TRIO announces summer food service The University of South Dakota TRIO Upward Bound (UB) and Math and Science Initiative Program (MSIP) is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program. Children who are part of households that receive SNAP or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows: The USD MSIP and UB programs will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to students at the Commons Dining Hall on campus. Students who attend UB or MSIP will be on campus from June 1 through July 9. TRIO is funded by the US Department of Education, is designed to improve motivation and academic skills of high school students in preparation for success in post-secondary education. To file a complaint of discrimination, write or call immediately: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. The Summer Food Service Program is funded by the US Department of Agriculture. For more information, contact Charles Swick at 605-677-5308.
By David Lias For most people in Vermillion, Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson have been merely images on newsprint. The … Read Article