The Upward Bound and the Upward Bound Math/Science programs are participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. Children who are part of households that receive food stamps or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals.
A class to train unemployed workers for “green jobs” in energy efficiency and renewable energy occupations will begin May 16 at East Central University. Twenty participants will be accepted for the class which is funded by an “Oklahoma Green” grant awarded to ECU.