PNA hosts National Night Out at Peninsula Park

Portland National Night Out Logo

Update: The National Night Out party goes from 5 to 9 p.m. this Tuesday, August 2nd at Peninsula Park!

This Tuesday, August 2nd, the Piedmont Neighborhood Association will host a National Night Out party at Peninsula Park.  Bring your family and enjoy free grilled hot dogs, live music, face paintings, games, art and more.

National Night Out is a unique community event, celebrated across the United States and Canada that happens the first Tuesday in August every year. On this day, parties, gatherings, and get togethers happen throughout Portland. The focus of these parties is on preventing crime and drug activity by getting to know the people on your block and in your neighborhood. Find out more . . .

>Public Safety and Community Policing in the new North Precinct

>The North Portland Public Safety Action Committee (PSAC) invites you to come and take part in a community forum.

January 27th, 7-8:30PM
Life Fellowship Church, 3935 N Lombard

Hear and learn about our public safety agencies and programs in North Portland, the status of the newly configured North Police Precinct, budget challenges, and volunteer opportunities for residents to ensure the continued safety and livability of North Portland.

Guest presenters include:
City of Portland Police Commissioner – Dan Saltzman
Portland Police Bureau Chief – Rosie Sizer
North Precinct Commander – Jim Ferraris

>New Crime Prevention Coordinator

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North Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) has a new Crime Prevention Coordinator. Everyone please welcome Mark Wells to the neighborhood!

Mark has asked all who are active in the community or just interested in crime prevention to fill out a questionnaire. Click HERE for the questionnaire. When finished, you can fax to 503-285-5614.

Soon we’ll be hearing from Mark regarding 2009’s efforts like Graffiti Cleanup, Spiffin‘ Up Albina and others. As soon as I hear, it’ll be up on our blog!

Mark’s contact information is…
Mark Wells
Crime Prevention Program Coordinator
8134 N. Denver
Portland, Oregon, 97217
Phone: 503-823-4098
Fax: 503-285-5614
Email: Mark.Wells@ci.portland.or.us