WHUR In the Community For National Night Out In Waldorf

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 – Every year, WHUR joins forces with local police and communities in the DMV in an effort to help residents fight back against crime, violence, and drugs. It’s all part of the annual National Night Out campaign.  This year, we headed to Waldorf to take part in NNO with the hundreds of homeowners in the Sheffield community.  The evening was filled with games, food, lots of activities and fun for the entire family.  National Night Out is designed to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.  Taylor Thomas got a chance to talk with a few up the residents and officials in this diverse community.

 

Taylor Thomas and Lorna Newton hanging out with Charles County EMS while the Crime Fighting Dog shows off his dancing skills and check out this little guy with the big glasses.    WHUR in the community for National Night Out and enjoying the Waldorf community.  NNO is celebrated across thousands communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the first Tuesday in October). Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more.

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Growing up in a military family, Taylor Thomas lived overseas until she was 16 years old. She called places such as Great Britain and the Philippines home. For a time, Taylor even spoke with a British accent. Well now she resides in the DC area and for the past three years has worked as the news anchor for The Steve Harvey Morning Show on WHUR. Recently, Taylor has adopted the Washington Redskins as her most loved pro sports team.

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