Monday, August 1, 2011

Media Opportunity: Collier County Celebrates National Night Out

*Note to media: This event will offer still photo and video opportunities.

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, CCSO will join forces with neighborhoods and communities across Collier County for the 27th annual National Night Out.

National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

CCSO is celebrating the fight against crime by hosting free events and activities that bring neighborhoods, communities, businesses, and law enforcement together.

Here’s a list of CCSO events planned for Tuesday, Aug. 2:

North Naples: from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the parking lot at Lock Up Self Storage, 1025 Piper Blvd.

East Naples: from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at East Naples Community Park, 3500 Thomasson Drive.

Golden Gate: Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Golden Gate Estates: Florida Forestry Service Ranger Station, southeast corner of Randall Boulevard and Immokalee Road, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Everglades City: from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Everglades and Copeland.

Immokalee: under the pavilion at Immokalee Community Park, 321 N. 1st St., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Click here to view map of activities.