It's being called the first of an annual community cookout, as organizers announce Beloit Community Spirit Day, being held September 4th on the downtown block of E. Grand Avenue.
The free and open public event is designed to celebrate the City of Beloit and its many dedicated individuals.
Besides the free food, there will be events for kids including face painting and a balloon animal stand.
Members from law enforcement, fire departments, schools, city officials, churches, local businesses and more will be on hand to help serve food and engage community members.
It will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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