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National Night Out 2012 kicks off tonight


Tonight is the 29th Annual National Night Out. The event encourage citizens and neighbors to become acquainted with their local police and law enforcement programs, Started in early 80's, one of the icons of the event is how participants turn on their front porch lights in a show of support.

Over 30 neighborhoods in the region are participating in National Night Out, with a wide variety of activities planned for the event.

The Kick-Off event will be hosted by Alton Park/Piney Woods/Oak Hill Associations at The Southside Recreation Center located at 1151 W. 40th St.  The event will begin at 6:00 p.m.

In Hamilton County, other neighborhoods participating are:

  • The City of Walden will  be hosting "National Night Out" this year at the Bachman Community Center located at 2815 Anderson Pike from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The following subdivisions will also host this event:
  • Hamilton on Hunter North-Gibbs Road @ Bushnell. (6:00 p.m.)
  • Oak Valley/Shenandoah  (6:30 p.m.)
  • Somerset/Yorktown Woods/Jamestown Woods/Maplewood will be held at the 7th Day Adventist Church Family Life Center located at 8159 Standifer Gap Road.  (7:00 p.m.)
  • Pebble Brook subdivision located in Soddy Daisy will have their event on Boulderview Drive. (6:30 p.m.)

See the National Night Out website for more information.

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