• Chicopee Parks Announces Summer Food Service Program at Fairview Park

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    June 26, 2019
    The Chicopee Parks & Recreation Department is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at Fairview Park off of Broad Street behind Fairview Elementary School beginning Monday, July 1, 2019 through Friday, August 9, 2019. No meals will be served Thursday, July 4, 2019. Lunch will be served from 11:15 AM to 12:30 PM and snacks will be served at 2:30 PM.
     
    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
     
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
     
    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
     
    (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
     
    (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
     
    (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.
     
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
    Contact:
    Benjamin Strepka, Parks Superintendent
    413.594.3481