MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- Children up to age 18 in Monmouth and Independence can receive free food daily through Aug. 18 as part of Central School District's summer meal program.
Lunch is served from noon to 12:30 p.m. at the following locations in Independence:
* Colonia Amistad, 30 S. Gun Club Road.
* Henry Hill Elementary School, 750 S. Fifth St.
* Independence Elementary School, 150 S. Fourth St.
* Park West Apartments, 1036 E St.
In Monmouth, residents can visit Monmouth Elementary School, 958 E. Church St., or Ash Creek Elementary School, 1360 16th St.
Breakfast is also being served at Independence Elementary from 8:30 to 9 a.m., while Henry Hill is offering dinner -- a new program this year -- from 6 to 6:30 p.m.
The district is averaging 50 meals served at each site, said Michael Vetter, Central food services manager.
For more information: 503-606-2348.