Free summer meals for kids at some Muscogee County schools

From staff reportsJune 4, 2013 

The Muscogee County Summer Feeding Program started Tuesday at 22 public schools.

The meals are free to eligible children. Adults also are welcome, but they will be charged $1.50 for breakfast and $3 for lunch.

Eligible children must be 18 or younger. The program also accepts students 19 or older if they are physically or mentally handicap and participate during the school year in a public or private nonprofit school program.

Breakfast is served from 8-8:30 a.m.; lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The program will run Mondays-Fridays through July 26 but will be closed July 4-5.

Valerie Fuller, communications director for the Muscogee County School District, said in a news release, "Meals will be available as long as we have enough participation to keep the site open. Please tell everyone you know about eating at the schools during this summer."

The following schools will serve the summer meals:

• Arnold

• Baker

• Brewer

• Cusseta Road

• Dimon

• Double Churches Middle

• Early College

• East Columbus

• Eddy

• Forrest Road

• Fort

• Fox

• Hannan

• J.D Davis

• Johnson

• Key

• Lonnie Jackson

• MLK

• Muscogee

• Spencer

• St. Marys

• Wesley Heights

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