WCCS offers free summer lunch program for kids

COLUMBIA CITY — Once again, Whitley County Consolidated Schools will participate in the USDA Summer Food Service Program.Free meals will be made available to all children under the age of 18 and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regarless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.Free meals (for children only) will be provided at Mary Raber Elementary School, 700 E. Jackson St., Columbia City. Lunch meals will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children should enter the serving area through door number seven.A second site, Miami Village, 4614 E. Old Trail Rd., Columbia City, will also be available. Lunch meals will be available in the park area from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Both programs will be available Monday through Friday each week from June 17 through Aug. 2. Both sites will be closed Thursday, July 4.No paperwork is required to participate at either site. Meals must be eaten on site and cannot be shared with another person. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to bring their lunch if they want to eat with their children. No adult meals are available on site.For further information, contact WCCS Food Service Director Carol Heinold at 244-5772 ext. 1280.