Summer food service program to be offered

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Human Services Department and City of Lake Charles began the annual Summer Food Service Program on Monday, June 5, at several Calcasieu Parish locations.

Lunch will be served daily, Monday through Friday, until Friday, July 28. Sites will be closed on Monday, June 19, for the Juneteenth holiday observance and Tuesday, July 4, for the Fourth of July holiday observance.

All children ages 18 and under will receive meals at no charge. No registration is required. Program acceptance and participation requirements are the same for all children – regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

Meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at the following locations:

DeQuincy Primary School, 304 McNeese St., DeQuincy

Vinton Elementary School, 1610 Hampton Street, Vinton

Vinton Recreation Center (Ward 7 Recreation), 1615 Horridge St., Vinton

All food must be eaten on site – no food can be taken out of the facility.

For more information, call 337-721-4030 ext. 5111 or visit