North Rowan National Night Out is a great night to meet neighbors

Jul 26, 2022

North Rowan National Night Out is a great night to meet neighbors
Free event in Park Plaza – Tuesday, August 2 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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SPENCER – The Towns of Spencer and East Spencer are hosting a National Night Out celebration for the entire North Rowan community on Tuesday, August 2. All are invited to the Park Plaza (located at Salisbury Avenue and Fifth Street) in Spencer for free food and drinks, educational materials, and entertainment from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. This nationwide observance provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

“We’re excited host our second annual National Night Out event and to invite our neighbors in East Spencer to join us,” said Spencer Police Chief Michael File. “National Night Out is the perfect night to meet your neighbors and those serving the community, so we encourage everyone to come to the event, as well as leave your porch lights on and walk around your neighborhood to visit with neighbors.”

The Town of Spencer is hosting this event with support from Cheerwine, Food Lion, Civic Federal Credit Union, and George Hamm Used Auto Parts.

Free Hot dogs and fixings are being provided by Whosoever Will Let Them Come Ministries.

Additional community partners involved with the event include the Spencer Moose Lodge, North Carolina Transportation Museum, New Hope Baptist Church, The Terrie Hess House Children’s Advocacy Center, Communities in Schools, Spencer Fire and Public Works Departments, Bob Ware Racing, Rowan County EMS, and Novant Health.

A special impaired driving reenactment will occur at 6:30 p.m. involving a mock rescue to exhibit the dangers of drinking and driving. Other highlights include a seat belt/crash simulator, emergency vehicle displays, booths featuring child safety information, and much more.

National Sponsors of National Night Out are Ring, FirstNet, Associa, Academy Sports and Outdoors, and Starbucks. For more information, contact the Spencer Police Department at 704-633-3574.

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