La Casa publishes the summer catering schedule

The 2022 Clovis/Portales Summer Food Service Family Nutrition Office will begin May 31 and end August 5, according to a press release from La Casa Family Health Center, the sponsor.

The program is administered by the New Mexico Department of Children, Youth, and Families, the Office of Family Nutrition, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The summer food program is reverting to pre-pandemic rules, which means there are no more take-out meals and no more breakfast and lunch together, according to the press release. participants at catering sites must take their meals on site.

The program is designed to fill nutritional gaps for children ages 1 to 18 from May 31 to August 5 in Clovis and Portales, who normally receive free meals provided by their schools, according to the press release.

“Nutritious meals combined with physical activity, whether it’s free play or organized recreation, create an ideal environment for children at every food service site,” said David Briseño, outreach and program director. La Casa Family Health Centre’s summer food services program.

Summer Food Program times, days and locations include:

CLOVIS

Monday Friday

• Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Bella Vista Academy of the Arts, Clovis High School, Dennis Chavez Park, First United Methodist Church, Highland Park, Hillcrest Park, Homestead Site, La Casita Elementary, Maria’s Montessori School, Patrick Sandoval Park, Potter Park, Salvation Army, Sandia Elementary, St John’s Baptist Church, Westbrook Baptist Church, and Youth Recreation Building.

• 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Jaslyn Daycare

• Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Arts Academy at Bella Vista, Clovis High School, Dennis Chavez Park, Doc Stewart Pavilion, First United Methodist Church, Green Acres Park, Highland Park, Hillcrest Park, Homestead Site, La Casita Elementary, Lions Park, Patrick Sandoval Park, Potter Park, Rierson Park, Salvation Army, Sandia Elementary, St John’s Baptist Church, Sunrise Trailer Park, Sunset Park, Westbrook Baptist Church and Youth Recreation Building

• 11 a.m. to noon: Jaslyn Daycare

• 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Maria’s Montessori

• Noon to 1 p.m.: Melrose Schools Playground

Meals will also be served at various churches, youth sports camps and other special events throughout the summer.

Clovis’ main kitchen will be located at Clovis High School.

PORTALS

Monday Friday

• Breakfast: 8:30 am – 9:30 am: Buena Vida Park, Municipal Park, Lindsey Park, Morrison Park, Portales High School and Rotary Park.

• Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: James Elementary School

• Noon noon – 1 p.m.: Alta Terra, Buena Vida Park, City Park, Lindsey Park, Morrison Park and Rotary Park.

• Lunch: 11 a.m. – noon: James Elementary School

• Lunch 11.30am-12.30pm: Portales High School

Meals will also be served at various churches, youth sports camps and other special events throughout the summer.

Portales’ main kitchen will be located at Valencia Primary School.

Lunches can be provided to any organization providing recreational or childcare services. For more information on the summer dining program, contact David Briseno at 575-359-3764.