NEW YORK, July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On August 2, Associa and Associa Supports Kids (ASK), with its mascot Scout, will be in the heart of New York City for one of the biggest National Night Out (NNO) events in the nation. The Central Park NNO event is hosted by the New York Police Department Transit District 1 and takes place at 59th and Columbus Circle in Central Park West from 3 – 7 p.m. on August 2.
Associa, the industry leader in community management, has been a national sponsor of National Night Out for five years and this is its second year to partner with NYPD for the Central Park festivities.
"We were out here last year and had a blast with all of the kids, police officers and other participants involved in this special night," said Associa Mid-Atlantic President Nancy Hastings. "Associa is assisting with close to 150 celebrations across the nation and we're proud to represent the company at NYPD's event to support their efforts to build stronger police-community partnerships."
Associa Mid-Atlantic staff will be on-hand to share inspirational wristbands, Scout's Safety-Tips coloring books, ChildFind ID kits and kids will have the opportunity to meet Scout, the Associa Supports Kids loveable puppy-dog mascot.
National Night Out is free and open to the public. It is intended to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness along with strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.
Associa Supports Kids is a value-added program for Associa community residents, designed to enhance the neighborhood community experience year-round. The program focuses on educating parents and kids about safety and fitness. For more information on both the safety and sports sponsorships programs, visit www.associasupportskids.org.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 37 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
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