Healthy, nutritious meals will be served to children two to 18 years old through the 2012 Summer Food Service Program set to start on Monday, June 25, according to a press release from Nelda Bowry, St. Croix director of the Child Nutrition Program.
Several summer camps are expected to participate in the feedingprogram this year. Bowry also reminds parents that their children may visit the feeding site nearest their home or any other between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to receive free meals. While meal preparations are being handled at the kitchens at Arthur A. Richards Junior High, Eulalie Rivera Elementary and Juanita Gardine Elementary schools, feeding sites are distributed throughout the island. The summer feeding program is scheduled to end August 3.
For more information on the Summer Food Service Program or for locations of feeding sites, call 773-1095 ext. 7072, 7099, 7098, 7133 or 7132.
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