Truck or Treat Event Draws More than 800 Attendees

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Between 800 to 1000 residents attended the inaugural Truck or Treat event at Huset Park this Saturday. Costumed kids and their parents explored a variety of vehicles, including police cars, fire trucks, tow trucks, a dump truck, a garbage truck, a mail truck, a school bus, and even a Life Link air ambulance helicopter.

In addition to the organizations that provided their vehicles, Columbia Heights and its City departments also collaborated with community partners such as SACA Food Shelf & Thrift Store, HeightsNEXT, and the Columbia Heights Lions to help make the event happen. Kids received stamps as they visited each vehicle and used their collected stamps to earn a free treat bag as they left. About 330 treat bags were given away. See you again next year!