Shel­li Hendry, the Bur­bank Hous­ing Prop­er­ty Man­ag­er of the Fife Creek Com­mons, with help from Res­i­dent Ser­vices Coor­di­na­tor Phillip Tapia-WCCS, host­ed a Nation­al Night Out event at the Com­mons on Tues­day, August 1st.

The pur­pose of the Night-Out event is to build more com­mu­ni­ty, to help neigh­bors, and com­mu­ni­ty ser­vices per­son­nel, Sher­iffs and Fire Depart­ment meet and to engage in a pos­i­tive and casu­al way.

West Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices pro­vides assis­tance to the res­i­dents of more than 100 low-income liv­ing units in west­ern Sono­ma Coun­ty. Phillip Tapia-WCCS’ is the per­son on loca­tion. His ser­vices include the res­i­dents of 47 apart­ments at the Fife Creek Com­mons in Guerneville.pic of sheriffs and others

In Sono­ma Coun­ty, Deputy Sher­iffs and sup­port­ive per­son­nel stopped by sev­er­al of these events, includ­ing Fife Creek’s, to chat, play games with the kids, share a hot dog, talk about their work, gen­er­al­ly to express their inter­est in being help­ful and not puni­tive with the peo­ple in the com­mu­ni­ties they serve.

Last year more than 38 mil­lion peo­ple par­tic­i­pat­ed in the Nation­al Night-Out event in more than 16,000 com­mu­ni­ties across the country.