September 2010 Newsletter
Dates To Remember
July checks will be mailed on August 27, 2010.
July second claim checks will be mailed on September 10, 2010.
August forms are due in the office on September 8, 2010, by 9:00am.
Meal Rates 2010-2011
The following meal rates have been announced for the 2010-2011 fiscal year, effective July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011:
Tier 1 Tier 2
Breakfast $1.19 $0.44
Lunch $2.22 $1.34
Snack $0.66 $0.18
First Step Fall Reminders...
* Effective October 1, 2010, all children without renewals will be withdrawn from our enrollment list and deducted from your October claim. Children without renewals in our system are indicated by a yellow highlight through their name on the Child Enrollment Form (CIF) which is included in your monthly packet for manual claimers. Online claimers can check the renewal status of their children on the Minute Menu provider site. The enrollment expiration date shoulde indicate 6/30/11 for renewed children.
* Manual providers are asked to total attendance and meal counts on their forms. These numbers are verified at the office when the claims are processed. (This does not apply to Tier 3 Mixed Rate providers.)
Recipes For The Soul ...
\"Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would not see the beauty of the carvings.\" Elizabeth Kubler Ross
\"Life Shapes Us\"
Life is a beautiful mystery and for the most part, joy-filled. Yet, when we see friends and family struggling we ask, \"Why is life so unfair?\" No matter how hard you try, you\'ll never completely shield the people in your life from hard times. Instead, give your support and let them find their own way. You\'ll see the beauty of their individuality.
Simple Steps ...
* Next time a friend asks, \"What should I do?\" avoid giving a quick reply. Instead, pose questions that encourage her to identify her own options and reach her own conclusions.
* Let others benefit from your experience. You can\'t shield friends from all of life\'s hardships, but you might be able to save them the pain of \"learning the hard way.\"