Did you know National Night Out (NNO) is this Tuesday the 6th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm? During this time turn your porch lights on and visit with neighbors.
Since 1984, National Night Out (NNO) has been
observed on the first Tuesday in August to bring attention
to the related issues of crime prevention and the concept of
It started with Americans being asked to turn on
their porch lights early, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., as a public
statement against crime. Beyond that simple effort, people
were encouraged to get out on their front porches or to walk
their neighborhood sidewalks and to meet any neighbors they
did not already know.
By getting to know our neighbors and by letting them get
to know us, the whole neighborhood becomes engaged in the
shared experience of life and community. Neighbors begin to
look out for each other and more easily recognize situations
that may be a crime in progress, a health emergency, a lost
child, or some other situation that indicates a need for help
from neighbors, police, or other emergency responders.