National Night Out in Geneseo

Claudia Loucks
Eight-year-old Remi McKeag was one of the young people who waited in line for a turn to have her face painted by artist Haley Wilson at National Night Out in City Park.
Hannah Wildemuth, left; and Kate Reed, representing the Geneseo Community Tennis Association, are shown at the badminton net at National Night Out held Tuesday, Aug. 3, in City Park. Reed said the mission of the Geneseo Community Tennis Association is to promote the sport of tennis…”We have a Face book page where community members find out information about kids’ tennis and also adult tennis play. We are a small group, but open to any level tennis player from young to old.”
Max Frederich and his brother Fisher Frederich had fun at the Connect 4 game set up by Bethany Winkleman, State Farm Insurance Agent, as part of the activities held on National Night Out in Geneseo City Park. Three-year-old Austin May tries to take part in the game, but it is just a bit out of her reach. Winkleman’s booth was among the games, Live Line demo, hot dog cookout, inflatables and bounce house, fire truck, police car, tractors and safety demonstrations at National Night Out.
Gene Karzin, left, Geneseo Deputy Chief of Police; and Jessica Damewood, at right, administrative assistant and dispatch supervisor at the Geneseo Police Station, talk with nine-year-old Lillian VanOpdorp at the recent National Night Out held at City Park in Geneseo. National Night Out is a family-friendly event held with the intent to build relationships between neighbors and law enforcement.
Max Rivera and his brother Hudson Rivera visited the SWAT (Special Weapons And Tactics Team) tent at National Night Out. With the boys are George Marquez; at left, a Geneseo Police Officer; and Zach Thompson, a member of the SWAT Team.