Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls Club to offer summer food service

The Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls Club will be offering a summer food service program, free of cost, to all area children from June 8 through Aug. 24. Both breakfast and lunch will be offered at the club daily from Monday through Friday. One change from last summer is that meals will be served inside the club, not curbside.

The Boys and Girls Club of Detroit Lakes, located at 150 Richwood Road, will be serving breakfast and lunch every Monday through Friday from June 8 to Aug. 24.
Vicki Gerdes / Detroit Lakes Tribune

DETROIT LAKES — The Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) this year.

Starting June 8 and continuing through Aug. 24, the club will be serving breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m., and lunch from 12 to 1:30 p.m., every Monday through Friday. The club is located at 150 Richwood Road in Detroit Lakes.

Meals will be provided at no cost, on a first-come, first served basis, to all area children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination permitted during the course of the meal service.

Unlike last summer, all meals will be served inside the club; curbside service is not available. Meals will also meet all nutritional standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

For more information, contact the club's program director, Tami Skinner, by phone at 218-847-5700 or by email at . Updates to this program will be posted on the Club’s Facebook page.

A reporter at Detroit Lakes Newspapers since relocating to the community in October 2000, Vicki was promoted to Community News Lead for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and Perham Focus on Jan. 1, 2022. She has covered pretty much every "beat" that a reporter can be assigned, from county board and city council to entertainment, crime and even sports. Born and raised in Madelia, Minnesota, she is a graduate of Hamline University, from which she earned a bachelor's degree in English literature (writing concentration). You can reach her at
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