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Gwinn schools to offer summer meal program through Aug. 29

Free meals will be available to children 18 years of age and under, or persons up to age 26, who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled.
FILE. A sign at Gwinn Middle & High School.
FILE. A sign at Gwinn Middle & High School.(WLUC)
Published: Jul. 15, 2021 at 1:31 PM EDT
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GWINN, Mich. (WLUC) - Gwinn Area Community Schools has announced it will run the Summer Food Service Program for children.

Free meals will be available to children 18 years of age and under, or persons up to age 26, who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a State or local public educational agency. The meals will be provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, and there will be no discrimination during the meal service.

Meals will be provided at the following sites from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays until August 29, 2021:

  • KI Sawyer Elementary School
  • Gwinn/Middle High School

Meals are packed in multiples for home use.

For questions regarding this program, please contact Food Service Director, Barbie Ward-Thomas at 906-346-0313 or barbie.ward@gwinnschools.org.

Non-discrimination statement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administrating USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online here, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to us by: mail: US Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410; fax: 202-690-7442; or email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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