‘National Night Out’ set Oct. 4

The University of the Incarnate Word’s annual “National Night Out” will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, outside Alice McDermott Convocation Center.

The NNO 2016 theme is “The University that brings us together” is the theme for the 2016 event where participants will be able to enjoy free food from Pugel’s Hot Dogs and Bahama Bucks Shaved Ice. Guests will also receive free T-shirts and NNO collectable pins to commemorate the event.

Representatives from Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Department, and UIW’s Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management team will provide hands-on demonstrations and other interactive opportunities. The event will also feature self- defense demonstrations from Krav Maga and You in the Driver’s Seat.

Included in the entertainment will be chances to win cash from the IBC Money Box, a Lip Sync Competition, and a Dance Off. Door prizes also will be drawn throughout the event so participants should be sure to sign in and pick up an event passport.

The event is being cosponsored by UIW Campus Engagement, Office of Communications & Marketing, UIW Police Department, Residence Life, the Wellness Center, Ettling Center for Civic Leadership and the Office of Title IX and Compliance.

“National Night Out is celebrated citywide each year to promote healthy living, positive choices and a chance to get to know your UIW Police Department and the UIW community,” said key planner Janine Chavis, administrative secretary and office manager for Campus Life.

“In 2014 and 2015, UIW won first place among San Antonio’s universities and colleges for participation in the National Night Out Competition,” she said. “ In addition, over 600 students, faculty and staff have enjoyed the event. Help UIW make (the third year) bigger and better than ever.”

FYI

For more information on the nationwide event and for safety and crime facts please visit ADT Security’s page on “National Night Out 2016” at http://www.adtsecurity.com/national-night-out-2016/

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