8/8/2022 10:01:00 AM National Night Out is a "Night to Unite"
Jason Owen, Stewartville’s community oriented policing (COPS) deputy, right, distributed miniature footballs and Frisbees to children at a Night to Unite celebration at the home of party host Jenny Anderson at the 400 block of Fourth Avenue Southeast on Tuesday evening. Aug. 2. Above, Owen stopped to say hello to Kourtney Hoff, a Fourth Avenue Southeast resident, and Hoff’s son Arthur, 2, who was happy to accept a miniature football. Night to Unite was previously known as National Night Out.
Continuing a decade-long tradition, Jenny Anderson hosted a Night to Unite party along the 400 block of Fourth Avenue Southeast last week. On a warm, humid and breezy evening, Anderson welcomed her neighbors to her driveway and a small section of street, where guests enjoyed lively conversation and ate hamburgers, baked beans, chips, cookies, bars and more. Rita Wendt, Anderson's friend and neighbor, provided all the food for the event, designed to bring neighborhoods together to reduce crime... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Aug. 16 Stewartville STAR.