A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department:
Sheriff’s Office and MCCD Host National Night Out at Harrison Benwell Conservation Area, Wonder Lake
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the McHenry County Conservation District Police Department will host a National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Harrison Benwell Conservation Area, 7055 McCullom Lake Road, in Wonder Lake, Illinois.
Anyone from McHenry County is invited to attend this family oriented event.
The Sheriff’s Office and Conservation District Police Department will have various squads and police equipment on display. A motorcycle precision riding demonstration, K9 demonstration and a fire department extrication demonstration will also be presented Tuesday night. Other fun children activities include a bounce house, balloon artist, and face painting as well as complimentary pizza and water.
Attendees will be able to gather additional information about the services their local public servants provide. K9 Deputy Bo, the Sheriff’s Office newest K9, will also be in attendance to visit with attendees.
National Night Out (NNO) is celebrated annually the first Tuesday of August.
The goal of NNO is to promote crime prevention and safety programs, strengthen police-community partnerships, and encourage neighborhood camaraderie in hopes for a safer McHenry County and America.
NNO “America’s Night Against Crime” began in 1984 and is celebrated in all 50 states.
Residents can obtain additional information on the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office website www.mchenrysheriff.org or by calling (815)338-2144.