THE NORTHWEST PARK OAKVIEW WEED & SEED PROGRAM
SILVER SPRING REGIONAL CENTER, MONTGOMERY COUNTY GOVERNMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Victor Salazar, Site Coordinator, DOJ Weed & Seed Program
Silver Spring Regional Center, Montgomery County Government
Voice: (301) 565-5847
August 5th, 2008, marks the 25 year Anniversary of National Night Out. This event commemorates neighbors coming together to take back their communities from the criminal elements that negatively impact their quality of life.
Three communities within the Northwest Park Oakview Weed & Seed area will be hosting events for their residents this Tuesday evening:
a) Our Weed & Seed Partner, Kay Management, is hosting an event for its residents at the Northwest Park Apartment Community. The event will include food, moon-bounce and music. The event is scheduled to run from 4 pm to 7 pm with festivities located near the rental office. For more information contact: Alex Garcia, Community Manager at (301) 439-2121.
b) Our Weed & Seed Partner, The Hamptons Homeowners Association, is hosting an event for members of their community near the intersection of Grey Castle Boulevard and Royal Crest. The event is scheduled to run from 6 pm to 8 pm. For more information contact: Lisa Arrington, HOA President, (301) 613-0397. This will be this community’s first National Night Out event.
c) Our Weed & Seed Partner, The Avery Park Tenants Association, is hosting an event for Avery Park residents. This will be the second year an event will be held in the community. The event is scheduled to run from 6 pm to 8 pm with festivities located near the rental office. For more information contact: Luther Hinsley, Association President, (301) 408-1598.
If you don’t live within a community hosting an event, the following National Night Out events are open to all!
a) The Maryland International Corridor CSAFE is hosting an event for the community at the old Toys R Us near the intersection of University Boulevard and New Hampshire Avenue. This event usually draws a big crowd that will include live music and a candle light vigil. Festivities run from 6 pm to 9 pm. For more information contact CSAFE at (301) 439-0971 or (301) 439-0972.
b) The East Silver Spring Regional Center is hosting an event for the community at The Enclave Apartment Complex located at 11215 Oak Leaf Drive in Silver Spring. Finger printing for children, bike registration, live music, open swimming, crafts, are just some of the festivities in store for families. For more information contact Gwen Haney at (240) 777-8400.
The Weed & Seed Program is a community based multi-agency approach to community revitalization, crime prevention and law enforcement. For more information about this program contact Victor Salazar at (301) 565-5847 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the Department of Justice Community Capacity Development Office website at http://www.ojp.gov/ccdo/ws/welcome.html
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