CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 1 - January 5, 2011
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Make your plans now to attend SNA's Legislative Action Conference (LAC), March 6-9, 2011. With the 112th Congress now in session, this is your opportunity to educate your elected officials on the child nutrition issues and provisions recently enacted in the new Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. To take advantage of the Early Bird registration rate, register by January 21st!
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  1. ANC 2011 Set to Sizzle in Nashville with Stellar Keynote Speakers
  2. Mark Your Calendars for LAC 2011!
  3. Enter to Win a Free SNA Conference Registration by Participating in Tray Talk!
  4. The FAQs on The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act
  5. Senator Richard Lugar to Receive 2011 Gene White Lifetime Achievement Award for Child Nutrition
  6. Research Explores Kids’ Thoughts on Various Meal Settings
  7. Research Reveals Surprising Taste Preferences Among Kids
  8. SNA President Attends Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Signing Ceremony
  9. School Nutrition Explores Leadership Strategies for Current and Future Leaders
  10. Get Your Ticket to the NAFEM Show
  11. Link to Tray Talk from Your School District’s Website
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  1. ANC 2011 Set to Sizzle in Nashville with Stellar Keynote Speakers

    It’s not too early to mark your calendar for SNA’s 2011 Annual National Conference (ANC) in the “Music City.” This summer’s conference is sure to sizzle with a powerful mix of keynote speakers.
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  2. Mark Your Calendars for LAC 2011!

    Online Registration is now open for SNA’s 2011 Legislative Action Conference (LAC). Make plans now to join your colleagues in the nation’s capital to help make a difference in the future of school nutrition.
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  3. Enter to Win a Free SNA Conference Registration by Participating in Tray Talk!

    Kick off 2011 by resolving to help parents understand that school meals are healthy meals.
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  4. The FAQs on The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

    Have questions about the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S. 3307/ P.L. 111-296)? We have the answers to 13 questions you were afraid to ask!
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  5. Senator Richard Lugar to Receive 2011 Gene White Lifetime Achievement Award for Child Nutrition

    The Global Child Nutrition Foundation (GCNF) will present the 2011 Gene White Lifetime Achievement Award for Child Nutrition to U.S. Senator Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) at the annual A Possible Dream Gala in March.
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  6. Research Explores Kids’ Thoughts on Various Meal Settings

    Kids share their thoughts and preferences on eating at home in a survey conducted by youth marketing firm Y-Pulse, LLC.
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  7. Research Reveals Surprising Taste Preferences Among Kids

    Research conducted by youth marketing firm Y-Pulse, LLC, found that many kids cite a desire for more diverse and grown-up fare, such as regional specialties and healthy menu options.
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  8. SNA President Attends Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Signing Ceremony

    On December 13, 2010, SNA President Nancy Rice, SNS, joined President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in celebrating the passage of S. 3307, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
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  9. School Nutrition Explores Leadership Strategies for Current and Future Leaders

    The December issue of School Nutrition, SNA’s award-winning flagship publication, offers leadership techniques for current and future school nutrition leaders.
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  10. Get Your Ticket to the NAFEM Show

    SNA members are invited to apply for complimentary badges and scholarship funds to offset travel and lodging expenses for the NAFEM Show.
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  11. Link to Tray Talk from Your School District’s Website

    Here is a simple and effective way to participate in Tray Talk, SNA’s public awareness campaign celebrating the fact that school meals are healthy meals.
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Edited by Julie Eckman (jeckman@schoolnutrition.org), communications specialist.
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