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Free summer lunch for all is a first for Carroll County

Free summer lunch for all is a first for Carroll County

Families in Carroll County whose children qualify for the federal Free and Reduced Meal program during the regular school year, can receive similar support this summer, as can other people of school age, thanks to a new element to the program. New this year, Carroll County Public Schools will be offering free lunch to all children ages 2-18 at the cafeteria of Taneytown Elementary School, said Karen Sarno, supervisor of food services for the school system. This is the first summer the school system will have an open site, which means any child can receive a free meal, regardless of family income, Sarno said. The program begins Monday and lasts until Aug. 20. Lunch will be served from...

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