(l-r) Mayor Megan Barry, Dr. Glenda Glover, TSU president and Rep. Harold Love, Jr.

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University is doing its part to help area youngsters have a “healthy start” back to school. The university partnered with several organizations on August 13 to sponsor Love’s Healthy Start Festival, an event started by State Rep. Harold Love, Jr.

The festival at Hadley Park near TSU was once again a success. TSU President Glenda Glover and Nashville Mayor Megan Barry stopped by to show their support.

Love, a TSU graduate said the event is a way for the community to support educational success, physical health and safe communities for Nashville’s children and youth. This was the fourth year of the festival, which provided free backpacks and other school supply giveaways. One of the main sponsors of the event, Tyson Foods, Inc., has been a participant for three years