It’s food that’s in, while school is out! "There are no income requirements, and any child under the age of 18 may visit one of the community locations to get a good meal," stated Donna Carver, director of School Nutrition for Floyd County Schools. "Site meal times will vary but we will providing food for children Monday through Friday at some of our local school cafeterias and many community locations." The meals will be available as early as May 29 at some of the locations serving during the summer.
Walk-in sites will be located in the cafeterias at the following Floyd County Schools with meals served for breakfast and lunch each Monday through Friday beginning on May 29 and running through August 7. Locations will begin serving breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.
Garden Lakes Elementary School
Model High School
Pepperell High School
Coosa High School
These additional cafeteria locations will serve only lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Cave Spring Elementary
McHenry Primary School
Midway Primary School
Cave Spring and McHenry will be open from May 29 through August 7. Midway will open later on June 4 and serve through June 15.
Working with community agencies, churches and volunteers; there are a number of other community locations where meals will be served during the summer. "This is a vital program for our community and we look forward to working with the many organizations and volunteers coming together to make this possible for our children," said Dr. Lynn Plunkett, superintendent of Floyd County Schools. "Our free and reduced meal percentages have risen sharply during the economic downturn so this program will help many of our struggling families this summer."
You can get a complete list of locations, dates and times on the Floyd County Schools website at www.floydboe.net by clicking on the following link: http://www.floydboe.net/Menus/feedingProgram.cfm
Carver added, "If you don’t see a site listed that is in your area, please contact Floyd County Schools and we may be able to assist you in locating a site that may be close to you."
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