Dothan Metropolis Faculties Little one Vitamin Program re-launches Summer season Meals Bus Program | Native Information


DCS starts the Summer Food Bus program with a newly designed bus.


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The Dothan City Schools Child Nutrition Program (CNP) is kicking off another season of their Summer Food Bus program. Through a partnership with Dothan Leisure Services, Dothan CNP aims to offer more than 2,400 meals per day across Wiregrass.

Starting June 14, the Summer Food Bus will have 10 stops around the Dothan area, including the Summertree Apartments and Cayman Bay Mobile Home Park. All children under the age of 18 have access to free breakfast and lunch per day per child Monday through Thursday. On Thursdays, each child receives three additional meals for the weekend. The program runs all summer with the exception of school holidays and ends on July 29th.

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On Monday, June 14th at 10:15 a.m. at Dothan High School, the Summer Food Bus Program kicks off Summer 2021 with an official relaunch of the bus to reveal its new name and redesigned exterior, all made by DCS- Students are provided. Last fall, the Cultural Arts Center partnered with Dothan City Schools to launch a naming and art competition to decorate and name the bus.

The Dothan City School’s Summer Food Bus will now be called “The Groovy Grub Bus”, named by Dothan High School student Amara Menefee from the Dothan Technology Center from Ms. Gina Burdeshaw’s graphics program. In addition, the Groovy Grub Bus will now have works of art by two students who are in 1st elementary school with their works of art shared on the bus.