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Residents will Participate in National Night Out with a Healthy Walk

The Azusa Police Department and the City of Azusa will observe National Night Out by asking its residents to join them in a one-mile stroll around the City on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. After the stroll participants can mingle at the Target Store and pick-up some of the free promotional items to be given away by the event sponsors.

The event is set to begin at the Target Store located at 809 N. Azusa Avenue. Target is the national sponsor of the free event which is designed to promote crime prevention awareness throughout the nation.

National Night Out is a campaign by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) which works in cooperation with thousands of crime watch groups and law enforcement agencies throughout the country.

“The National Night Out campaign has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and fun program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our crime fighting campaign for a safer Azusa,” says, Police Chief, Steve Hunt.

Participants will rally at the Target Store at 6:30 P.M. to begin the one-mile walk north on Azusa Ave. to 11th Street and left to San Gabriel Ave and ending back at the Target Store. At the end of the walk all participants will be treated to healthy snacks and a drink. Sponsors of the event and the Target Store will award all walk participants with free gifts and a raffle at the conclusion of the event.