This is a press release submitted to the Las Vegas Sun. It has not been verified or edited by the Sun.
National Night Out Celebration - America’s Night out against Crime
Published on Thu, Aug 2, 2012 (1:57 p.m.)Las Vegas, NV: The Nevada State Apartment Association and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department will be participating in the Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7th from 6pm to 8pm at Desert Breeze Park (8275 W. Spring Mountain Road).
The free nationwide event is designed to promote crime prevention awareness. It also allows the public to interact with members of the police department and obtain information about the departments many programs. This event is FREE & open to the public. We will have free food, and entertainment.
We will have the following people speaking at the event: Commissioner Susan Brager, Captain McCarthy from LVMPD Enterprise Area Command, Councilman Bob Beers, and Nevada State Apartment Association President Paula Lane. Entertainment will be provided by: Par Core (as seen on America’s Got Talent), Sunrise High School Cheer and Dance Teams, Soloist - Chris Shriner, Soloist - Jackson, and local band Distilled Sunshine.
This event is sponsored by County Commissioner Susan Brager, Clark County Parks and Recreation, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and the Nevada State Apartment Association.
Participating non-profit groups include: Nevada State Apartment Association, Three Square, Rape Crisis Center, Smile Generation, Nevada PEP, NV Hardest Hit, Planned Parenthood, Mad Science of LV, Boys and Girls Club, Public Health Awareness, Alzheimer’s Association, Nevada Parks and Rec, Problem Gambling, Neighborhood Family Services for Homeless Youth, and Nevada Child Seekers.
There will also be displays of police and fire department vehicles, a DJ, face painter, jump houses, and various other community groups and local businesses hosting booths.
- Police: Fatal shooting at apartment linked to drug deal
- 21 indicted in Thailand-to-U.S. sex-trafficking ring
- Nevada mandates body cameras on all police officers
- Ownership change may speed plans for long-sought new home for Las Vegas 51s
- Holiday weekend: Here come the tourists — and high temperatures