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GRENO HOSTING 2017 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT EVENT
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM
Aurora, IL- Across America the National Association of Town Watches (NATW) supports communities as they “give crime a going-away party” by bringing neighbors together and local law enforcement with a variety of activities designed to educate and create synergy to keep negative elements within cities large and small, to a minimum.
On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, Georgetown Relief Efforts Neighborhood Organization (GRENO) will host one of the largest National Night Evening’s in the City of Aurora, featuring live music by Dan Becker and the Tourists,a magic show and face painting with Pancakes the Clown, food and other activities, free and open to the public.
“What started in my front yard with a handful of folks in 2004, has grown for the past 11 years into an amazing evening of free fun and festivities for the far east side of Aurora with hundreds in attendance each year,”Dee Hakala, founder and Co-chair of GRENO stated. “What a thrill to see so many residents come out and come together for the community!”
This year the event will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM on the grounds of Georgetown Elementary School, 995 Long Grove Drive, Aurora, IL. 60504. GRENO is a non-profit neighborhood organization with an all-volunteer board and members. This event is supported in part by the City of Aurora, 8th ward Alderman Rick Mervine and lderman-Bob O’Connor. For more information call Kris Harvey at 630-817-8287.
G.R.E.N.O. (Georgetown Relief Efforts Neighborhood Organization) is a non-profit organization created to work within the Georgetown community in Aurora for the betterment of all neighbors.
Neighborhood Clean-up: April 29, 2017 8:00 am Georgetown Parking Lot
- 13th Annual National Night Out: Tuesday - Aug 1, 2017 6-8 pm Georgetown Elementary School
Neighborhood Clean-up: September 23, 2017 8:00 am Georgetown Parking Lot
- Neighborhood Clean-up: April 29, 2017 8:00 am Georgetown Parking Lot
The GRENO Mission
Stand up for YOUR neighborhood! YOUR neighbors! YOUR self! YOUR family! When the cause is right, when the cause is just, it truly is amazing, and quite miraculous, how efforts fall into place! One person multiplied by all the homes and great folks in our area is not one person-- it is the power of us ALL!!
- It's about community.
- It's about caring.
- We should not tolerate crime in our community.
- Together...we are making a difference.
- Stand up for your neighborhood.
- Make Georgetown a clean, safe, and fun community.
- Get to know your neighbors.
- Get involved and make a difference in Georgetown.
Monthly Meeting Dates
Fire Station 8, 3770 McCoy Drive Aurora, IL 60504 7pm-8pm. Opening Meeting: January 10, 2018 - McCoy/Large Rm, 7 – 8pm April 11, 2018 - McCoy/Large Rm, 7 – 8pm Spring Neighborhood Clean-up: May 2018 - TBD July 11, 2018 - McCoy/Small Rm, 7 – 8pm 13th Annual National Night Out: Tuesday - Aug 7, 2018 6-8pm Georgetown Elementary School Fall Neighborhood Clean-up: September 2018 - TBD October 10, 2018 - McCoy/Large Rm, 7 – 8pm
Dee Hakala, Kris Harvey, Lily Mertes, Adolfo LopezWe encourage new residents to join us and share your feedback on what we can do to better our community. Read Dee's story to learn more about GRENO's beginnings.
Be a part of GRENOGRENO invites you to join us and help make Georgetown YOUR community! Every year we look for new volunteers to help during our annual events. Any amount of time you can donate to GRENO is greatly appreciated.
- Earth Day Clean up
- National Night Out - 13th Annual Event
- Free Document Shredding
- More to come...
Contact GRENO today!
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Aurora, IL 60504.
Dee H.: 630-918-1229
Kris H: 630-817-8287
Adolfo L.: 708-363-7022 Espa.