Despite rumors that Cheyenne police aren't hosting Neighborhood Night Out this year, Officer Kevin Malatesta says the event will go on as scheduled.

Malatesta says there was some concern that festivities surrounding the reopening of the renovated Wyoming Capitol would pull officers away from the July 9 event, but that's no longer an issue.

Malatesta encourages anyone interested in hosting a block party to attend the block captains planning meeting at the Cheyenne Public Safety Center on May 15 at 5:30 p.m.

"Whether you've hosted a block party in the past or are interested in hosting a party this year, this is your opportunity to get going on the process and plan a great event for your neighborhood," he said.

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