"Building Our Community Together" Event Set for Saturday at Riverfront Park

One Community, One Voice Lynchburg will hold their "Building Our Community Together" event this Saturday, August 1 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at Riverfront Park in Downtown Lynchburg.

"Building Our Community Together" is a collaboration between OCOV-L, Lynchburg City Schools, Lynchburg Police Department, Lynchburg Fire Department, Lynchburg Sheriff's Office, Lynchburg's Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, The Lighthouse, University of Lynchburg, No Walls Ministry, and others.

The event aims to unify and build community spirit as well as being a fun celebration for a new school year.

Community partners will also distribute free shoes, clothing and school supplies. There will also be employment opportunities, a voter registration drive, food and live music.

Social distancing of at least six feet and masks are required. Masks will be provided if needed.

For more information, visit the "Building Our Community Together" Facebook page.