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Judy Center Early Learning Hubs Lunch and Learn Summer Meal Program


SMCPS Press Release
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Thursday, June 8, 2023

Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178
Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135

LEONARDTOWN, MD - St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) Judy Center Early Learning Hubs and Food and Nutrition Services is pleased to announce its free summer meals program in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Library, the Department of Social Services, and a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. Children and their families will be able to access a free and nutritious meal Monday- Friday for ten weeks during the summer. Meals for children 18 and under are free. The cost of meals for adults accompanying their children will be covered by the St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services. Details about the Judy Centers’ Lunch and Learn Program and Lunch at the Library are included below.


Beginning on Monday, June 12, 2023, to Friday, June 30, 2023, all Fridays in July, and again on July 31, 2023, to August 18, 2023, the Lexington Park Library will host Lunch at the Library. Students and their families may visit the library from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. to receive a nutritious meal. Participants will be provided with take-home activities sponsored by the Judy Center.

Beginning on Monday, July 3, 2023, to Thursday, July 28, 2023, the SMCPS’ Judy Center Lunch and Learn will operate at George Washington Carver Elementary School (GWCES) from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meals will be served at the Lexington Park Library on Fridays in July. Children and their parents/guardians may visit the site for a nutritious meal and a fun learning activity provided by Judy Center staff and their partners. Schools are closed on Fridays in July, and families will have access to Lunch at the Library from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

For additional information regarding lunch please contact Food and Nutrition Services at

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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