at all courses is “first-come-first served” and instructors reserve the right to limit class size in the interest of safety and comfort.

Registration for the conference is $300, with the proceeds going to the Paul E. Gomez Children’s Trust, dedicated to the support and education of Paul’s beloved children. Registration is limited based on the size of the facility and demand is high, so you're probably gonna want to register ASAP.

Paul Gomez evolution of the drawstroke 4

Travel Information: Garrettsville, OH, is approximately 50 miles southeast of Cleveland. Multiple connecting flights are available daily into Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Akron Canton Airport (CAK), each roughly 50 miles from the training site. Hotels within driving distance of the training location include:

Holiday Inn Express Lordstown-Newton Falls/Warren 4185 State Route 5
Newton Falls, OH 44444
(330) 872-6000

Budget Lodge
4100 Ohio 5
Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330) 872-3833

Econo Lodge
4248 Ohio 5
Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330) 872-0988

Comfort Inn
136 North Park Avenue Warren, OH 44481 (330) 393-1200
Fairfield Inn Warren Niles
1860 Niles Cortland Road Southeast Warren, OH 44484
(330) 544-5774

Holiday Inn Express Hotel Youngstown N (Warren/Niles)
135 Highland Terrace Boulevard
Warren, OH 44484
(330) 544-8807

There are also campsites available at the Conference site for RV (with utility hookups) and tents (with shower and restroom facilities). If you're interested in camping you'll need to send an e-mail after registration ([email protected]).

Gomez - Shooting the Gun off the Bad Guy 2

Note that Saturday night there will be an auction, bonfire, and celebration of Paul’s life. In that auction will be “…various highly desirable goodies for the discerning tacticophile will be conducted; proceeds to enrich the Children’s Trust. Bring yo’ wallet, friends ’n’ neighbors because the gettin' has been good!”

Note: If you or your organization would like to donate an auction item, please contact PEP3 by email ([email protected] ) to discuss. 

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