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SFSP Program Announcement

BY Staff Reports - news@perutribune.com

The Peru Community Schools has announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all participants. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

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, disability, age, or repirsal 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 www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust_.html, 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 your completed form or letter to USDA by mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202)-690-7442; or email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Meals will be provided at a first come, first serve basis at the following sites beginning June 3, 2019 and ending July 26, 2019. For futher information contact Terry Fuller at (765)-327-1304, 300 Blair Pike Peru, Indiana 46990.

May 29

Blair Pointe: 300 Blair Pike

June 3

Elmwood Elementary: 515 N. Wayne St.

June 3-July 26

Peru High School: 401 N. Broadway

Miami County YMCA: 34 E. 6th St.

First Assembly of God: 365 Monroe Ave.

First Christian Church: 53 W. Main St.

St. Johns: 181 W. Main St.