Rowan-Salisbury serving free summer meals to children

  • Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:02 a.m.

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury School System Child Nutrition Services will serve free breakfast and lunch to children this summer through the 2013 Summer Food Service Program.

Service begins June 17 and ends Aug. 15, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise listed. There will be no service on July 4. Breakfast is staggered from 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., and lunch is staggered from 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.


Meals will be provided to all children without charge at the following open sites:

• Laurel Pointe Apartments

100 Laurel Pointe Circle, Salisbury

• Miller Recreation Center

1402 W. Bank St., Salisbury

• Salisbury Housing Authority

Pine Hill Apartments

410 W. 15th St., Salisbury

• Progressive Outreach Ministry (ends July 31)

600 N. Long St., Salisbury

• Restoration Church (lunch only)

795 Cannon St., Rockwell

• Rowan County Housing Authority

Grant Street Community Center

300 E. Grant St., East Spencer

• Rowan County Housing Authority

Running Brook Community Center

2200 Running Brook Drive, Kannapolis

• Salisbury Housing Authority

East Lafayette

1042 E. Lafayette St., Salisbury

• Salisbury Housing Authority

Civic Park Apartments

715 Hall St., Salisbury

• Salisbury Housing Authority

Brookview Apartments

711 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Salisbury

• Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department

City Park

316 Lake Drive, Salisbury

• Salvation Army (ends Aug. 2)

620 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury

• United Christian Fellowship Church (lunch only)

118 Miller Chapel Road, Salisbury

• YMCA - East Rowan Branch

790 Crescent Road, Rockwell

• YMCA - J.F. Hurley Branch

828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., Salisbury

• YMCA - South Rowan Branch

920 Kimball Road, China Grove

For more information about the Summer Food Service Program, call Rowan-Salisbury School System Child Nutrition Services at 704-630-6047.

To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or non-residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program. Children who are part of households that receive food stamps, or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals.

Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington, D.C., 20250-9410 or call toll free at 1-866-632-9992 (voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 or 1-800-845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Service begins June 17 and ends Aug. 15, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise listed. There will be no service on July 4. Breakfast is staggered from 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., and lunch is staggered from at 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge at the following closed enrolled sites:

• Rowan County Cub Scout Day Camp (lunch only, ends June 21)

5080 Sherrills Ford Road, Salisbury

• “A” Learning Academy

118-B Ellis St., Salisbury

• Hanford-Dole Elementary School (begins July 1, ends Aug. 1)

Summer Enrichment Program

465 Choate Road, Salisbury

• The Arc of Rowan (ends Aug. 1)

Landis Elementary School

801 W. Ryder Ave., Landis

• Emmanuel Youth Experience Inc. (begins June 24)

Damascus Ministries - Outdoor Adventures Camp

306 Barbour St., East Spencer

• First United Methodist Church

Summer Day Camp

217 S. Church St., Salisbury

• Gethsemane Baptist Church (ends Aug. 9)

719 S. Caldwell St., Salisbury

• Grace Academy

6725 N.C. Hwy. 152 E., Rockwell

• Happy’s Farm

985 Parks Road, Salisbury

• Horizons Unlimited (breakfast only, begins July 8, ends July 25)

1636 Parkview Circle, Salisbury

• Jesse C. Carson High School (begins July 31)

Summer Enrichment Program

290 Kress Venture Drive, China Grove

• Rowan-Salisbury School System AIG Program (breakfast only, begins June 24, ends July 18)

Lego Camp

1625 Park Road W., Salisbury

• Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Summer Enrichment Program

1920 Shirley Ave., Salisbury

• North Rowan High School (breakfast only, begins Aug. 5)

Summer Band Camp

300 N. Whitehead Ave., Spencer

• Rowan-Salisbury School System Mini Funk Factory (begins July 22, ends Aug. 1)

Marching Band Camp

316 Lake Drive, Salisbury

• Sills Creek AME Zion Church

3165 Bradshaw Road, Mooresville

For more information about the Summer Food Service Program, call Rowan-Salisbury School System Child Nutrition Services at 704-630-6047.

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