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Summer Food Service Program being offered

Jun. 28, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

WINFIELD -- Putnam County Schools is sponsoring its annual Summer Food Service Program to provide a nutritious meal to students during the summer break.

Some of the locations for free breakfast and lunch are only available to students who meet certain financial criteria and who enroll for the service.

If a child is a member of a food stamp (SNAP) household or receives TANF assistance, the child is automatically eligible to receive free program meal benefits, subject to completion of the free/reduced application form.

The meal locations, type and times of meals served are as follows:

Mountainview Elementary School: Breakfast served from 8-8:30, July 8-July 26; Lunch served from 11-11:30, July 8-July 26.

Scott Teays Elementary: Breakfast served from 8-8:30 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 25-July 25; Lunch served from 11:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 25-July 25.

Hurricane High School: Breakfast only served from 8:30-9 a.m., July 9-July 26.

Income guidelines for eligibility for the above enrollment-only free meal sites is as follows:

Annual Family Income Before Deductions, Federal Income Chart For School Year July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013"

Household size: 1 person; income, $20,665 yearly; $1,723 monthly.

Household size: 2 people: $27,991 yearly; $2,333 monthly.

Household size: 3 people: $35,317 yearly; $2,944 monthly.

Household size: 4 people: $42,643 yearly; $3,554 monthly.

Household size: 5 people: $49,969 yearly; $4,165 monthly.

Household size: 6 people: $57,295 yearly; $4,775 monthly.

Household size: 7 people: $64,621 yearly; $5,386 monthly.

Household size: 8 people: $71,947 yearly; $5,996 monthly.

Each additional: $7,326 yearly; $611 monthly

Putnam County Schools is also sponsoring several sites where students of any income who wish to participate can get free meals. These sites are open to all children, ages 18 years and younger, who would like to participate.

The meal locations, type and times of meals served are listed below:

Buffalo Elementary School: Breakfast served from 8-8:30, July 8-July 26; Lunch served from 12-12:30, July 8-July 26

Buffalo High School: Breakfast served from 9-9:30, June 18-July 25; Lunch served from 11:30-12:30, June 18-July 25; Lunch only served from 11:15-11:45, July 26-Aug. 16

Buffalo High School (Football): Supper served from 6:30-7:00, July 29-Aug. 9.

GW Middle School: Lunch only served from 12-12:30, Aug 12-Aug. 16.

Lakeside Elementary School: Breakfast served from 8-8:30, July 8-July 26; Lunch served from 11:30-12, July 8-July 26

Rock Branch Elementary School: Breakfast served from 8-8:30, July 8-July 26; Lunch served from 12-12:30, July 8-July 26

Poca High School Sports-Lunch only served from 12-12:30, June 24-June 28.

Poca High School: Lunch only served from 12-12:30, July 29-Aug 2.

In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this Institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC, 20250-9410, or call, toll free, (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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