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Summer Meal Program Begins May 29

SALINA – Instead of waiting until next school year to enjoy a crispito, come to the May 29 opening day for the summer food program! Crispitos will top the menu and then diners will cool down with a surprise dessert. Join us at any location listed below to kick off summer. View the summer menus at, by following the Summer Food link.

Lunches will be served from May 29 through July 20 from 12 to 12:30 p.m. at all sites. All sites will be closed on July 4.

Breakfast will be served only at Cottonwood Elementary School and Central High School from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m. from May 29 through June 29.

FREE meals are for all children ages one through eighteen. Adults are welcome to eat lunch for $3.75 and breakfast for $2.00. There are no income or registration requirements to receive meals.

One day each week volunteer readers will be at Heartland Early Education (Monday), Schilling Elementary (Tuesday), Sunset Elementary (Wednesday) and Oakdale Elementary (Thursday). Youth will receive a free book to take home.

Serving Sites:

  • Cottonwood Elementary – 215 S. Phillips, east side entrance
  • Heusner Elementary – 1300 Norton, north doors by art room
  • Oakdale Elementary – 811 E. Iron, west doors off Penn Street
  • Schilling Elementary – 3121 Canterbury, side door by gym
  • Sunset Elementary – 1510 W. Republic, south door to cafeteria
  • Heartland Early Education – 700 Jupiter, north double doors off Venus
  • Central High School – 650 E. Crawford, south student entrance
  • Church of the Cross – 1600 Rush, southeast door
  • Salvation Army – 1137 N. Santa Fe, front door

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. For more information about the national Summer Food Service Program, visit Salina USD 305 and Heartland Early Education partner with the Salvation Army, Sunrise Presbyterian Church, Church of the Cross and Salina Area United Way.

For more information, contact Linda Lorett, Heartland Early Education, 785-309-5018 or Laine Norris, USD 305, 785-309-4715.

Updated: May 16, 2018 — 11:50 am


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