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Fitchburg to celebrate National Night Out

Published On: Jul 30 2013 06:14:47 PM CDT

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FITCHBURG, WIS. -

The city of Fitchburg is joining thousands of communities across the country for national night out to stop crime and drug abuse.

According to a release from the city, the National Night Out starts with a parade at 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 3 at McKee Farms Park.

The event is also scheduled to included refreshments, games and a 5K run around the park from 1-4 p.m.

Members of the Fitchburg police and fire departments will be in attendance along with the FPD canine unit and horse-mounted officers.

National Night Out is a nationwide event aiming to help residents bond with law enforcement to help prevent crime.

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