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Mill City hosting National Night Out

Mill City will join communities across the U.S. in celebrating National Night Out on Aug. 1 with local festivities at Kimmell Park.

The event is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. and will feature free games, goodie bags, hot dogs, chips and water, Residents are encouraged to bring side dishes for a community potluck.

National Night Out is held annually nationwide to build relationships between local law enforcement and residents, and to foster community-centered policing. Mill City said on Facebook they hope to achieve these goals while “bringing back a true sense of community.”

The city has invited community groups to the event as well including the Santiam Canyon School District, Santiam Outreach Community Center, YoungLife and Santiam Hospital.

For more information, look for the event on Facebook or reach out to the city at 503-897-2302.

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