TUCKER, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)

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(July 12, 2021) – The City of Tucker is excited to announce its fifth annual National Night Out celebration will be held on August 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Midvale Elementary School. Neighbors from across Tucker are invited to join with DeKalb County School District leaders, DeKalb County Police and Fire officials and elected representatives from the City of Tucker for this free community picnic.

“National Night Out’s mission is simple: to connect our community with the men and women who so selflessly serve it,” said Tucker’s City Manager Tami Hanlin. “With that goal in mind, we are grateful for the opportunity to bring everyone together for one last summertime party, and even more grateful to our partners at Midvale Elementary for hosting us.”

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“Nothing makes us happier as police officers than to get to know the communities we serve in positive circumstances. If we can talk with people and it’s not while investigating a crime or a complaint, it gives us a chance to build relationships. That is why National Night Out is so special to us,” said Tucker’s Police Liaison, Lt. D.G. Schoeppner.

This year’s National Night Out will have a little something for everyone. Free food will be provided by popular food truck The Patty Wagon. Ice cream will be available for purchase from Ice Cream Carousel. There will be a handful of giveaways for children who attend, as well.

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National Night Out is the third and final event in the TKR Sum