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National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 7th, neighborhoods throughout Springfield are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug and gang prevention event. National Night Out, will involve over 10,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 40 million people are expected to participate in ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime’ on August 7th 2012.

National Night Out is designed to:

 1) Heighten crime, drug and gang prevention awareness              
 2) Generate support for, and participate in, local anticrime efforts
 3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships
 4) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

On Tuesday August 7th, residents in neighborhoods throughout Springfield and across
the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with the neighbors and police. Many neighborhoods throughout Springfield will be hosting a variety of special events.  

“This is a night for America to stand together to promote awareness, safety and neighborhood unity. National Night Out Showcase the vital importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight to build a safer nation. On August 7th, we invite neighborhoods to join us in Giving Crime & Drugs A Going Away Party”.

Springfield events are as follows:
Springfield Police Department 2012   
Currently there are at least 8 National Night Out events planned in Springfield. The events are planned in partnership with a variety of community partners. On August 7th, residents in neighborhood throughout Springfield and across the nations are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighborhood and police.
Join us as we give crime a going away party.

Sector C      East Springfield Neighborhood Council and Sector C Community Policing Beat Management Team
5:30 to 7:00 and beyond. Join us for a Neighborhood Hot Dog Roast,        
Marshall Roy Field, St. James Boulevard behind Pottenger School
Free Hotdogs, Soda, Chips, etc-. Music, Bring your lawn chair.
Contact George Bolduc 739-6696 / Kathleen Brown at

Sector D     Indian Orchard Community Police Beat Management Team in partnership with the Indian Orchard Citizens Council   
 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Myrtle Street Park corner of Main and Myrtle Street.
 Hotdogs,  Prizes, Games, Music, etc.
Contact  413 7992084

Sector E    City View Commons / Worthington Commons  at 109 Federal Court
4:00 to 7:00  
Food, Soda, Fun  and Music.   
Contact   737 7847  

A   North End    Kenific Park on Plainfield Steet
Join us for fun, food and friendship
6p.m. to 8p.m.

Sector I     Allen Park Apartments   
251 Allen Park Road   
5p.m. to 9p.m.
Food and fun and friendship.     .

H   East Forest Park National Night Out   
Nathan Bill Park on Plumtree Road
6:00 to 8:00
Free food, bounce House, DJ and Safety Presentations.  

B   Seniority House  307 Chestnut Street Event will take place at the Hobby Club (inside and out)
4 to 7 p.m.  Food and Fun and Friendship.  
Contact Person Lisa (site manager at Seniority House)   739-2243               781-0246

F   Old Hill, Upper Hill and Maple High Six Corners
721 State Street     6 to 8
Fun and friendship, everyone welcome.  
Contact Olivia at 2330409   
For further information please contact Kathleen Brown at: 787-6359 or your Sector Quality of Life Officer

                Thank you for your support of the anti-violence/anti crime effort.  

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