CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 13 - June 22, 2011
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School Nutrition Network (SNN)
Have you already created your profile on SNA's new online professional community, School Nutrition Network? If not, you're missing out! This is the place to connect virtually with your peers all year long. To get started, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/snn. You can also now access your account on the go with the SNN mobile application. Visit the mobile SNN site at http://snn.schoolnutrition.org.
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  1. SNF Launches NEW Breakfast in the Classroom Resource Center for Members
  2. CONNECT with the New School Nutrition Network!
  3. Tray Talk - Serving Hungry Kids Through the Summer
  4. ANC 2011: Must-See Music City Experiences
  5. Finalists in Recipe for Healthy Kids Challenge Announced
  6. Apply for a National Dairy Council Fuel Up™ Breakfast Grant
  7. Build a Better Marketing Plan with SNF's Marketing 101
  8. Interim Rule on Sections 205 and 206
  9. SNF Announces 2011 District of Excellence Winners!
  10. ANC General Sessions Are Where it's at for Inspiration!
  11. Free Cookware Kits Available to Chefs Move to School Partners - Apply Soon!
  12. School Nutrition Examines Finding Child Nutrition Champions
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  1. SNF Launches NEW Breakfast in the Classroom Resource Center for Members

    The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) is excited to announce the launch of the new Breakfast in the Classroom Resource Center! This online resource center contains valuable information about alternative school breakfast models.
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  2. CONNECT with the New School Nutrition Network!

    As past attendees will attest, there's no place like ANC for connecting you with your school nutrition colleagues. But what about the rest of the year?! To help you stay connected throughout the year, SNA is launching the School Nutrition Network.
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  3. Tray Talk - Serving Hungry Kids Through the Summer

    When the final bell of the school year rings, many children who rely on free or reduced price school meals are left at serious risk of going hungry. Thankfully, school nutrition programs are stepping up to make sure children still eat nutritious meals this summer.
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  4. ANC 2011: Must-See Music City Experiences

    ANC 2011 is certainly the place to come for professional development. But with such a fantastic city at your fingertips, you're also encouraged to take time to discover the "Country Music Capital of the World."
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  5. Finalists in Recipe for Healthy Kids Challenge Announced

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the finalists in First Lady Michelle Obama's Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge, a national contest to promote healthy eating among children.
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  6. Apply for a National Dairy Council Fuel Up™ Breakfast Grant

    The deadline for schools to apply for the National Dairy Council Fuel Up™ Breakfast Grant Program is July 31, 2011.
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  7. Build a Better Marketing Plan with SNF's Marketing 101

    The end of the school year has arrived. As students go home for summer vacation, school nutrition professionals are hard at work making plans for next school year and beyond.
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  8. Interim Rule on Sections 205 and 206

    USDA's Food and Nutrition Service has released the Interim Rule on Sections 205 and 206 entitled "National School Lunch Program: School Food Service Account Revenue Amendments Related to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010."
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  9. SNF Announces 2011 District of Excellence Winners!

    The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) is excited to announce the March 2011 recipients of the District of Excellence distinction!
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  10. ANC General Sessions Are Where it's at for Inspiration!

    Time is ticking down to the start of ANC, and SNA is busy putting the last-minute touches on this year's ANC General Sessions. Only at ANC can you find such a moving and exciting mix of keynote speakers!
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  11. Free Cookware Kits Available to Chefs Move to Schools Partners - Apply Soon!

    Schools participating in Chefs Move to Schools are eligible to apply for a free, high-end cookware demonstration kit. The kits, donated by All-Clad and other manufacturers, and are being distributed by Share Our Strength and Partnership for a Healthier America.
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  12. School Nutrition Examines Finding Child Nutrition Champions

    The June/July issue of School Nutrition, SNA's award-winning flagship publication, explores how to find and work with supporters who can tout the benefits of school meals to students, your local community and beyond.
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