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Plans for Summer Food Service Program underway

Patrick County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.

Meals will be provided to all children aged 1 to 18 and up to 21 for those with disabilities.

Meals are provided without charge, and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Breakfast and lunch for the day of pickup, and the day after pickup, will be provided.

Pickup days are Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following schools: Blue Ridge Elementary School, Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, Meadows of Dan Elementary School, Patrick County High School, Patrick Springs Primary School, Stuart Elementary School and Woolwine Elementary School.

To participate, complete the survey at www.patrick.k12.va.us. There, list how many meals are needed and from which school you will pick up meals.

Children do not have to be present for parents to pick-up meals. Meals will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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 at: How to File a Complaint, 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 completed forms or letters to USDA by mail atĀ  U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; via fax at (202) 690-7442; or by email at program.intake@usda.gov.

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