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Monday, August 03, 2009

From SMS: National Night Out in Shaw Tuesday, August 04, 2009

From Shaw Main Streets:
Join neighbors and officers from the Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM for central Shaw's observance of National Night Out. This is the 26th year that communities nationwide will gather at the same time to promote public safety.

The fun starts at Lincoln Westmoreland II on the 1700 block of 8th Street, NW, between R and S Streets, next to the 8th and R Streets, NW, Shaw-Howard University METRO Station entrance, with free hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, ice cream, cold soft drinks, and water; free bicycle raffle; music; a Dog Days competition, with prizes for Shaw canines; and much more.

Also included will be displays of information on neighborhood history, health, legal, employment, and senior services, etc.

Co-sponsored by Metropolitan Police Department Police Service Area 308, ANC 2C01 Commissioner Alexander M. Padro, and Shaw Main Streets. Supporters include Bread for the City, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, Emmaus Services for the Aging, Friends of Watha T. Daniel Library, Lincoln Westmoreland Apartments/Edgewood Management, Log Cabin Liquors, Modern Liquors, ONE DC, Safeway, Shaw Community Ministries, United Planning Organization Shaw Community Service Center, Wagtime Pet Spa and Boutique, and Washington Convention Center Authority.

For more information, contact Shaw Main Streets Executive Director Alexander M. Padro at 202-365-6892 or Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Micah Pate, PSA 308, at 202-671-0672.

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