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  • Monday, August 02, 2010


    National Night Out AUGUST 3rd in Orange and Screamin Coupons helps local schools

    Metro TALK
    a community service of the
    Greater Orange Communities Organization

    National Night Out in Orange on TUESDAY August 3th
    The City of Orange and the Orange Police Department will host the local 27th Annual National Night Out on TUESDAY AUGUST 3rd , 2010 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Target Center, 2191 N Tustin Ave in Orange.

    National Night Out is the communities chance to get to know their local police department, learn about local crime, and get information on drug and violence prevention in a fun family atmosphere. The thousands of local events generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs. The international event is designed to send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

    In addition to free hourly drawings, the Orange event will include: police and fire vehicles on display; children’s fingerprinting;refreshments and entertainment. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.

    National Night Out, ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime,’ was introduced by the nonprofit crime prevention National Association of Town Watch (NATW) in 1984. The program was the brainchild of NATW Executive Director Matt A. Peskin as an effort to heighten awareness and strengthen participation in local anticrime efforts, Peskin felt that a high-profile, high-impact type of crime prevention event was needed nationally. At that time, he noted that in a typical ‘crime watch community’, only 5 to 7% of the residents were participating actively. Feeling that the percentage of participation was too low, he proposed a national program which would be coordinated by local crime prevention agencies and organizations, but that would involve entire communities at one time. The first National Night Out was introduced early in 1984 - with 400 communities in 23 states participating in National Night Out. Nationwide, 2.5 million Americans took part in 1984. The seed had been planted and participation has grown steadily. The 25th Annual National Night Out last August involved 37 million people in 15,449 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

    For more information, CLICK ON: NNO

    Screamin Coupons helps local schools

    Screamin Coupons helps local schools earn money and has has given over $7000 in Staples School supplies to local schools. In addition schools receive up to 5-10% of proceeds from purchases made through Screamin Coupons. Many of Orange Unified parents have already signed up and the site is recruiting PTA/PSA members of schools in Orange Unified to work with . The site offers parents 50-90% off at local restaurants, museums, classes, spas, and even whale watching. 100% free to the schools, and free for parents to sign up. The company was featured on both CBS 2 news and KCAL 9 news CLICK ON: CBS .

    For more information CLICK ON Screamin Coupons: Scremin Coupons

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