THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 5, 2016) – National Night Out follow-up events provide opportunities for Township residents to personally thank the safety personnel who keep our community safe and to meet each other. When residents participate in National Night Out events, it accomplishes one of the first steps in crime prevention: “neighbor knowing neighbor.” The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch invites all residents to enjoy the following events.
Boots vs. Badges Softball Game
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and The Woodlands Fire Department battle it out during the annual Boots vs. Badges Softball Game. Township residents are invited to come on out and cheer on local public safety personnel at the free softball game. The softball game takes place August 20, 2016, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at McCullough Junior High’s Scotland Yard Baseball Field, located at 3800 South Panther Creek Drive.
Safe Children Greater Houston Car Seat Check
Certified technicians will be available to inspect the installation of car seats, October 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the YMCA, located at 6464 Creekside Forest Drive. Please bring children’s car seats, the vehicle that the car seat is placed in and the vehicle owner’s manual.
The Community Safety Expo
The expo offers a day of food, fun and public safety demonstrations for the entire community. Residents can meet public safety personnel, see equipment, enter mobile command units of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security, watch law enforcement K-9 demonstrations and much more at this free event.
Children can enjoy face painting, a bounce house, crafts and hanging out with McGruff the Crime Dog. New this year, children of all ages are invited to vote for their favorite display at the expo. The display with the most votes will receive the Kid’s Choice Award for Best Display. The Community Safety Expo will be held October 1, 2016, from noon to 3 p.m. at Rob Fleming Aquatics Center, located at 6535 Creekside Forest Drive.
Since 1990, The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch has brought residents and the public safety agencies that serve The Woodlands Township together under positive circumstances. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer.
For more information about National Night Out, please contact The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch at 281-210-3800 or visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/nationalnightout.
Photo: The Woodlands Fire Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office work to be safe at home both on and off the field.