News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Schools

LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ (SMCPS) Judy Center and Food and Nutrition Services is pleased to announce its free summer meals program in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Library and a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. Students and their families will be able to access a free and nutritious meal for 12 weeks, Monday-Friday during the summer. Student meals are free of charge. Adults may eat for a minimal fee of $4.00, and financial support is available for adults who need assistance. Details about the Judy Center’s Lunch and Learn program and Lunch at the Library are included below.

On Monday to Friday, during the weeks of June 17-July 5, and August 12-August 30, the Lexington Park Library will be serving meals. Students and their families may visit the library from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to receive a nutritious box lunch. 

On Monday to Thursday, during the weeks of July 8-August 8, the SMCPS’ Judy Center Lunch and Learn will operate at Lexington Park Elementary School from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and at Greenview Knolls Elementary School from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Children and a parent or guardian may visit either site for a nutritious meal and a fun learning activity provided by a Judy Center partner. On Fridays, schools will be closed but families may receive a meal at the Lexington Park Library during the weeks of July 12-August 9 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

For more information or to make a contribution, please contact the Judy Center at 301-863- 4068.

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