Tuesday August 5, 2008 National Night Out

Take Amateur Radio out into the community. Tuesday August 5 2008. Meet your neighbors and promote ham radio as a useful tool to combat crime in our community.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to:

Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods ‘celebrate’ NNO with a variety of events and activities such as:

  • block parties,
  • cookouts,
  • visits from local police and sheriff departments
  • parades,
  • exhibits,
  • flashlight walks,
  • contests, and
  • youth programs.
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