"Without support and funding from Harvest, we would be unable to develop, promote and sustain initiatives to address health issues and work toward a healthier future for Martinsville and Henry County. "
- Barbara Jackman, Executive Director - MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness
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Free Summer Meals for Adults and Children

July 7, 2011

Beginning on Monday, July 11, free lunches provided by Henry County Public Schools will also be offered to adults.  Currently meals are provided to children, age 18 and under, at no charge.  Henry County Public Schools was recently awarded a grant from “Share Our Strength” that will enable the school system to provide free lunches to adults who bring children to a meal site during the month of July.

Meals will be provided from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday beginning July 11 and ending on July 28, 2011.  Meal sites include Axton Elementary, Carver Elementary School, Drewry Mason Elementary, Fieldale-Collinsville Middle, John Redd Smith Elementary, Laurel Park Middle, Sanville Elementary, and Stanleytown Elementary schools and Smith Memorial Methodist Church in Collinsville, VA.

Free meals will be provided to all children regardless of where they attend school.  Adults who accompany children to a meal site will also be provided free meals.

Melany Reeves Stowe

Henry County Public Schools

Communication Coordinator

276-634-4766

Vision: Henry County Public Schools where critical thinking is expected, creativity is nurtured, technology and innovation are embraced, and learning is celebrated.

Mission:  Henry County Public Schools, a high-performing school division, provides all students with an exemplary education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes self-discipline, motivation, and excellence.




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