Gardiner boys & ladies membership to participate in Summer time Meals Service Program beginning Feb. 1
GARDINER – Kennebec Valley boys and girls clubs participate in the Summer Food Service program from February 1st to August 20th. Meals are provided free of charge to all children and are the same for all children, regardless of race, skin color or national origin. Gender, age or disability, and according to a press release from the Gardiner-based childcare program, there will be no discrimination while eating.
Meals will be provided based on availability at the locations and at the following times:
• Kennebec Valley Boys ‘and Girls’ Clubs – Breakfast: Monday through Friday, 7am to 8am; and
• Kennebec Valley Boys ‘and Girls’ Clubs – Lunch: Monday through Friday, 11am to 12.30pm.
In accordance with Federal Citizenship Act and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s civil rights rules and guidelines, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs, are prohibited by race, color, or national origin discriminate. Gender, disability, age, or retaliation or retaliation for any previous civil rights activity in programs or activities conducted or funded by the USDA.
Individuals with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. braille, large print, tape, American sign language, etc.) should contact the agency from which they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, have heard of hearing, or have speech impairment can contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. In addition, program information can be made available in languages other than English.
To file a Program Discrimination Complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online at Filing a Program Discrimination Complaint and at a USDA office, or write a letter to USDA and Include in the letter all the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA using:
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Assistant Secretary’s Office for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC
(2) Fax: 202-690-7442; or
(3) Email: [email protected].
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.
The Maine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, religion, race, or national origin.
To file a discrimination complaint electronically, select Submit a complaint and fill out an admissions questionnaire. Before completing this process, it may be helpful to review the relevant links under guidance. Those who are unsure how Maine human rights law should apply should read “What It Is! How it works! “Maine is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
For more information about the club, please contact Paula Burke, Chief Financial Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs in the Kennebec Valley, at 207-582-8458 or 207-458-3602, or by email [email protected].
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