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Woodstock police to host National Night Out celebration

WOODSTOCK – Neighborhoods throughout Woodstock are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide on Aug. 6 for the “30th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event.

National Night Out, co-sponsored locally by the Woodstock Police Department, is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for anticrime efforts; and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.

From 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 6, Woodstock residents are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police.

The Woodstock Police Department will host an information area at the Woodstock Police Department from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Residents can visit with police officers as well as Woodstock Fire District employees. Representatives from the city's Neighborhood Watch Program also will provide crime prevention information.

Additionally, volunteers from the Woodstock Culvers will offer provide giveaways and other activities.

For information, call Woodstock Police Sgt. Chip Amati at 815-338-2131.

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