Neighborhoods to hold National Night Out tonight
WILLMAR — Willmar residents in the Garfield School neighborhood and residents living in the Westwind neighborhood in southwest Willmar will hold National Night Out gatherings this evening.
The Garfield group will meet from 7 to 10 p.m. Root beer floats will be served. The Westwind group will meet from 4 to 8 p.m. in the undeveloped park area.
The gatherings are part of the 30th annual National Night Out crime prevention event. Over 37.5 million people in more than 15,704 communities will join forces to promote police-community partnerships; crime, drug and violence prevention; safety; and neighborhood unity.
Local groups are partnering with Nextdoor, a private social network enabling neighbors to easily communicate about issues that matter most.