SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Beautiful flowers are now lining the streets of downtown Sullivan.

Volunteers rolled up their sleeves this morning for the annual Downtown Flower Flood. The city was joined by citizens and businesses to plant colorful flowers. Volunteers ranged from workers with Ohio Valley Gas to the Sullivan Garden Club.

Mayor Clint Lamb says it’s just one more way to bring people to downtown as revitalization efforts continue. He added that he was happy to see so many people help plant flowers today.

“Taking time to care is the city’s motto and it definitely takes us all and this is just another way the folks of our community is stepping up and doing those things,” said Lamb.

The city’s public works director added that today’s beautiful weather made it a great day to do this work.

“This just brightens people’s day when they drive downtown and see the beautiful flowers,” Public Works Director JD Wilson said. “It puts a smile on everybody’s face. The great weather. This is the changing of the weather right now, you know, you can feel the warmer weather, the sun is shining. Today’s a great day to have this event.”

Sullivan Mayor Clint Lamb says this is one of the city’s favorite events.