Northeast Neighborhood Association Town Hall

Press Release -- September 17th, 2010

Press release from the Strong Families/Great Youth Coalition announcing a “Harrisonburg town hall to spotlight community safety” in response to recent shootings in the Harris Gardens and Kelly Street areas.

Harrisonburg’s Northeast Neighborhood Association will host a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the recent shootings on and around the Kelley Street area and propose solutions to make this, and all neighborhoods, a safe place to live.

The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 in the Lucy Simms Center, located at 620 Simms Avenue in Harrisonburg.

Guest speakers include Mayor Kai Degner, Vice Mayor Richard Baugh, Commonwealth’s Attorney Marsha Garst, Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Anthony Bailey, Harrisonburg Chief of Police Col. Harper, and Harrisonburg Police Department’s Lieutenant Boshart and Lieutenant Sites.

This meeting is open to the public. Please feel free to join us in voicing your concerns and suggestions.

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