For Immediate Release
|Date||August 1, 2003|
|Contact||Officer Derwin Hudson|
Riverside, Ca- The Riverside Police Department has participated in
National Night Out since 1996 and is pleased to once again be part of this event
sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. This program is designed to
education the community in crime and drug prevention by bringing police and
local neighborhood watch groups together for a night of socializing and fun.
The first National Night Out 2003 event will be held at Myra Linn Park 4540 Meredith Street in the City of Riverside on Saturday, August 2, 2003 from 4pm-8pm. This event will include a Cops and Kids Soccer game, Disney Radio, food venders, information booths and a variety of other activities.
National Night Out 2003 will be celebrated nationwide on Tuesday, August 5, 2003 from 5pm-9pm. On this evening over 30 Neighborhood Watch Groups will host block parties, ice cream socials, and many other events at various locations throughout the City of Riverside.
The final event will be held at Bordwell Park located at 2008 Martin Luther King Boulevard on Saturday August 9, 2003 from 4pm-8pm. The Riverside Police Department with Park and Recreation will host a Cops and Kids basketball game.
August 2, 2003 Myra Linn Park Antoinette Alexander (909) 358-2700
August 5, 2003 Area 1 Nancy Castillo (909) 826-5853 Area 2 Tina Shook (909) 715-3471 Area 3 Shene Turner (909) 352-6080 Area 4 Sandy Hall (909) 351-6080 Area 5 Nila Kinney (909) 358-2705
August 9, 2003 Bordwell Park Tina Shook (909) 715-3471