OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County School Board will operate its Grab-N-Go Summer Food Service Program from June 5 – Aug 3.
Parents may pick-up meals at a bus route stop Monday – Thursday with exception of July 4 when no meal service will be available.
Meals are also available by car pick-up only at Okeechobee High School during these same dates. Car pick-up is at the cafeteria back door. Do not get out of your car. Meals will be brought to you and then you will exit the campus.
All parents should bring the name(s), home address, and school attended (if applicable) of all children who will receive a meal. This information will be collected with every meal. Meals are available to all children age 18 and under. Children do not have to be students of Okeechobee County Schools and they do not need to be present to receive the meal. Student information given at the time of meal delivery will be checked daily. The following bus route stops will be available.
Bus Route 1
• 10:40 a.m. Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church, 4212 US 441 N
• 11:15 a.m. Parks & Rec Softball Fields Parking Lot, 950 NW 23rd Lane
• 11:45 a.m. Kiwanis Park Parking Lot, 350 NW Sixth Ave
• 12:15 p.m. First Missionary Baptist Church Grass Parking Lot, Ninth St. & Ninth Ave.
• 12:40 p.m. Kings Mobile Park Front Entrance, 1659 State Road 70 W
Bus Route 2
• 10:45 a.m. Shannon’s Crossing Apt Complex, under the pavilion, 833 US 441
• 11:15 a.m. Okeechobee Public Library parking lot, 206 SW 16th St.
• 11:45 a.m. Everglades Elementary School front parking lot, 3725 SE Eighth St.
• 12:15 p.m. Our Village Okeechobee Education Center, parking lot behind the building, access is beside Dunkin Donuts drive thru, (leave room for the bus!) 202 NE Second St.
• 12:40 p.m. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Grass Parking Lot, 1258 NE 13th Ave
• 1:05 p.m. Douglas Brown Community Center parking lot, 826 NE 16th Ave
Bus Route 3
• 10:40 a.m. Basswood neighborhood (at the road Triangle) NW 16th Ave & NW 36th St.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online, at https://www. ascr.usda.gov/sites/default/files/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint- Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling 866-632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
US Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; Fax: 833-256-1665 or 202-690-7442; or Email: Program.Intake@usda.gov