Rep. Harold Love, Jr. to host 5th annual Love’s Healthy Start Fest in Hadley Park

Last updated on January 17th, 2020 at 06:12 am

Rep. Harold Love

Rep. Harold Love

With the start of school less than three weeks away, Rep. Love wants to make sure students and parents are prepared for the school year.

The 5th annual Love’s Healthy Start Festival presented by Tyson Foods is a back-to-school community event sponsored by Tenn. state Rep. Harold Love, Jr. and will feature information from several local organizations including Tennessee State University, and MNPS providing school supplies, resources and tips for those headed back to school. The event takes place Saturday, July 29, at Hadley Park from 9 am until noon.

Along with Tyson Foods, other sponsors and key collaborators in the Love’s Healthy Start Fest are Tennessee State University, The Nashville Greek Picnic, Advance Financial, Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Lee Chapel AME Church, The Links Inc., Kappa Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Hella Temple #105 Shriners, Gamma Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, First Wesleyan Church, Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, The Urban League of Middle Tennessee, Fairfield Baptist Church, Metro PCS and Metro Nashville Public Schools.

Called a day of free family fun, organizers say Love’s Healthy Start Fest is a hands-on way for the community to rally around educational success, physical health and safe communities” for Nashville’s children and youth. It will include a health fair, 1,000 free backpacks and school supply giveaways, free food and drinks, and a variety of live music and vocal performances by local entertainers of all ages.

The purpose of this event is to have these organizations be a catalyst for community dialogue and action around strengthening families and making communities a safer place for families and children to live and prosper.

For more information, contact Rep. Harold Love at (615) 741-3831.