Interested vendors may obtain a copy of the Invitation to Bid and Specifications by clicking here or by contacting Marleah Walker at 318.675.2400 ext. 108. Sealed bids must be submitted by 10:00 a.m. on October 3, 2018, to the Food Bank of NWLA, 2307 Texas Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103. Bids will be accepted via mail or hand delivered. A public bid opening will be held at 10:00 a.m. on October 3 at the same location. Contractors submitting bids must meet approval by the State of Louisiana, Department of Education to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
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