Communities come together for National Night Out

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 2, 2012) - Little Rock residents are encourage to celebrate National Night Out tonight, October 2,  with a variety of neighborhood events.

    National Night Out is a year-long community building campaign, designed to: (1) Heighten crime prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (4) Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

    There will be block parties, cookouts, flashlight walks, festivals, visits from local officials and law enforcement, safety fairs and youth events.

    There are sixteen Night Out events signed up with the Little Rock Police Department:

    Brownwood Terrace Neighborhood Association
    Block Party
    Location: # 14 Keltwood Cove
    Time: 5:30- 8:00
    Contact: Shanolda Yancy 541-1984

    West Central Alert Center
    Block Party
    Location: 4200 Barrow Road
    Time 5:00-7:30
    Contact: Willie Carpenter

    Twin Lake B Property Owners Association
    9302 Labette Dr.
    Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Area
    Time: 5:00- 7:30
    Contact: Heath Nelson 366-0685
    The Maisons Property Owners Association
    Aldridge Court cul-de-sac
    Time: 6:00 - 8:00
    Contact: Rob Carpenter 765-0274

    Westwood Neighborhood Association
    Open House
    Location: Western Hills Elementary School
    4901 Western Hills Road
    Time: 6:00-8:00
    Contact: Roderick Dunn 960-7121

    Pettaway Neighborhood Association and East 21st Alert Center
    Open House
    Location: 500 E 21st. Street
    Time: 5:00-7:00
    Contact: Maggie Hawkins 584-7761
    Walton Heights Neighborhood Association
    Location: 12280 Southridge Drive
    Time: 6:00 - 8:00
    Contact: Sara Marecki 366-1344

    South End Neighborhood Association, South End Alert Center
    Block Party
    Location: Daisy Bates Museum
    2811 W. 28th
    Time: 5:00-7:00
    Contact: Arnuard Crump 584-7758

    Central High, Capitol Hill, and Wright Avenue Neighborhood
    Associations and Central High Alert Center
    Open House
    Location: 1108 Park
    Time: 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM
    Contact: Valarie Conway

    Capitol View Stifft Station Neighborhood Association, Capitol View Stifft Station Alert Center
    Lamar Porter Field/Billy Mitchell Boys Club
    Location: 3100 W. 7th
    Time 5:00 - 7:00
    Contact: Holly Hope

    Forrest Hills, Love, Woodrow Pine, and hope Neighborhood Associations; Stephens Area Faith
    Willie Hinton Resource Center
    Block Party
    Location: 3805 W 12th.
    Time: 5:00-7:30
    Contact: Tiffany Blackwell 837-5574

    The University District Neighborhoods
    Oak Forest Alert Center
    Location: UALR Welcome Center
    University Plaza (Northeast corner of University & Asher Avenue)
    Time: 5:30 - 7:00

    East Little Rock Neighborhood Associations
    East Little Rock Alert Center
    Block Party
    Location: East End Park 2500 E. 6th ST.
    Time: 5:00-7:00
    Contact: Bertram Butler 584-7755

    Our, Allendale, Yorkwood, Cloverdale, Deer Meadow, Neighborhood Association and McClellan High School
    Valley Drive Alert Center
    Block Party
    Location: McClellan High School
    9417 Geyer Springs Rd.
    Time: 5:00-7:00
    Contact: Barbara Coleman 838-3771

    Wakefield Neighborhood Community, Doyle Springs Alert Center
    Party in the Park
    Location: Wakefield Park
    7401 Woodson Road.
    Time: 5:00-7:30
    Contact; Iglorida Conley

    Upper Baseline Neighborhood Association, Baseline Alert Center
    Block Party
    Location: Baseline Elementary School
    3623 Baseline Road
    Time 5:30-7:30
    Contact: Pat Gee

    West Baseline, Legion Hut, and Whispering Pine Neighborhood Associations, Mann Road Alert Center
    Block Party
    Location: 9209 Mann Road
    Time: 5:00-7:00
    Contact: Linda Williams 584-7768

    (Source: Little Rock Police Department)

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