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City school district to start free child meal distribution Tuesday

Johnson City Press • Mar 21, 2020 at 12:02 AM

Johnson City Schools will begin its child meal distribution on Tuesday, March 24, as JCS returns from spring break, according to a Friday press release.

All 11 school sites will have drive-thru style service between 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. that will provide “Grab and Go” breakfast and lunch to each student at no cost. There will also be 18 mobile food distribution sites.

The free meals are available to all children under the age of 18, regardless if they are a Johnson City Schools student or not. However, a child must be present to receive a meal. Parents and children may walk or drive to designated pick-up areas.

If you are driving, please roll down your windows when it is time to receive your meal as they will be handed into the vehicles. School buildings will not be open to the public.

For additional information and guidelines, visit www.jcschools.org

School or Location (Food pick up times 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

• Science Hill, covered walkway by auditorium

• Liberty Bell, back of Freedom Hall by tennis courts parking, enter from Longview or Morningside Drive

• Indian Trail, covered walkway by auditorium

• Cherokee, covered front entrance

• Lake Ridge, Educare drop-off area, door by playground

• Fairmont, covered area outside cafeteria off Baxter

• Lake Ridge, Educare drop-off area, door by playground

• Mountain View, back of school by Educare room. Covered area

• North Side, covered drop-off area past basketball court

• South Side, covered bus drop-off

• Towne Acres, covered front entrance

• Woodland, covered front entrance

Mobile Feeding Sites (Approximate times based on participation and travel times) 

• Keystone - Keystone Freewill Baptist Church, 10:30-10:45 a.m. 

• Carver Recreation 322 W. Watauga Ave., 10:45-11 a.m. 

• Keystone - 510 Bert Street Memorial Park, 10:45-11 a.m., covered entrance

• Spring City Trailer Park, 10:45-11 a.m. 

• Trailer Park - 3121 W. Walnut St., 10:45-11 a.m. 

• Longview Trailer Park, 2917 S. Roan St., 10:45-11 a.m. 

• Heritage Trailer Park, 2700 S. Roan St., 11-11:15 a.m. 

• Keystone - JC Housing Authority office, 11:05-11:20 a.m. 

• Clark Manor, 1720 Nathanial Drive 11:10-11:30 a.m. by Johnson City Police sub-station

• Ramblewood Trailer Park, 2819 Emory Lane, off Carter Sells, 11:10-11:30 a.m. 

• Big Valley Trailer Park, 11:10-11:30 a.m. 

• 2610 Plymouth Road, 1st complex, 11:30 a.m. 

• Tyler Apartments, 7 Trivette Concourse, 11:40-11:50 a.m. near sawhorses and playground  

• Leeland Trailer Park/South Greenwood Drive, 11:40 a.m.-Noon

• Blue Ridge Apartments, Plymouth Road, 11:45 a.m. 

• 2463 Lakewood Village, Plymouth Road, Noon

• Stoney Brook Heights Plymouth Road, 12:15 p.m.  

• Charleston Square-Plymouth Road, 12:30 p.m. 

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