Members from various groups in Alton who share an in interest in improving the quality of life in the Alton area will meet Tuesday at Wellspring Resources. The primary focus of the gathering will be to discuss progress of the “Greater Alton United” initiative. Greater Alton United evolved from a “Weed and Seed” strategy and organizers say they are now focused on creating “seeding” activities to empower residents and educate them on how to get involved in improving life in their community through creating jobs, eliminating sub-standard housing and stabilizing families.

To that end, organizers are inviting anyone with an interest in improving the Alton area to tomorrow’s meeting, which will include a round table discussion about several topics including: The National Night Out, Grassroots Grocery's campaign, and Rock Springs 2020. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at Wellspring Resources, located at 2615 Edwards Street.

For more information you can call 463-1016 or send an e-mail to to join the Greater Alton United e-mail list.

(Copyright WBGZ Radio /