Northland To Celebrate National Event

By KBJR News 1

Northland To Celebrate National Event

August 1, 2011 Updated Aug 1, 2011 at 1:05 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011, neighborhoods throughout Duluth are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 28th Annual National Night Out Crime and Drug Prevention event.

National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Duluth Police Department.

It will involve over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.

More than 36 million people are expected to participate in “ America’s Night out against Crime”. National Night Out is designed to: (1) heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts; (3) strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; (4) send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Neighborhoods throughout Duluth will be hosting a variety of events such as block parties, cookouts, and visits from police officers, youth activities and anti-crime rallies.

This is a night for America to stand together to promote awareness, safety and neighborhood unity.

National Night Out showcases the vital importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight to build a safer nation.

The Duluth Police Department would like to recognize and thank the many citizens of Duluth who volunteer their time and continue to be our partners in the fight against crime.

A large amount of crimes and particularly vehicle prowls, damage to property, thefts and burglaries have resulted in arrests and successful prosecutions because of neighbors looking out for each other and calling police to report suspicious activity.

We invite neighborhoods throughout Duluth to give “Crime and Drugs a going away party”.

Here's a list of the events happening in Duluth:

Sixth Street between 11th/12th Ave East 6-9 p.m. -Joanne

25th Ave. E/7th St. 7th St. to Irving Place 5-9 p.m. -Anita

54 to 57th Ave E on Oneida St 6:30-9:30 p.m. -Rick 218-349-4844

24th Ave W/25th Ave W on 4th Street 5-7 p.m. -Tim 218-390-1276

61st Ave W-from Cody St to 8th St 5-9 p.m. -John 218-730-4383

3rd St from 27th Ave W to 28th Ave W 5-7 p.m. -Tom 218-720-6875

Mount Royal Garden Club East St. Marie St. About ½ block N. Of Woodland Ave. Behind Domino's Pizza 6:30-8 p.m. -Joan 728-0589

Cresentview Ave. Between 36th Ave. E. And 37th Ave. East 5-9 p.m.
-Robert 724-1969

Stowe Street between Coban Drive and Bubalo Drive 5-8 p.m. -Corey 626-3282

Tioga Street between 45th Ave. East and 47th Ave. East 5-8 p.m. -Georgia 525-3846

Lafayette Community Center 3026 Minnesota Ave. (Park Point) 5-8 p.m. -Dori 525-4312

Top of Wellington St. (Private Property) 3216 Wellington St. 6-9 p.m.
-Sandy 624-9433

N 51st Ave E/Glenwood St 6-9 p.m. -Donald 218-525-3759

7th Street Btwn 16th and 17th Ave East 4-7:30 p.m. -Tom 730-9954

On East 1st Street, btwn 28th and 29th Ave East 5-9 p.m. -Teresa 218-724-1860

4th Street between Lake Ave. & 1st Ave. East 5-8 p.m. -Gene 591-2682

Gladstone Street between 47th Ave. East and 48th Ave. East 5:30-8:30 p.m. -Karen 218-723-1111 or 218-348-7377

Grant Community Rec. Center 901 East 11th Street Duluth, MN 55805 Sponsored by: East Hillside Community Club 6-8 p.m. - Mona 724-1193

East 1st Street between 21st Ave. East and 23rd Ave. East 6-8:30 p.m. -Patty 728-9590

In Church Lot(Our Saviors Lutheran Church) 6:30-8 p.m. - Jennifer 218-624-3648

Windwood Townhomes, 701-855 Upham Rd, Village at Matterhorn 4746 Matterhorn Circle, Irving Apts 101 N 56th Ave West, & Mount Royal Apts 100 Elizabeth St 5-6:30 p.m. –Pam 218-348-8302
S 57th Ave E above London Rd 5:30-7:30 p.m. - Stacey 218-428-9847

Vermillion Rd Bwtn St. Andrew and Mygott St. 5:30-9 p.m.-Tom 724-3949

3001 Palisade Drive 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Sherri 727-3750

2nd St between 26th & 27th E 6-9 p.m. -Vicki 786-8121

4301 E Superior St 6-9 p.m. - Roxanne 525-4606

Vermilion from Arrowhead to Bruce 5 p.m. -? - Joyce 728-2887

91st Ave W between Grace St and Hilton 6-9 p.m. - Michelle 626-2831

On 16th Av E between 5th and 6th 6-8 p.m. - Jodi 724-2880

Colorado St/N 42nd Ave E 5:30-7:30 p.m. - Lori 343-5765

CHUM 6-8 p.m. - Ellen 720-6521

Ashbury United Methodist 6800 Grand Ave 5:30-7 p.m. - Linda 624-1976

Hillside United Methodist  1801 Piedmont Ave 5-6:30 p.m. - Vonda 525-2140

15th Street Btwn 25th and 26th Ave W 5:30-7:30 p.m. - Shelby 206-8120

First Witness 4 W 5th Street 5-7 p.m. - Angie 727-8353

4903 Avondale St 6-9 p.m. –Renee 525-5400

10th St. Between Lake Ave So & Minnesota Ave 5-9 p.m. –Laura 393-9538

6th Street Between 16th Ave. & 17th Ave E 6-8 p.m. –Tricia 391-1797

3015 Branch Street 5-8 p.m. -Marsha 724-3398

Hawkridge Estates 5:30-8 p.m. -Rachel 349-8161

Written For The Web By Melissa Burlaga