National Night Out Day is observed annually on the first Tuesday in August. It is a community police awareness-raising event in the United States.National Night Out has been celebrated since 1984 and is sponsored by the National Association of Town-Watch in the United States and Canada.
National Night Out was created to increase awareness about police programs in communities.
Some of these programs include:
- Drug prevention
- Town watch
- Neighborhood watch
- Other anti=watch
This event is FREE to venders and to the community! It is a great opportunity for community members to receive important, up-to-date information on; social services, health services, education, insurance and much more. There are wonderful resources and giveaways.
Lots of tables offering different services and resources like: Hudson Valley Housing, Planned Parenthood, MARC agency for addiction and recovery, and of course…..your’s truly….MISN!
There were so many activities for children of all ages: A firetruck demonstration, Police dog demonstration, Animal adoption petting area and of course….BeeBee The Clown!
*Town of Wallkill*