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UPWARD BOUND SPONSORS SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

TIFTON— The Upward Bound Program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College announces the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program. This year’s program is being administered by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.

The Summer Food Service Program is designed to take the place of the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program during the summer. The meals will be served at the Donaldson Dining Hall on the campus of ABAC.

Meals will be available at no charge to eligible children and will be provided without regard to race, color, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Children who are members of food stamp households or AFDC assistance units are automatically eligible for benefits at eligible program sites. To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against at any USDA-related activity should write or call immediately to: USDA, Director-Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.  20250-9410 or call (202) 720-6382 or (800) 795-3272.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

For more information, interested persons can contact Upward Bound Program Associate Director James Lewis at (229) 391-5144.
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