The Siloam Springs School District is providing six sites where kids can get a free lunch this summer. The summer meal program began on May 28 and will continue Monday through Friday until Aug. 9. https://hl.nwaonline.com/news/2019/jun/05/summer-lunch-program-going-strong-20190/
Mobile meal schedule
11:00 a.m. — Spring Valley Gazebo at 751 Arkansas Highway 16
11:30 a.m. — Eliana Chacon Park at 228 E. Lake Francis Dr.
12:00 p.m. — Bob Henry Park Pavilion on Benton Street.
12:30 p.m. — Siloam Springs Library at 205 E. Jefferson St.
Meals are also served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Allen Elementary School and the Siloam Springs Middle School.
Lunches are available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at two stationary sites, Allen Elementary School and Siloam Springs Middle School. Lunches will be served at 11 a.m. at the Spring Valley Gazebo at 751 Arkansas Highway 16; 11:30 a.m. at Eliana Chacon Park at 228 E. Lake Francis Drive; 12 p.m. at Bob Henry Park Pavilion on Benton Street; and 12:30 p.m. at the Siloam Springs Public Library at 205 E. Jefferson St.
Breakfasts are also available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Allen Elementary School and Siloam Springs Middle School.
All children under the age of 18 eat free, whether or not they attend school in Siloam Springs, Carter said. Adult meals are available at the stationary sites only for $3.50 each.
The summer meal program helps the schools be inviting places for kids, Carter said.
"There's just something about feeding people, eating together is cultural, any time you provide food for somebody you build a relationship with them," he said. "It's really neat to show the kids that school is a place for them during the summer, it's not just August through May, school is here for you year-round.
More information is available on the school website, siloamschools.com.