Save the Date!
Fred Meyer & Eugene
Police National Night Out
hosted by Eugene Ems
August 6, 2019
Superhero in All of Us
We are in full
swing planning for the Fred Meyer & Eugene Police National Night Out Hosted
by Eugene Emeralds Baseball Club at PK Park to celebrate the superhero in all
of us on August 6, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will be joined by University of
Oregon Police Department, Eugene Springfield Fire EMS, Eugene Public Works, Eugene
Parks, Eugene Human Rights and Neighborhood Involvement, Safe Kids West
Oregon sponsored by PeaceHealth, and
This event will be
a fun and family-centric celebration of our community featuring a children’s
superhero costume contest, K9 demo, Fire Dog Casey, Metro Explosives Disposal
Unit van and robot, Crisis Negotiation van and team, traffic teams of UO and
EPD, SWAT Bear Cat Armored Unit, Radar Trailer, bouncy house, fast pitch,
slide, tours of police, fire and public works vehicles, chief vs. chief
competition, goodie bags for younger children while supplies last, and of
course some Eugene Ems Baseball players.
costume contest for children will be in three categories ( ages 0-3, 4-6, and
7-9) and judged by our first responder heroes from police, fire and public
works. First through third place will receive prizes and a medallion.
Participants will receive a participant ribbon. Parents/guardians can sign up
at the event for their child or children to participate. Special thanks for the
prize help by Burley Bikes, Fred Meyer, and Eugene Police Foundation.
We will be having
an Fred Meyer and Eugene Police Department National Night Out and City Fair,
hosted by the Eugene Ems, at PK Park on August 6, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. as part
of that event, we will be doing advertising, both social and radio, along with
earned media. The Eugene
Ems will be promoting this event through their channels, and after May 23, we
will be reaching out to get some ideas about what we could do with local radio.
National Night Out planning is looking at the following: music, and fun
activities along with a focus on crime prevention topics (bike, traffic safety,
bike theft, scam, personal safety, burglary, and more). We will have displays
of equipment, vehicles, K9, parade and costume contest. Eugene Ems are
supplying sound/music, venue, food trucks (limited, no host), etc. We may also
have other city participation, for instance Fire EMS truck.
National Night Out?
and cities across the nation host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts
and other various community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth
events, visits from emergency personnel and exhibits. National Night Out is
always the first Tuesday in August. This year it will be on August 6.
Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-public
partnerships to make our communities safer, more caring places to live.
National Night Out enhances the relationship between residents and law
enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great
opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive