School districts providing meals for kids during shut-down.

March 16, 2020

School districts providing meals for kids during shut-down. Schedule posted.

Mason County’s three public school districts are distributing free breakfast and lunch to children ages 18-years and younger (26-years and younger for special needs students) during the mandatory closing period. The meals are free and open to children from any school district. The efforts are collaboration between the school districts’ food services and transportation departments.

Mason County Central School District sites (March 17 – April 3, lunches plus next day’s breakfast will be furnished):

  • MCC Upper Elementary, 11 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Victory Baptist Church, 4353 N. Stiles Road, Victory Township, 11 to 11:45 a.m.
  • St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 3212 W. Kinney Road, Riverton Township, 12:15 to 1 p.m.
  • Legend’s Taxidermy parking lot, 5089 N. US 31, Victory Township, 11 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Free Soil Community Center, 8480 N. Democrat St., Village of Free Soil, noon to 12:45 p.m.
  • Grant Township Fire Department, 835 E. Hoague Road, Grant Township, 1 to 1:45 a.m.
  • Branch Township Fire Department, 6697 E. US 10, Walhalla, 11 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Evergreen Church, 7396 S. Evergreen Road, Pleasant Plains Township, Lake County, 12:15 to 1 p.m.

(For MCC areas: For specific dietary restrictions/allergies, contact MaryAnn Nielsen, director of MCC Food Service, at 231-757-5721. Weekend meals will be distributed on Fridays. Multiple days can be picked up but are limited to that day’s meal. Parents can pick up on behalf of children and families can pick up for other families’ children. )

Ludington Area School District sites (March 16 – April 3):

  • Lakeview Elementary, 502 W. Haight St., City of Ludington, 11 to 11:25 a.m.
  • Foster Elementary, 507 E. Foster St., City of Ludington, 11:30 to 11:55 a.m.
  • Pere Marquette Early Childhood Center, 1115 S. Madison St., City of Ludington, noon to 12:25 p.m.
  • Tamarac Village main entrance, 2875 N. Lakeshore Dr., Hamlin Township, 11 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Hamlin Township Hall, 3775 N. Jebavy Dr., Hamlin Township, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Days Inn, 7576 S. Pere Marquette Township, Summit Township, 11 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Indian Summer Co-op parking lot, 9704 W. Chauvez Road, Riverton Township, Brye, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m

(Weekend food backpacks for LASD students will also be available, but will need to be picked up at the Central Business Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue.)

Mason County Eastern sites (March 16- March 27):

  • Mason County Eastern Schools, 18 S. Main St., Village of Custer, 9 to 10 a.m.
  • Sherman Township Hall, 3854 E. Main St., Village of Fountain, 9 to 10 a.m.
  • Tallman Senior Center, 6765 E. Marshall Road, Sheridan Township, 9 to 10 a.m.