Old Capitol Farmers Market and YMCA teaming up to offer free produce

A pop-up pantry will offer free produce to the Springfield public at Matheny-Withrow Elementary School on Wednesdays.

Vendors at the Old Capitol Farmers Market will be donating any remaining produce to the YMCA of Springfield as part of its Healthy Community Initiatives.

See also: Farmers markets return for summer season with samples, live music and social distancing

The produce will be available at Matheny-Withrow, 1200 S. Pope Ave., from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Healthy Community Initiatives is a nationwide movement where community leaders partner with YMCAs to provide access to healthier choices and lifestyles. 

The program will specifically

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SAISD summer meal program will provide free healthy meals

Available to San Angelo area children and teens

SAN ANGELO, Texas – As summer break approaches for SAISD students, many parents may be considering their grocery budget. Not to worry though, as the SAISD Summer Food Service Program is ready to provide nutritious meals to San Angelo area children and teens under 18 for free.

The Summer Food Service Program, overseen by state and federal officials, ensures children and teens ages 18 and younger can continue eating healthy meals. This

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Get Caramel Brownie dessert for free May 4

McDonald’s newest McFlurry flavor officially debuts at restaurants nationwide Monday.

And the next day, the fast-food chain is offering a way to get the Caramel Brownie McFlurry free through its mobile app at participating restaurants nationwide.

In a news release announcing the Tuesday, May 4, offer, McDonald’s says the regular-size freebie is for anyone who has ever mistaken the McFlurry spoon for a straw, which it says is everyone.

“Simply scan the offer code in McDonald’s App and pick up our newest treat at your local participating restaurant, no purchase necessary,” the chain said.

There’s a limit of one free

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Is ‘Entire State of Connecticut’ Offering Free Drink with Proof of COVID-19 Vaccine?

If you are debating getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and you live in Connecticut, the state is partnering up with a number of restaurants to sweeten the deal.

Starting May 19, 2021, and continuing until the end of the month, the #CTDrinksOnUs initiative means participating restaurants will offer a free drink to anyone who offers proof of receiving one or two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. According to the state tourism website:

The Connecticut Restaurant Association is partnering with Governor Lamont and the State of Connecticut to launch the #CTDrinksOnUs campaign, where participating Connecticut restaurants will offer complimentary drinks to patrons

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White Castle Is the Latest to Offer Vaccinated People Free Dessert

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  • National retailers and brands are following in Krispy Kreme’s footsteps by offering fully vaccinated individuals free items, deals and discounts.
  • Recently, Budweiser and White Castle joined the growing list of retailers and brands offering freebies and serious deals to those who receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Customers simply need to display their completed COVID-19 vaccine card to enjoy these benefits and free items in their own neighborhood.

Those who complete their COVID-19 vaccination series will have a shiny new vaccine card to show off to friends and family, and more than that, they’ll be able to

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