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Join in National Night Out on August 1 to Help Fight Crime

Tuesday May 30th, 2017

Townships are encouraged to plan community activities to observe the National Asso­ciation of Town Watch’s 34th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1.

In addition to the traditional vigil of turning on porch lights, many communities also sponsor block parties, cookouts, parades, police visits and demonstrations, neighborhood flashlight walks, safety fairs, contests, rallies, and youth programs and activities.

Townships that are interested in sponsoring National Night Out events should register with the National Association of Town Watch to receive a free planning kit, including sample news releases, artwork, and a promotional guide.

To register, call the association toll-free at (800) NITE-OUT (648-3688) or go to and click on the link for registration.