Night Out Taking Place In Canton Tonight

August 5, 2014

(Canton, IL)  --  Canton's Night Out is set to take place tonight in the downtown area.  It is a program that is dedicated to crime prevention and safety for family members of all ages and is in observance of National Night Out which is a network of community leaders, law enforcement officials and volunteers hosting similar events in thousands of communities across the country.  Cheryl Bielema, the President of Canton Main Street says that its a way for residents of Canton to meet neighbors.  National Night Out, "America's Night Out Against Crime" started in 1984.  Its an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

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