Parkersburg and Wood County Neighborhood Watch


This page is for announcements for members of Parkersburg/Wood County Neighborhood Watch. All Watch members should check this page often. Be sure to also check our Facebook Page and Private Facebook Group

Upcoming Events (Be sure to also check the calendar)

Nomination of Officers for 2020
At our November 14 meeting we will be electing officers to serve for the next two years. The officers we need to elect are President, Vice President, and Secretary. If you would like to volunteer to be nominated for an office, or if you would like to nominate someone else for an office, please contact Cindy Ware at 304-483-4423 or Ruth Ann Singer at 304-615-1594.

The regularly-scheduled Co-op meeting is at 6:00 pm on the second Thursday of every other month, usually in the Parkersburg City Building, 1 Government Square [MAP], but the location changes from time to time. Check the schedule here.

Please Consider Supporting After The Disaster

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Fireman handing a kit to fire victims

After The Disaster, Inc. (ATD) is a Parkersburg-based non-stock, non-profit, all-volunteer public benefit corporation that provides Lovin’ Hands Kits (see the page) for victims of disasters such as fire or flood. With no salaries, rent, utilities, or other expenses to pay, over 99% of all donations go directly into ATD’s relief efforts for the community (there are a few minor operating expenses, like advertising and printing). ATD provides the kits to fire stations to be carried on their trucks and distributed at the scene to the affected victims. All the fire departments in Wood County currently participate in this relief program. ATD’s specific objectives are:

  • To assemble hygiene kits for fire/flood victims;
  • To provide first responders with hygiene kits to be distributed on scene; and
  • To maintain a supply of hygiene kits for first responders to distribute.

Beware of the Imitation

There is an individual in Parkersburg who wants to start his own competing version of Neighborhood Watch and charge a “user fee” for each Watch Group. He has not been authorized by either the city or the county to do so. If you are approached by any individual who tells that you are not permitted to walk patrol in your neighborhood without paying his fee, do not argue with him in any way. Simply continue on your patrol and file an Incident Report with your Watch Captain, who will forward it to the Co-op President for reporting to the police department.

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