Residents in Bedford County celebrate 'Bedford Get Together'

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- When you hear about a 'get together', a gathering of friends may come to mind.

A group of Bedford County residents created a 'Bedford Get Together' to celebrate the community's shared values.

Tons of people made it out to Edmund Street Park for the first event.

More than forty people realized the need for the event after sharing concerns about the recent political climate.

Families enjoyed various exhibits, food, and community resources.

"This event is really to bring people together of all walks of life, different ethnic backgrounds to show that we have a lot in common.", says Ivan Greene, a committee member.

The committee hopes to make it an annual event.