Bus part of AC free summer meals program

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By NewsCow staff
May 31, 2017 - 12:29:35 pm
This bus is part of the free summer meals program.
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Arkansas City Public Schools is again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. The school district is also launching a new mobile meals bus in hopes of better serving the community.

The bus will feature booth-style seating, books, tablets, and free Wi-Fi for children to use while they eat.

Meals will be served for free to children ages 1 to 18. There is no sign-up or registration required and there is no charge. Sponsored by USD 470 and administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the program helps to ensure children get the healthy meals during the summer.

“We are excited to offer free meals again and hope to serve even more children with our new bus Sally’s Spot,” USD 470 Business Manager Jeri Crumbliss said. “This is a program all families could benefit from and enjoy.”

For more information, please call the USD 470 District Office at 441-2000 or visit the district website – www.usd470.com.

Meals will be served at the following times and locations.

Summer School Sites: June 1 through June 30, Monday through Friday

Roosevelt Elementary (300 N. B Street) Breakfast: 7:30-8 a.m. Lunch: 11-11:30 a.m.

Ark City Middle School (400 E. Kansas Ave.) Breakfast: 7:30-8 a.m. Lunch: 11-11:30 a.m.

Ark City High School (1200 W. Radio Lane) Breakfast: 7-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11-11:30 a.m.

Sally’s Spot Meal Bus Stops: June 1-30, Monday through Friday

IXL Elementary (6758 322nd Rd.) Lunch: 10:30-10:50 a.m.

Winton Park (1200 S. G Street) Lunch: 11-11:20 a.m.

Calvary Chapel (1001 S. 3rd Street) Lunch: 11:30-11:50 a.m.

City Ball Park (1600 S. Summit Street) Lunch: 12-12:20 p.m.

Lincoln Early Childhood Center (600 S. B Street) Lunch: 1-1:20 p.m.

Wilson Park (701 N. Summit Street) Lunch: 1:30-1:50 p.m.

Ark City Rec Center Sites

Agri-Business Building (712 W. Washington) June 5-29, July 10-27, August 1-3 Lunch: 11:30-12:30 p.m. Snack: 3-3:30 p.m.

Ark City Recreation Center (225 E. 5th Ave.) June 1-30, July 3-31, August 1-11 Lunch: 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Northwest Community Center (615 W. Birch) June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Supper: 5-6:30 p.m. (Thursdays only)

Paris Park Pool (600 W. 5th Ave.) June 1-30, July 3-31, August 1-11 Snack: 3-3:15 p.m.

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