SEVIER COUNTY — With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Thanks to a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains, the King Family Library and Kodak Branch libraries of the Sevier County Public Library System will be able to provide free meals to children under 18 during the summer.
Children in Seymour will be able to visit the Seymour Boys & Girls Club at 212 N. Pitner Road in Seymour for food distribution (no club membership required).
This summer beginning on June 7, children will be able to get a free breakfast and a free lunch each day from Monday-Friday at the following locations:
• King Family Library, 408 High St., Sevierville, 865.453.3532
• Kodak Branch Library, 319 W. Dumplin Valley Road, Kodak, 865.933.0078
• Seymour Boys & Girls Club branch, 212 N. Pitner Road, Seymour
Breakfast will be served from 11 a.m. to noon and lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m. at each library location. There are no income requirements or registration.
Anyone age 18 or younger may come to eat. For more information, call 865-453-3532.
Children visiting the Seymour Boys & Girls Club will be able to pick up breakfast from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Call the Seymour Boys & Girls Club at 865-577-1080.
Each year, the U. S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains and the Sevier County Public Library System to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. The summer feeding program will start on June 7 and continue until Aug. 6.