On Tuesday, August 2 from 7 to 9 p.m., participating neighborhoods will hold events to increase drug prevention awareness, generate support for anti-crime programs, encourage residents to be involved in their communities, and to send a message that neighborhoods are organized to fight back against crime. The NNO programs help bring together residents, law enforcement agencies, local officials, civic groups, and neighborhood organizations.
Participating neighborhoods in Gaithersburg include:
Saybrooke – Cookout at the Community Pool, 702 Saybrooke Oaks Boulevard.
Hyde Park (6 – 9 p.m.) – Cookout at their Community Pool, 400 block of Christopher Avenue.
Quince Orchard Park – Outdoor picnic and demonstrations at their Community Center, 500 Highland Ridge Road.
Kentlands – Event at their Community Center, 485 Tschiffely Square Road.
Orchard Ponds (5 – 9 p.m.) – Activities at their Community Center located at 945 Clopper Road.
Brighton Village Apartments – Event at their Community Pool, 345 West Side Drive.
Antojitos Restaurant (6 – 9 p.m.) in Olde Towne, holding an event in their parking lot at 12 E. Diamond Avenue.
Child Identity kits will be distributed for home use, along with informational brochures.
For more information on Gaithersburg’s NNO programs please call the Gaithersburg Police Department at 301-258-6168, email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the City’s website at www.gaithersburgmd.gov/police.