Nearly 700 people with an appetite for chicken received a free T-shirt with their Memorial Day meals.
As part of the statewide Click It or Ticket campaign, Lexington police officers and their spouses and children handed out the shirts to drive-through customers at the Nicholasville Road Chick-fil-A Monday. To get the free shirt, the driver and all passengers had to be buckled up.
Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said 97 percent of customers were buckled up, and 675 T-shirts were given away between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The national average of seat-belt usage is around 70 percent, Roberts said.
Food bank sites offer free meals for kids
God's Pantry Food Bank is participating in the Summer Food Service Program in Fayette County. Children 18 years and younger can get free meals at any of these locations: West End Community Empowerment Project, 498 Georgetown Street, June 7-Aug. 9, Monday-Friday, 7:30-8:30 a.m. and noon-1 p.m.; The Rock LaRoca United Methodist Church, 1015 North Limestone, June 15-Aug. 10, noon-12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday; East Seventh St. Community Center, 240 East Seventh Street, June 7-Aug. 9, 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; Shiloh Baptist Church VBS Program, 237 East Fifth Street, June 14-18, 5-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; Consolidated Baptist Church, 1625 Russell Cave Road, June 21-Aug. 6, 7:30-8:15 a.m. and noon-1:35 p.m. Monday-Friday; Manchester Center, 522 Patterson Street, June 7-Aug. 10, 8-9 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. God's Pantry expects to serve more than 10,000 meals through the SFSP-sponsored programs this summer.