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Mexico School District Starts Summer Food Service Program

MEXICO, NY – Mexico Academy and Central Schools has started a Summer Food Service Program that will include a free lunch at the Mexico High School cafeteria for children up to 18 years of age until August 21.

The meal must be consumed on site and will also be available to children with special needs up to 21 years of age.

Parents may also purchase a complete meal for $3.75. The lunches will be available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The scheduled menu is as follows: Monday, hamburger, baked beans, diced pears and milk; Tuesday, egg and sausage patty, steamed corn, applesauce and milk; Wednesday, pulled barbecue pork, sliced carrots, fruit and milk; Thursday, chicken patty, steamed broccoli, diced peaches and milk; Friday, barbecue rib on bun, green beans, mixed fruit and milk.

There will also be a daily choice of the menu entrée, hamburger on a bun or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

This menu is subject to change.

The district must comply with all of the Summer Feeding Child Nutrition guidelines, and children will be required to take at least three out of the five components, which are protein, grain, fruit, vegetable and milk.

Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex.

There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any USDA related activity, should write or call USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410 (202) 690-7442, or if deaf or hard of hearing, (800) 877-8339; E-Mail [email protected]