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Jun 17, 2016

Local Children Benefit from Seamless Summer Food Program CREC Locations in Hartford and East Hartford


CREC announces its participation in the federally funded Seamless Summer Food Program (SSO) of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Under the program, nutritious meals are provided to all children 18 years and under free of charge at the following site(s):

Name & Address of Site(s)

Meal(s) Available & Serving Times

Meal Service Dates

CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts High School
160-172 Huyshope Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

Breakfast: 8:40 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Lunch: 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

June 27 – July 29, 2016
(No meals on Monday, July 4, 2016)

CREC John J. Allison, Jr. Polaris Center
474 School Street
East Hartford, CT 06108

Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Lunch: 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

June 27 - August 12, 2016
(No meals on Monday, July 4, 2016)

Persons interested in receiving more information should contact:
CREC, 111 Charter Oak Ave. Hartford, CT    

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and, where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities and wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).

Persons with disabilities who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


The Capitol Region Education Council was established in 1966 and is celebrating 50 years of academic excellence. Working with and for its member districts, CREC has developed a wide array of cost-effective and high-quality programs and services to meet the educational needs of children and adults in the region. CREC brings five decades of experience in education, regional collaboration, and operations to provide innovative strategies and products that address the changings needs of school districts and their students, corporations, non-profits, and individual professions. CREC regularly serves 36 towns in Greater Hartford, offering more than 120 programs to more than 150,000 students annually. CREC manages more than 35 facilities throughout the area, including 18 interdistrict magnet schools. More information about CREC and CREC’s award-winning schools is available at

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