Manassas Park Police and city staff successfully, fed, watered, educated and entertained more than 3,000 people Tuesday during the National Night Out event in Signal Hill Park.
The nationwide event is always held the first Tuesday in August. National Night Out is a partnership between communities and local law enforcement that stand together to send a message to criminals.
A little more than halfway through the four-hour event, all the provisions ran out, Manassas Park Police Officer William "Quiz" Quesenberry said.
The masses managed to consume the following in about 2.5 hours, he said:
- 15 gallons of Chick-fil-A sweet tea
- 6 gallons of Chick-fil-A lemonade
- 120 bottles of Gatorade
- 440 bottles of Snapple iced tea
- 400 Monster Energy drinks
- 400 Pepsi products
- 200 Coca-Cola products
- 2,460 Aaron's waters
- 25 watermelons
- 46 pounds of Abuelita tortilla chips
- 16 cases of Utz products
- 12 cases of Kraft products
- 3.5 hours of Snowie BUS shaved ice
- 100 Chick-fil-A chocolate chunk cookies
- 400 hot dogs from Yorkshire Restaurant
- 100 additional hot dogs
- 650 cold sandwiches from Southland and 7-Eleven
- 250 Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches
- 660 slices of Little Caesar's pizza
- 600 Little Caesar's bread sticks
- Hamburgers (number not available)
- 375 bags of popcorn from the Ronnie White family
- Several bags of assorted candy and other treats.
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