Tuesday, October 23, 2012

City of Rolla makes Halloween festivities safe and fun for all

The City of Rolla will offer numerous festivities on Halloween night Wednesday, Oct. 31 by passing out candy, hosting costume contests, and making the community feel welcome at The Centre, Rolla Police Department, Rolla Fire & Rescue, Station 2 and at Rolla City Hall.  
The Centre, located at 1200 North Holloway St., will kick off the evening with their annual Fall Costume Contest between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Show off your costumes and you will receive a treat. Costumes will be judged according to age groups and winners will receive Centre gift certificates.
The Rolla Police Department will be handing out candy Halloween night beginning at 5 p.m. at RPD Headquarters located at 1007 North Elm Street. Rolla Fire and Rescue will hand out candy and host a child-friendly haunted house inside Eugene Northern Community Hall at Fire Station #2 on Halloween night between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Fire Station #2 is located at 400 West Fourth Street. The haunted house is free and open to the public.
Members of the Administration and Public Works departments will also pass out candy and treats in the lobby of City Hall (901 N. Elm Street) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
“Your children’s safety and the safety of the public is the City’s number one concern on Halloween night,” said Rolla Mayor Bill Jenks, III. “Please stay safe while you are enjoying the festivities around town.”    

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