Mini Price Storage is a sponsor for this year’s local National Night in Hampton Roads and Richmond. Local events will take place Tuesday, August 2nd in Richmond, Chesapeake, and Suffolk and on October 4th in Hampton, Newport News, and Virginia Beach.
National Night Out is a partnership between the National Association of Town Watch and local Law Enforcement. 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.
The following is a list of cities hosting National Night Out today as reported by WAVY TV 10:
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown event from 5-7 p.m. at the Pass and ID parking lot next to Gate 3 off Route 143.
For more information, call (757) 887-4606.
East Ocean View Recreation Center, located at 9520 20th Bay Street, events start at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (757) 664-6937 or 441-1785.
Lakeside Park, located at 1441 Bainbridge Boulevard, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For more information, call (757) 358-6112.
- Elizabeth City
Waterfront Park from 4 to 9 p.m.
For more information, call (252) 335-4321.
Community kick-off party at 5:30 p.m., at Hall Place Park, located at the corner of Cedar Street and Hall Avenue in the Fairgrounds section of the city. Former Redskins Coach and current Virginia Destroyers Head Coach and General Manager Marty Schottenheimer will join city leaders as they kick-off the festivities.
For more information, call (757) 514-4104 or visit http://www.suffolknno.org/ .
Portsmouth, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg/Poquoson and Hampton have moved their National Night Out to October 4 due to the summer heat wave.
NNO has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation. Plus, the benefits your community will derive from NNO will most certainly extend well beyond the one night.
The Hampton Roads Crime Prevention Association advises you to contact your local law enforcement Crime Prevention unit to find out more about your neighborhood’s night out.