PLATTSBURGH - The Joint Council for Economic Opportunity of Clinton and Franklin Counties is now accepting registration for its monthly food package.
The May package includes one 2-pound box of turkey burgers, one 2-pound bag of chicken tenders, and an assortment of home-style beef patties, all-beef hot dogs, fresh strawberries and cole slaw mix.
The cost of the package is $21 with food stamps and cash accepted as payment. Those purchasing packages do not need to meet income restrictions.
The JCEO will also offer three specials which may be purchased separately: Special 1- 8 pounds holstein beef patties for $17.25; Special 2 - 6 pounds Italian sweet sausage roll for $14.25; and Special 3 - pork roast, stew beef, chicken tenders, breakfast sausage links and ground beef for $32.
Orders may be placed at any JCEO Community Outreach Center or the JCEO main office, 54 Margaret St. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, May 10, with pick-up scheduled for Thursday, May 26.
For more information, contact a local JCEO outreach center or the JCEO main office at 561-6310.