Thanks to a new partnership between federal, state and local governments, area children will be able to receive free lunches throughout June and July. Starting Monday and continuing through July 27, Powell Valley Healthcare will be providing sack lunches at the Homesteader Park warming house/baseball concessions building from noon to 1 p.m. on weekdays. “It’s primarily for underserved children in Powell, … but it’s open to all children,” said Powell Valley Healthcare CEO Terry Odom, who expects roughly 200 kids will be fed each day. The free lunches are part of a federally funded/Wyoming Department of Education-run effort called the Summer Food Service Program. It basically extends the free or reduced meal programs that are provided during the school...
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Free summer lunches available to area children