Sen. Hoffman attends Night to Unite events in District 36
ST. Paul, Minn. – On Tuesday, August 6, Senator John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin) joined families, first responders and community businesses at neighborhood events to celebrate Night to Unite. The annual event brings neighbors and public safety officials together to raise crime prevention awareness and build a stronger community. More than 250 Night to Unite events were held across Brooklyn Park, Champlin and Coon Rapids.
“I was very impressed by all the block parties and events organized this year for Night to Unite,” said Sen. Hoffman. “This is a night I look forward to every summer. It’s about coming together as neighbors and showing the strength of our community.”
To help celebrate Night to Unite, Sen. Hoffman hosted a sticker design contest for area kids. The sticker was meant to illustrate how communities are stronger when police, fire fighters and neighbors work together to keep everyone safe. Sophia Reitzel, a ten-year-old from Coon Rapids, won the sticker art contest. Sophia’s winning sticker was passed out at Night to Unite events in Coon Rapids, Champlin and Brooklyn Park. She and her parents will join Sen. Hoffman for lunch and a tour of the Capitol.
“Sophia’s sticker entry was a fun and colorful portrayal of what Night to Unite is all about. I was proud to pass out her winning sticker on Tuesday and look forward to touring the Capitol with her and her parents soon,” continued Sen. Hoffman.