Volunteers are wanted to help clean up on Saturday.  (Screenshot: Lifeway)

An inaugural festival to help clean up and revitalize Alton Park … and have a little fun, too … takes place on Saturday.

The Alton Park Street Fest & Clean Up will begin with a neighborhood clean up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. along Fagen Street between East 38th Street and Workman Road.

Mayor Andy Berke and District 7 Councilman Erskine Oglesby will team up with Chattanooga Police Department and Jazzanooga for the event.

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Guests are encouraged to park at the Christian Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 3709 Seminary Street.

Following the cleanup, guests are invited to attend a community festival at Southside Community Park with food trucks, entertainment from local artists and activities for community members of all ages.

“The purpose of this event is to empower District 7 constituents and the surrounding communities to take part in the revitalization of their neighborhood,” Councilman Oglesby said. “This will become an annual event of giving back to the¬†community and having fun while helping to spur economic development and investment in the area.”

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