Troy Lunch Club to get under way

Staff Reports

TROY — The Troy Lunch Club announces the sponsorship of the summer food service program for children.

Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under or persons over 18 who are determined by a state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled. The meals will be provided in accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

Meals will be provided at these five sites:

• First Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Walnut St., Troy — June 2 through July 15, Monday-Friday. Contact Robin Sholley at (937) 339 -1317; Lunch, 12-12:30 p.m., activities, 12:30-1 p.m.

• Garden Manor Apartments, 505 Crescent Drive, Building No. 7, Troy — June 2 to July 15, Monday-Friday. Contact Ruth Scott at (937) 405-5154. Lunch, 11:45-12:15 p.m., activities, 12:15 -1 p.m.

Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy, June 2 – July 15, Monday-Friday. Contact Shane Carter at (937) 335-2715. Lunch, 12:15 -12:45 p.m., activities during the day.

• Richards Chapel, 831 McKaig Ave., Troy — June 2 to July 15, Monday-Friday. Contact Sara Wickliffe at (937) 312-7870. Lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., activities, 12:15-1 p.m.

• Troy Rec, 11 N. Market St., Troy — June 2 to July 7, Monday-Thursday. Contact Janet Larck at (937) 440-9805. Lunch, 12-12:20 a.m., activities 12:20-1 p.m.

Troy Lunch Club is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bridge the hunger gap within the community. Lunches for the children are provided by the Troy City Schools Food Service and reimbursed by the United States Department of Agriculture through the Ohio Department of Education. Troy Lunch Club provides the meals for each of the five sites while Garden Manor Apartments serves as its home base. Grants from the T.H.O.U. Board at Garden Manor Apartments, Miami County Foundation, Troy Foundation, Altrusa Club, First United Methodist Church and First Lutheran Church make it possible for children to receive free meals and programming.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any USDA-related activity should write or call immediately to the U. S. Department of Agriculture. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave. S. W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or call, toll free (866) 632-9992 (voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.