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Hatta's HPD Hangout

Source: Radio One Houston / Radio One Houston

Radio One, Inc. (97.9 The Box, Majic 102.1, Boom 92) have partnered with The Houston Police Department and McDonald’s for an afternoon of fun in the community as they host “The HPD Hangout”. The hangout event takes place on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 3pm – 5pm at McDonald’s (3820 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, TX 7702).

Families are invited to visit the event for free entertainment, giveaways, and a chance to meet and greet officers that work in their community. 97.9 The Box’s Madd Hatta Morning show will be broadcasting live as well as members of the Majic 102.1 and Boom 92 teams.

“We are happy to partner with The Houston Police Department and McDonald’s on an event that will help build relationships between our listeners and Houston Police Officers,” Radio One Houston General Manager, Gary Spurgeon.

McDonald’s will give away 100 ice cream cones to the first 100 kids that attend the event. Kids will be able to sit inside an HPD Helicopter and show car. Radio One stations and McDonald’s will also have interactive gaming and giveaways for guests to enjoy.

“In the recent social climate it’s important that parents, children, and officers interact in a fun environment and have foundation building conversations that can help prevent acts of violence,” Radio One Houston Operations Manager, Terri Thomas,.

“The Houston Police Department is proud to work with Radio One, the Southeast Community and McDonald’s to improve and enhance police community relations in our great city,” Acting Chief of Police Martha I. Montalvo.

The HPD Hangout is powered by 97.9 The Box, Majic 102.1, Boom 92, The Houston Police Department, and McDonald’s.

About Radio One

Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries (, is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. The Company is one of the nation’s largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 54 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (, the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes’ “Empowering Moments”, and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One owns Interactive One (, an online platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment. Interactive One operates a number of branded sites, including News One, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful and social networking websites, including BlackPlanet and MiGente. In addition, the Company owns a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (, a cable/satellite network programming serving more than 57.4 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. One Solution combines the dynamics of the Radio One’s holdings to provide brands with an integrated and effectively engaging marketing approach that reaches 82% of Black Americans throughout the country.