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Agencies partnering to host National Night Out in Craig

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

The 2011 National Night Out, a community policing program that promotes crime prevention activities, community safety programs and community partnerships for a safer America, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday in Craig.

Wendy's, 1280 W. Victory Way, is hosting the event, which includes local law enforcement, fire, medical and service agency personnel.

Attractions at the event include:

• A variety of equipment on display from participating agencies.

• Giveaways for children.

• Child seat safety check station.

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• Appearances by Eddie Eagle, Fred E. Fox and McGruff.

• Information on community programs such as Neighborhood Watch and CrimeStoppers.

Also as part of the event, residents are encouraged to leave their porch lights on at home as a national symbol against crime.

National Night Out is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Sgt. John Forgay of the Craig Police Department at 826-2360.

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If you go …

What: 2011 National Night Out

When: 4 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Wendy’s, 1280 W. Victory Way

— The event is free and open to the public