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National Night Out - New Hope's Night to Unite

The New Hope Police Department will coordinate an event for neighborhoods that recognizes the new Minnesota Night to Unite as well as National Night Out.

Start Date: October 1, 2008
City, State: New Hope, MN
Intended audience(s):
Business owners, Children, College or university student, staff, or faculty, Community volunteers, Homeowner or neighborhood associations, K-12 school faculty or administrators, Local elected officials, Local government agency officials (other than public safety), Local news media, Members of civic organizations, Military service members and their families, Parents, Representatives of public safety agencies besides law enforcement (fire, emergency services, emergency planning/management), Senior citizens, Teens, Watch groups (Block, Neighborhood, Business), Youth-serving organizations (B&G Clubs, YMCA, etc.)

Tuesday August 4, 2009 ,will be "National Night Out, New Hope's Night to Unite." New Hope has participated in National Night Out for many years.  Each year we see more participation by neighborhoods.  This year we also want to recognize the new state initiative Night to Unite, so we have come up with a unique title that fits both.  Neighborhoods will be encouraged to host events on their block.  The police, fire, and public works department;  cIty council and mayor; ambulance service; and McGruff the Crime Dog will visit neighborhoods and encourage continued participation and partnership in crime prevention activities throughout the year.  Neighborhoods will be able to participate in a food and school supply drive to support local charities and schools that serve familes in need in our community.  All residents are encourage to participate. 

Organizers who submit their completed registration by July 1, 2009, will be eligible to receive picnic packs for their event.  The packs include picnic supplies as well as any donated items we receive from the business community. 

Neighborhoods that wish to block off their street for a block party must turn in their completed paperwork by July 21, 2009, so barricades can be ordered. 

Businesses and community organizations are encouraged to participate by sharing information with their staff and customers. Businesses with sign boards stating, "Sign up Now for National Night Out, New Hope's Night to Unite" can display them any time from June 1-July 15.

 If you need more information, or would like to register an event please contact Officer Nichole Korth at 763-531-5140.  Registration materials are also available on the city's Web page, www.ci.new-hope.mn.us.

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