Maderans will join more than 37 million Americans across the country this month in observing the 30th anniversary of National Night Out and the fight against crime.
The Madera Neighborhood Revitalization Department has registered the city with the National Association of Town Watch, the nonprofit that plans the nationwide event.
The goal for NNO 2013 is to expand and revitalize the Neighborhood Watch groups in Madera. For police chief Steve Frazier, Neighborhood Watch is a high priority. “The department is committed to improving police service and providing accountability to citizen concerns and inquiries,” said Frazier. Currently Madera has 35 Neighborhood Watch areas.
Madera’s National Night Out will hold a pre-Kickoff 7 p.m. Monday in Lions Town and Country Park at the Allen Harkins amphitheater. The event is sponsored by Madera Parks and Community Services with entertainment by the band Change of Heart. The family movie “Rio” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. for Maderans of all ages to enjoy...