PRESS RELEASE


June 6, 2017

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Free Summer Meals Available to Children and Teens Ages 18 and Younger

Texarkana, TX – When the school year ends, summer meals begin.

Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive – even when school is out. With the Summer Food Service Program provided by Texarkana Independent School District Child Nutrition Department, children and teens ages 18 and younger can continue to eat healthy throughout the summer at no cost, just by showing up at a participating meal site.

Texarkana locations, dates and times are as follows:

Highland Park Elementary – 401 West 25th Street: Now – June 23 (Monday thru Friday). Breakfast 7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.;

Texas Middle School – 2100 College Drive: Now – June 23 (Monday thru Friday). Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. – Noon;

Westlawn Elementary – 410 Westlawn Drive: Now – 9, June 12 – 13, June 19 – 22, June 26 - 29. Breakfast 7:15 - 8:00 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. – Noon;

Paul Laurence Dunbar Early Education Center - 2315 West 10th Street: Now – August 4 (Monday thru Friday). Breakfast 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. – Noon. Site closed July 4;

Spring Lake Park Elementary – 4324 Ghio Fish Boulevard: Now – August 11 (Monday thru Friday). Breakfast 7:15 - 8:00 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. – Noon. Site closed July 4;

Town North Apartments – 4624 Elizabeth Street: Now – August 11 (Monday thru Friday). Lunch 11:00 -Noon Site closed July 4;

Wake Village Elementary – 400 Wildcat Drive: Now – August 11 (Monday thru Friday). Breakfast 7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. – Noon. Site closed July 4;

Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club – 1303 Milam Street: June 12 – August 4 (Monday thru Friday). Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Site closed July 4;

Southwest Center – 3222 West 7th Street: June 19 – July 20 (Monday thru Thursday). Breakfast 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Lunch Noon – 12:45 p.m. Site closed July 4;

OPTIONS Academic Alternative High School – Corner of Tucker & Johnson Streets on the Texarkana College campus: June 19 – July 27 (Monday thru Thursday). Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. – Noon. Site closed July 4;

New Boston, Texas locations, dates and times are as follows:

Crestview Elementary – 6054 North McCoy Blvd: Now – August 4 (Monday thru Friday). Breakfast 7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Site closed July 4;

Corley Homes – Ardell Hubbard Drive: Now – August 4 (Monday thru Friday). Lunch 11:00 – 11:30 p.m. Site closed July 4;

Dogwood Plaza – 306 East Hoskins Street: Now – August 4 (Monday thru Friday). Lunch 11:30 a.m. - Noon Site closed July 4;

Wortham Circle – 201 Westwood Circle: Now – August 4 (Monday thru Friday). Lunch 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Site closed July 4;

DeKalb, Texas locations, dates and times are as follows:

DeKalb High School – 101 SW Maple Street: June 19 - 22 (Monday thru Thursday). Breakfast 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

For more information, contact: Beth Carson, Director of Child Nutrition, 903.792.2231 ext. 1.

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