National Night Out
Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 5-8 pm Location: EP Senior Citizen Center ~ 610 Waterman Avenue East Providence ~
Sponsored By: East Providence Citizen Police Alumni Academy Association (EPCPAAA) and the East Providence Police Department.
This is East Providence's Tenth Year! Where local Police Departments and their Citizen Police Academy Associations involved in - Participation in a National Event, to bring Community Relations between Our Police Department and the Citizens of East Providence together for ...”National Night Out”. This event is held nationally ~ in conjunction with participating states. Held, every first Tuesday of August, It brings together the Public, for a fun time ~ on a beautiful summer evening.
Meanwhile, the members of the EPCPAAA...are busy getting the grounds organized and ready, so generous community vendors and businesses can Welcome The Public, .and even share a “Freebie”... As the Members of the EPCPAAA, Offer the folks a warm grilled Hot Dog, cold bottle of water and a bag of chips.
The event gets underway, At this time the Community can approach an Officer, and Compliment them on a Job Well Done…as well as offering concerns in their own “backyards”…
This is a chance to meet the - New Chief of Police – Bill Nebus, and his new “Brass”. They will “Mingle among the guests, and introducing themselves and talk about some refreshing ideas to make neighborhoods friendlier and safer.
Since we organized this fun evening in 2009 at Larissa Park...We had to move to the Senior Center's grounds ~ Soccer Field.
Every year since the word got out and our residents enjoyed the Exhibitions, Music, First Responders Vehicle's, etc...Children have had a ball jumping in bouncy houses; touch a truck and trying to win a prize. The adults had fun walking around and meeting old friends.
This year, we are happy to welcome back some Old friends that make National Night Out .the event it is today. Since last year (2018).We have grown and now we have New Friends That are eager to join in the excitement... So here is a list of people you will see and say HELLO too.
But first We have to mention is, This night is~ Free to All and No Costs are needed.
~..There is Nothing that will be sold, and there are No Politicians to bother anyone!
Things to do and see are Food Vendors: Uncle Tony's Pizza - Simple Greek - Burrito Bowl
– Domino Pizza, etc.
Other kind supporters, that will be informational or service based are: Local business, churches, organizations Such as: Blue Cross of RI - Brain Injury Association - Dunkin Donuts
Safety Van - EP Library - EP Lion Association - EP Knights of Columbus - The Greenwood Fire House (Fire Trucks) - Liberty Tax - Narragansett Council of Boy/Girl Scouts – Martial Arts Organizations, Dance Schools Demos, School of Rock, NE BX Bikes, Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, Seekonk PD (Dog Demo), EPPD (Dog Demo) - East Providence Police Dept. S.W.A.T. Mobile ... The Rhode Island Blood Bank ( Blood Drive is excepting Donations in their Bus ~ located in the parking lot)..and of course, Santa & Mrs. Claus.
PS: We are adding a Dunk Tank…Who will be getting a dunk..???
And without the following long-term supporters this event would not be possible:
Seekonk’s Target, Frito Lay Inc., East Bay Tobacco Youth - East Bay Community Action - AAA - T.D. Bank – EPPD -Self Defense Training - R.A.D. - Pawtucket PD.-McGriff Crime Dog – New York Life Insurance – Fingerprinting Our Children and Our Seniors…Harley Owners Groups- #2522 - EP Mohawks- EP FOP (Federal Order of Police) They are very generous to l be once again sponsoring a Raffle of Two Children Bikes.. Thank You!
*** Music Provided by Our Own Officer Mike Spremulli…..Big Thanks!
So mark this Fun Night Out on your calendar And Stop by ...Speak to Our "Friendly" Police Officers and Our Proud EP Police Cadets and Members of the EPCPAAA wearing proudly their Red Shirts... And me don't forget to stop by and say Hello! ..The "Happy - Go - Lucky” Hot Dog Lady...Rosie And my trusted helpers Joann & Barbara.
EPCPAAA President - Scott Rose
VP - Jack Rose
Treasurer & Secretary - Tony Oliver
Publicity Chair - Rosemary Perry Oliver.
Company Sponsors Contact – Paul Plikas
And Our EPPD - Community Officer -Sargent Mark Norton