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Quad city school lunch and breakfast program announced i Sample public release for free and reduced-price meals ' Bridgeport, Brewster, Pateros and Mansfield School District today announced its policy for free and reduced-price lunches and/or free or reduced-price breakfasts for children who qualify according to the eligibility standards be- low, for meals served under the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Programs. Each school and the central office have a copy of the policy, which may be re- viewed by any interested party. Local school officials have adopted family size income criteria for determining eligibility (see chart). Children from families whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free or re- duced-price meals. Application forms are being sent to all homes with a letter to par- ents or guardians. To apply for free orreduced-price meals, household should fill out the application and return it to the school. Additional copies,are available at the principal's office in each school. The infor- mation provided on the applica- tion will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year by school or other program officials. For the school officials to de- formation listed on the applica- tion: the names of everyone in the household, the amount of in- come each household member got last month and where it came from, the signature of an adult household member and that adult's social security number or the word "none" if the adult does not have a social security number. For a child who is a member of a food stamp household or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) assistance unit, the household need provide only the child's name, the food stamp or TANF case number, and printed name and signature of an adult member on the application. Households which are certified as of August 1, 1998, to receive food stamps or TANF will re- ceive a letter of direct certifica- tions for meals from the Depart- ment of Social and Health Services during August 1998. This certifi- cate may be returned to the child's school in place of the completed application. Applications may be submit- ted at any time during the year. Under the provisions of the free and reduced-price policy the des- ignated approving official(s) will review applications and determine eligibility. Parents or guardian dissatisfied with the ruling of the official may wish to discuss the decision with the approving offi- cial on an informal basis. Parents wishing to make a formal appeal may make a request either orally or in writing to Dr. Pat Duffy for a hearing on the decision. Households are required to re- port increases in household in- household si.e. In the case of households that provide a food stamp or TANF case number, the household must notify school officials of any termination of benefits for the child. Also, if a house- hold member becomes unemployed or if the household size increases, the household should contact the school. Such changes may make the children of the household eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household's income falls at or below the levels shown above. In certain cases, foster chil- dren are also eligible for school meal benefits, lfa household has foster children living with them and wishes to apple for them, the household should contact the school for more information. The information provided by the household is confidential and will be used only for the pur- poses of determining eligibility and verifying data. In the operation of child feed- ing programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, no child will be discriminated against because of race, sex, age, color, national origin or disabil- ity. If any member of a house- hold believes he or she has been discriminated against, he or she should write immediately to the Secretary of Agriculture, Wash- ington, D.C. 20250 Quad City. Herald August 13, 1998 Paga 11 AMERICANS ARE FIRED UP ABOUT FAIL BARBECUING KRAFT Barbecue Sauce Offers Easy Labor Day Tips & Meal Ideas (,NAPS)As summer simmers into September, Americans contin- ue to fire up their grills. When planning Labor Day backyard bar- becues, family picnics and tailgate get-togethers, follow these tips and menu suggestions for fall grilling success from KRAFT Barbecue Sauce. Potato Salad with Pizazz-- Add KRAFT Barbecue Sauce to KRAFT Mayo Real Mayonnaise when making American style potato salad. BBQ Burgers--Add 2 table- spoons of KRAFT Barbecue Sauce to 1 lb. of ground beef. Form into patties. Grill, brushing with extra sauce. Brush OnmIf barbecue sauce will be brushed on during grilling, divide the sauce to reserve part for brushing and part for serving at the table. Freeze Itmlf traveling a far distance to a tailgate, freeze raw chicken and meat to be grilled. Store in a chilled cooler. It will thaw during travel time. Keep It Hot--Keep hot foods hot by insulating containers with heavy duty foil, then wrap with several layers of newspaper. Here's a new twist on an old favorite that lets you create the same great flavor with less work. NO BAKE BARBECUE BEANS Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes 3 slices OSCAR MAYER Center Cut Bacon, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cans (16 oz. each) baked beans, drained 3/4 cup KRAI Original Barbecue Sauce 9.17. KRAFT THICK 'N SPICY Original Barbecue Sauce 2 Tbsp. brown sugar COOK bacon in large sauce- pan until crisp; drain. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. STIR in beans, barbecue sauce and brown sugar. Cook on low heat for 15 minutes. Makes 4 cups or 8 servings. For a filet with flair, try adding garlic and onions to your steak for a taste that really sizzles. MEAT LOVER'S BARBECUED STEAK Prep Time: 5 minutes Grilling time: 20 minutes ll& lb. beefsteak, 1 inch thick 1 clove garlic, halved 1 large onion, cut into I/4-inch slices 1 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce or KRAFT TltICK 'N SPICY Original Barbecue Sauce RUB both sides of steak with garlic clove. PLACE steak and onion slices on greased grill over hot coals. GRILL, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes or to desired done- ness, brushing steak and onion slices frequently with barbe- cue sauce and turning occa- sionally. Makes 4 to 6 servings. This summer, thousands of Americans participated in the KRAFT BARBECUE SAUCE 1998 FLAVOR SEARCH'" contest, a na- tionwide search to find the next flavor of KRAi,'T Barbecue Sauce. ,lust in time tbr Labor Day cele- brations, 50 state finalists were selected and in the spring of 1999, one grand prize winner will be announced. The winning recipe will win $25,000 and be the inspiration for the newest KRAFT Barbecue Sauce flavor. termineeligibility, the household come of over $50 per month or must provide the following in- $600 per year and decreases in II REDUCED-PRICE MEALS |1 II July 1, 1998. June 30, 1999 /I I[ FREE REDUCED ]l II Household Year Month Week Year Month Week|[ Size l] si: $10,465 $873 $202 $14,893 $1,242 $287[[ II 2 14,1o5 1.176 272 20.073 1,673 38711 II 3 17,745 1,479 342 25,253 ' 2,105 48611 II 4 21,385 1,783 412 30,433 2,537 58611 II 5 25,025 2,086 482 35,613 2,968 68511 II 6 28,665 2,389 552 40,793 3,400 78511 II 7 32,305 2,693 622 45,973 3,832 88511 II 8 35,945 2,996 692 51,153 4,263 98411 II Each Additional : .......... "  , II II MemberAdd +3,640 +304  +x70 : :,'5,180 ..... +432' +100 I How Much Can 99 Cents Buy? You Might Just Be Surprised News USA Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger, 1.3 billion. Biggie Fries, 1.8 billion. Biggie Drink, 1 billion. "Our customers like the Super Value Menu because it offers more than just side items," says Thomas. "They can choose from 10 different items to enjoy a snack or make a full meal complete with dessert." The Wendy's Super Value Menu includes: Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger, Side Sal- ad, Baked Potato, 8-ounce Chili, Big- gie Fries, Biggie Drink, 16-ounce Frosty Dairy Dessert, Jr. Cheese- burger Deluxe (added in 1991), Cae- sar Side Salad (1991), and 5-piece Chicken Nuggets (I 996). And, by the way, a gallon of gasoline now averages $1.13, a six- pack of soda is $2.99 and a quart of motor oil will run you $1.29. Wendy's Old Fashioned Ham- burgers Restaurants was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas, who named the chain after one of his daughters. In 1995, Wendy's merged with Tim Hortons, the second largest quick- service restaurant chain in Canada, which features coffee and fresh baked goods, There are 5,200 Wendy's restau- rants worldwide and 1,600 Tim Her- tons' restaurants in Canada and the United States, with combined sales exceeding $6 billion. (NU) - A 10t has changed since 1989 when 99 cents went pretty far. For example, you could buy a gallon of gasoline a six-pack of soda and a quart of motor oil. Hungry? How about a Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger at Wendy's? Or Biggie Fries? Or a 16- ounce Frosty Dairy Dessert? Yes, the year best remembered for the crumbling of the Berlin Wall, also saw the prices of fast-food items tumble when Wendy's introduced an innovative'new concept called the Super Value Menu (SVM). Launched at a time when com- petitors relied on steep discounts and coupons to weather the tough eco- nomic storm, Wendy's SVM was fresh and simple -- so much so, that it's still the focus for fast-food copy- cats today. It featured a wide vari- ety of menu items at a special price -- 99 cents -- everyday. "We created the Super Value Menu because our customers de- serve quality food, a variety of choices and a super value every day of the week," says Dave Thomas, Wendy's founder and television spokesman. "Nine years later, we still believe in that concept -- and customers do, too." The sales speak for themselves. Nearly 7 billion Wendy's Super Value Menu items have been sold since 1989. The three largest sell- ing items are: g Costs sga9 1998 NewsUSA 'OUNG I '.LIECTIC 3252 Manson Blvd.. (509) 687-3947 Con gr' atu[a t i e las; Quad Cit3' Herald 525 Main, Brewster 689-2507 OF WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON I, rE t c o m e s HEAI THBEAT FITNESS CENTER to _Ix ol m Central co :hington / It ,