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    Notification of Intent to Operate the Summer Food Service Program for Children

    In accordance with Title 7 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 225; the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), Food and Nutrition Management Section, will administer the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for the federal fiscal year ending September 30, 2007.

    The primary purpose of the Program is to provide breakfast, lunch, supper, and/or snack supplements to economically needy children during periods when public schools are generally closed for summer recess. Commercial food service vendors wishing to learn more about participating in the SFSP may write for a vendor registration and guidance package to the address below. Successful vendor registration will require copies of the following: a current Florida business license; the two most recent public health agency inspection reports; a completed SFSP vendor registration form; and evidence of general and product liability insurance and comprehensive delivery vehicle coverage. The last day to return this registration package of required documents will be February 9, 2007. U.S. Postal date marks or private carrier dates for mailing will be used to determine timeliness.

    For additional information, please contact the Food and Nutrition Management Section of FLDOE at 1(800)504-6609. The primary contact person for vendor registration is David Whetstone, and Amy White, SFSP Supervisor, is the contact for other questions concerning this Program.

    Please direct written inquires to: Florida Department of Education, Food and Nutrition Management, 325 West Gaines Street, Room 1044, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400.

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