Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa in partnership with the Ponchatoula Jaycees, Target, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office, SNAP Fitness, Truestar Health, Perfectly Fit Sports, the Hammond Running Club, North Oaks Health System, Lamar Advertising, Piggly Wiggly, Tangipahoa – reshaping Attitudes for Community Change (TRACC), the town of Independence, Fire House Silk-screening, Smitty’s Supply and Northshore Links will host the fourth annual Tangi and St. Helena Night Out Against Crime Sept. 29 in Independence.
The free event will feature demonstrations from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9s and their Mounted Division. There will also be many vehicles, fire trucks, and safety equipment on display. In addition, there will also be many other public safety groups and organizations represented, organizers said.
New to the event this year, is the first Hot Wing Cook-off Challenge, where the public can judge the People’s Choice Award winner for $10. Other categories will be judged by secret judges intermingled with the public for Best Traditional Wing Sauce, Most Creative Wing Sauce and the Hottest of the Hot. All proceeds will benefit Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa Inc. To enter the cook-off, please call Jodie Powell-Rohner at (985) 634-0590 or send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also this year, SNAP Fitness, Perfectly Fit and the Hammond Running Club will host the “Kick’n It To Crime” 5K Charity Run/Walk in conjunction with Night Out. All proceeds will benefit Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa, Inc. Pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt, flashing pin, and a huggie. Awards will be given for the first male and female to finish, the oldest to finish, and the youngest to finish. To pre-register please contact Bree Westmoreland at (985) 386-7105 or Ponchatoula@snapfitness.com. Registrations can also be paid via PayPal at http://www.tangicrimestoppers.com/events.
The fourth annual Tangi and St. Helena Night Out will open to the public at 8 a.m. for the race and cook-off participants. Cook-off wristbands go on sale at 11 a.m. and the judging begins at noon. All other Night Out booths will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To participate, contact Jodie Powell-Rohner at (985) 634-0590 or email@example.com. Booths are free with certain requirements. Night Out event, cook-off, and 5K run information can also be found at http://www.tangicrimestoppers.com/events. Sponsorships and donations can also be made online via Pay Pal on the Crime Stoppers website.