Rockdale launches free summer lunch and reading program June 5

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Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS), Rockdale Emergency Relief (RER), and Bread of Life Deliverance (BOLD) Ministries partner this summer in the fourth annual “Be Bright, Eat Right Rockdale” Summer Feeding Program to ensure Rockdale County’s children receive healthy, balanced and delicious meals throughout the summer.

If your child (up to age 18) lives in one of the neighborhoods served, they can receive a free lunch Monday through Friday during the summer (see locations and times below). Servers will be wearing bright blue “Be Bright, Eat Right Rockdale” T-shirts.

RCPS will deliver bagged lunches and books via school bus to locations in several neighborhoods across Rockdale County. RCPS will also serve lunch at walk-in locations at C.J. Hicks Elementary (1300 Pine Log Road) and Peek’s Chapel Elementary (2800 Avalon Parkway). Meals must be eaten on location or on the buses, which are air-conditioned. In addition to food for the body, RCPS will also provide food for the mind with books from the RCPS Summer Reading list. Students will be able to select books to borrow and take home with them. For updated delivery times or more information, contact 770-860-4223 or go to

RER will deliver bagged lunches to dozens of locations in neighborhoods around Irwin Bridge Road, Salem Road, and the city of Conyers. These meals are donated and prepared by volunteers, churches, civic groups, and more. For more information on volunteering or donating to the RER summer lunch program or for meal locations, contact or 770-922-9210.

BOLD Ministries will deliver bagged lunches to neighborhoods in Lakeview Estates and along Irwin Bridge Road and serves meals in Rockdale, Newton, DeKalb and Fulton counties. Rockdale County locations are listed below. Meals must be eaten on location. For more information, contact 770-929-3019 or







June 5 – July 21 (not serving July 3-4), Monday-Friday


Walk-In Locations:

C.J. Hicks Elementary (1300 Pine Log Rd.) – 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Peeks Chapel Elementary (2800 Avalon Pkwy.) – 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Mobile Route Locations (Times may change, between 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.):

Arbor Creek Apts. (1076 Main Street)

Ashford Brook Apts. (1200 Rockmont Circle)

Brandon Glen Apts. (1500 Eastridge Road)

Briar Creek Apts. (893 Briar Creek Drive)

Bridle Wood Apts. (1150 Sigman Road)

Nancy Guinn Library (864 Green Street)

Peaks Landing Apts. (1200 Peaks Landing)

Milstead Park Splash Pad (1665 Main Street)

Country Walk/Trace intersection

Fairway Court (2136)

Salem Woods (1666 Salem Woods Drive)

Hunting Creek neighborhood (three stops)

Sugar Hill neighborhood (two stops)

Lakeridge neighborhood

Stanton Woods (Almand Branch Road)

Heritage Heights neighborhood





May 29 – July 28, Monday-Friday

Barn Oak Court (Valley Oaks) 11 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Wilson Court 11:15 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

Willows East Apts. 11:27 a.m. – 11:37 a.m.

Windgate Circle (Conyers Station/Hodges Lake) 11:39 a.m. – 11:49 a.m.

McCord’s Corner (Conyers Station/Hodges Lake) 11:51 a.m. – 12:01 p.m.

Knoll Court (Conyers Station/Hodges Lake) 12:03 p.m. – 12:13 p.m.

Lakeview Dr. (Conyers Station/Hodges Lake) 12:15 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.

Green Valley Dr. 12:27 p.m. – 12:37 p.m.

Laurel Ct. 12:39 p.m. – 12:49 p.m.

Laurel Ln. 12:51 p.m. – 1:01 p.m.

Phoenix Pass (Lighthouse Village) 11:05 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Pinedale Townhomes 11:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Meadow’s Crossing (Front) 11:35 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.

Meadow’s Crossing (Back) 11:47 a.m. – 11:57 a.m.

Forest Villas (Back) 12 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Forest Villas (Front) 12:12 p.m.- 12:22 p.m.

Tillman St. 12:25 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.

Beth Ln. 12:38 p.m. – 12:48 p.m.

Cooper Circle 12:51 p.m. – 1:01 p.m.

Tall Oaks Apts. 11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Iris Glen Apts. 11:35 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Woodland Trace Apts. 11:55 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Terraces of Fieldstone 12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Wagon Train MHP 12:35 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.





May 30 – July 28, Monday-Friday

(Please note various dates and times for locations)

Lakeview Estates Park (1501 Frontier Drive, Conyers), May 30-July 28, Breakfast 9-10:30 a.m., Lunch noon – 1:30 p.m.

Lakeview Estates at Skyline Park (Skyline Drive, Conyers), May 30-July 28, Lunch noon-2 p.m., 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Lakeview Community Center (1 Frontier Drive, Conyers), May 30-July 28, Lunch 1-3 p.m., 3-4 p.m.

Agape Fellowship Christian Center (1695 Flat Shoals Road SW, Conyers), May 30-July 28, Breakfast 8-9 a.m., Lunch noon-1p.m.

Ebenezer United Methodist Church (2533 Stanton Road, Conyers), May 30-July 28, Breakfast 8-10 a.m., Lunch 11:30-1:30 p.m.

Extraordinary Kids Camp (1879 Smyrna Road, Conyers), May 30-July 28, Breakfast 8-9 a.m., Lunch noon-1 p.m.

Jym N Juice Fitness (1955 GA Highway 138 NE, Conyers), June 1-July 28, Breakfast 9-10:30 a.m., Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Life Abundantly Church (2826 GA Highway 20, Conyers), May 30-July 28, Breakfast 7:30-9 a.m., Lunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Strait Gate Enrichment Program (2360 Old Covington Highway, Conyers), June 5-July 28, Breakfast 7:30-9 a.m., Lunch noon-1 p.m.


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