Summer food program begins June 6

Staff Report

PICKENS — The School District of Pickens County will once again offer free, healthy meals to Pickens County children who are 18 and younger through the Summer Food Service Program.

Free breakfast and lunch will be served at Pickens Elementary, West End Elementary and Chastain Road Elementary Monday through Friday from June 6 through July 29. The program will be closed on July 4 in recognition of Independence Day.

The program provides children the foods they need to continue to learn, play, and grow when school is out for the summer.

Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Pickens Elementary is located at 567 Hampton Ave. in Pickens; West End Elementary is located at 314 Pelzer Highway in Easley; and Chastain Road Elementary is located at 940 Chastain Road in Liberty.

The Summer Food Service Program is federally funded by the USDA and administered through the S.C. Department of Education and the School District of Pickens County. Contact Sally Nicholson at 864-397-1166 for more information.

Staff Report


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