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Neighborhood Block Parties

Start Date: October 1, 2008
City, State: Scottsdale, AZ
Intended audience(s):
Children, Community volunteers, Homeowner or neighborhood associations, Local elected officials, Local government agency officials (other than public safety), Local news media, Parents, Representatives of public safety agencies besides law enforcement (fire, emergency services, emergency planning/management), Senior citizens, Teens, Watch groups (Block, Neighborhood, Business)

G.A.I.N. or Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods is an annual event designed to unite neighbors and communities to help create safer neighborhoods. Formerly known as National Night Out, the G.A.I.N. Night Event encourages residents to get together in their respective communities to promote safety, neighborhood communication and celebrate the successes of crime prevention through community involvement.  Neighborhoods who hold thier parties on the designated GAIN night have the opportunity to request various City departments to attend their parties for a meet and greet with the neighbors.

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