CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 17 - August 17, 2011
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NEW! 2011 Operations Report
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  1. SNF's 2011-12 Webinar Wednesday Series to Launch with Two Webinars on the Proposed Meal Patterns
  2. USDA Food and Nutrition Service Announces Latest HealthierUS School Challenge Winners
  3. Food Channel Identifies Recent Beverage Trends
  4. USDA Foods Releases New Educational Video
  5. School Nutrition Explores Chef Collaborations
  6. "Apron Angels" Help Missouri Colleagues After Tornado
  7. USDA Is Looking for Great Examples of Summer Food Service Programs
  8. Music City Memories: Get Your Photos of ANC 2011
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  1. SNF's 2011-12 Webinar Wednesday Series to Launch with Two Webinars on the Proposed Meal Patterns

    The School Nutrition Foundation is excited to announce our 2011-12 Webinar Wednesday series! The series will begin with two webinars on the new proposed meal patterns.
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  2. USDA Food and Nutrition Service Announces Latest HealthierUS School Challenge Winners

    The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) is a key component of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative to end childhood obesity. The districts in this list had one or more schools that achieved HUSSC designations in late June 2011.
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  3. Food Channel Identifies Recent Beverage Trends

    The Food Channel partnered with CultureWaves, the International Food Futurists and Mintel International to identify the most significant trends in beverages for 2011.
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  4. USDA Foods Releases New Educational Video

    School nutrition professionals have a new resource for educating parents, administrators and community members about the quality of USDA Foods served in the National School Lunch Program.
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  5. School Nutrition Explores Chef Collaborations

    The August issue of School Nutrition, SNA's award-winning flagship publication, takes a look at some of the experiences and collaborations of school nutrition professionals who have added chefs to their operations.
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  6. "Apron Angels" Help Missouri Colleagues After Tornado

    School nutrition professionals, industry members and the SNA Emporium donated aprons and other supplies to the Joplin R-VIII (Mo.) School District to help in its rebuilding efforts. District schools sustained significant tornado damage earlier this year.
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  7. USDA Is Looking for Great Examples of Summer Food Service Programs

    Is your summer program a prime example of a site doing a great job at feeding children and teens this summer? USDA wants to share outstanding examples with SFSP Sponsors and Sites!
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  8. Music City Memories: Get Your Photos of ANC 2011

    All good things must come to an end and, unfortunately, so did this year's Annual National Conference (ANC) in Nashville. Were you among the 7,300+ school nutrition professionals, industry partners and advocates in attendance?
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