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					                                 County of Spotsylvania
                                           Founded 1721
Board of Supervisors                                                          Interim County Administrator
HENRY “Hap” CONNORS, JR.                                                      C. DOUGLAS BARNES
GARY JACKSON
JERRY I. LOGAN                                                                Public Information Officer
EMMITT B. MARSHALL                                                            KATHRYN A. SMITH
BENJAMIN T. PITTS
GARY F. SKINNER                                                               P.O. BOX 99
THOMAS C. WADDY, JR.                                                          SPOTSYLVANIA,VIRGINIA 22553
                                                                              PHONE: (540) 507-7005
                                                                              FAX: (540) 507-7019

                                      Service, Integrity, Pride

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PUBLIC CALENDARS


SPOTSYLVANIA SHERIFF’S OFFICE HOSTING NATIONAL NIGHT OUT ON
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 FROM 6:00-8:30 P.M. IN MASSAPONAX

Spotsylvania, VA – July 23, 2009 -- The 2009 Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office National
Night Out event will take place in the parking lot of the Target Superstore at Cosner’s
Corner, 9785 Jefferson Davis Highway. There will be a cook-out with free food, puzzles
many kids’ activities and Law Enforcement/ Fire & Rescue demonstrations. Target will
offer support to the Sheriff’s Office through gift card donation, beach ball giveaways, an
iPod raffle, and through the use of their parking lot.

This is the 26th annual National Night Out (NNO) event. In 2008, more than 37 million
people in over 15,000 communities across the Nation and worldwide participated in NNO
by attending their neighborhood block party.

NNO is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for
and participation in local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and Sheriff’s
Office/police community partnerships, and send a message to criminals to let them know
that neighborhoods are united, organized and fighting back.

Some of the planned activities on August 4th at the Massaponax Target:


               •   Radio station 95.9 (104.5)
               •   Emergency Response Team & ERT Vehicle
               •   Ambulance & Fire Truck display
               •   Spotsylvania Motorcycle Unit demo
               •   VA State Police H.E.A.T Program (Help Eliminate Auto Theft) Information
               •   Barrel Train Ride for kids
             •   Children IDs, Fingerprinting
             •   Face painting and hair coloring
             •   Giveaways (prizes)
             •   Free “hot off the grill!” hotdogs and drinks
             •   K-9 demo’s (Sheriff’s Office and USMC)

Special thanks go to the businesses (and their mascots) who are supporting the Sheriff’s
Office in this event: Target, UNO Chicago Grill, Chick-fil-A (Southpoint), Red Robin
Restaurant, Rita’s Italian Ice, and Old County Buffet.

For additional information on this event, contact: Deputy John Slate, Spotsylvania County
Sheriff’s Office, Neighborhood Watch Program, 540-507-7177 or
jslate@spotsylvania.va.us.


For additional County information:   www.spotsylvania.va.us
Contact                          :   Kathy Smith, Public Information Officer
                                 :   ksmith@spotsylvania.va.us
Phone                            :   540-507-7005 or 540-455-8988