Stories tagged with: Summer Lunch Program

May 27, 2015 - 4:42pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

Many schools are now out for the summer. This year, Zanesville City Schools is once again offering its summer lunch program.

Zanesville City Schools has been doing this for the youth in the community for about 9 years now which is federally funded by the USDA Program. We had the chance to speak to Vicki Wheeler, Food Service Supervisor for the school district who told us more about the healthy lunch options.

"Sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, we do the fresh vegetables, fresh...

January 30, 2013 - 5:43pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

A recently signed order by Governor John Kasich will help feed needy children during the summer and soup kitchens around Zanesville are pleased to hear it.

Governor Kasich has authorized spending up to $1.5 million dollars more to continue last summer's weekend meals backpack program for children in need. Soup kitchens, like Christ's Table are unsure about how the new order will help them but Executive Director Keely Warden is glad to see the Governor raising awareness for children in...

May 29, 2012 - 11:33am
4 years 13 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools are once again operating their summer lunch program.

Lunch will be available at no cost each weekday beginning Monday, June 11th, through August 10th. Except Wednesday, July 4th and Thursday, July 5th.

For students and families the need for this program is great.

"I think the kids are hungry, I think with the economy the way it is and families don't have the jobs that they've had before and I think there's no other out for them," said...

June 10, 2010 - 11:51am
6 years 11 weeks ago

One local group isn't letting any child go hungry this summer.

The Summer Lunch Program is now being run by the Zanesville City Schools. They have always done the cooking and now they are taking over the administration. Food and Service Director for Zanesville City Schools' Darrell Lear said they will be serving lunch Monday through Friday all summer long at all seven of the city's parks as well as Grover Cleveland and Roosevelt Middle schools.

"Our Lunch Program serves kids...

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