Merrill Police, Fire host Community Night Out
The Merrill Police and Fire departments are hosting a community event at Normal Park on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5-8 p.m. The second annual “Merrill Community Night Out” is focused on services that are offered in the Merrill community.
Community Night Out invites residents to come to Normal Park and enjoy free food, activities and fun, while learning about the many services available to the community.
The evening will feature presentations given by Police and Fire, including the new K-9 unit with “Eros” and an extrication of victims in a simulated auto crash by Merrill EMS.
Other agencies participating in this event include the Wisconsin Department of Justice Mobile Crash Lab, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Merrill Parks and Recreation, Merrill Community Enrichment Center, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin DNR, T.B. Scott Library, Merrill Street Department, Lincoln County Crime Stoppers, NTC Center for Excellence, Lincoln County Health Department and the Merrill Transit System. Displays and activities will be available to participants including a chance for kids to visit with animals from Grandpa’s Farm and the Lincoln County Humane Society.
Free food will be available including hot dogs, watermelon, popcorn and more.
Merrill Transit will be running buses all evening at no cost to the rider. The bus fares are sponsored by the Merrill Professional Police Association. If bus rides to and from the event are desired, call 715-536-7112.