Local Officials Participate in Fundraiser for the Coalition of Neighborhood Organizations (CONO)

On Tuesday, August 1st, the City of Decatur is inviting all residents to join us for the 34th Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention event at HESS PARK from 5-8 pm.

As part of the event, local officials will participate in a fund raiser for the Coalition of Neighborhood Organizations.

A dunk tank event will take place throughout the evening where residents and children will have the opportunity to “dunk” some of our favorite community leaders.

5:30-5:45 pm                      Jay Scott, Macon County States Attorney

6:00-6:15 pm                      Chief Jeff Abbott, Decatur Fire Department

6:30-6:45 pm                      Lt. Antonio Brown, NNO Committee/Macon Co. Sheriff’s office

7:00-7:15 pm                      Chief Jim Getz, Decatur Police Department

7:30-7:45 pm                      Deputy City Manager, Billy Tyus

Tickets can be purchased for kids 12 and under, 2 balls for $1, while adults can purchase 6 balls for $5.

All proceeds go to the Coalition of Neighborhood Organizations for future neighborhood activities and events.

The NNO campaign involves local government officials, not-for-profit organizations, citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses and neighborhood organizations. Over 16,000 cities around the U.S. will host block parties, cookouts, parades, flashlight walks, contests, and youth activities.  In all, over 38.3 million people are expected to participate in “America’s Night Out against Crime”.

For more information contact Richelle D. Irons at 424-2864.