Police Show Their Lighter Sides At National Night Out Events

Thursday, August 8, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Broadview Police officers toss beanbags during the department’s annual National Night Out celebrations on Aug. 6. | Shanel Romain

Police officers from Broadview and Maywood were out in force on Aug. 6 for the annual National Night Out — an international community-building campaign.

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National Night Out In Maywood Brings Community, Police Together

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A Maywood police officer plays Frisbee with a young person during National Night Out in Maywood on Aug. 7. | Shanel Romain 

National Night Out — the annual event held each year on the first Tuesday of August and celebrated by police departments around the world — is designed to promote “police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live,” according to the program’s website.

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Quinn Center Marks Camp’s End With Celebration | National Night Out is Aug. 1

Young participants of the Quinn Community Center’s summer enrichment camp during a July 21 end-of-camp assembly. Below, students show off their newly learned musical chops. || Michael Romain/VFP Wednesday, July 26, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Over 100 community members packed the gymnasium of the Quinn Community Center, 1845 S. 9th Ave. in Maywood, to celebrate the end of the center’s annual summer … Continue reading Quinn Center Marks Camp’s End With Celebration | National Night Out is Aug. 1