June 16 // Anne Arundel County school system expands summer meals program

In an effort to serve more young members of the community, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is expanding its free summer meals program by opening two new school sites and sending the mobile meals service to new places. "School's out for summer and we're excited," said Jodi Risse, supervisor of food and nutrition services for county schools. "(But) we want to continue to feed and fuel our students throughout the summer." The free summer meals program is offered to students in areas of economic need, Risse said. Those are areas where 50 percent or more of students receive free or reduced-priced meals. Last summer, Mobile Meals served 14,861 meals. (Capital)

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