CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 24 - Nov. 22, 2011
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Emporium Holiday Sale
It's hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner! If you need gifts for your school nutrition colleagues, be sure to check out the SNA Emporium. The Emporium will be offering a variety of items, including T-shirts, aprons, posters and more, at closeout prices through the end of December!
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Upcoming Events

March 4-7, 2012
Legislative Action Conference

January 15-17, 2012
Child Nutrition Industry Conference

July 15-18, 2012
Annual National Conference

[More Meetings & Events]

Upcoming Webinars
12/14 - Chefs in Schools
[More Webinars]

Upcoming Exams
1/14 - Orlando, FL
3/3 - Washington, DC
4/26 - Louisville, KY
7/15 - Denver, CO
[More Credentialing Exams]

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  1. SNA Announces 2011 Election Results
  2. Mark Your Calendar for the 40th Annual LAC!
  3. Join SNF for the Final Webinar Wednesday of 2011!
  4. SNA CEO Responds to Congressional Action on Meal Patterns
  5. UPDATE: House and Senate Approve Agriculture Appropriations Bill
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  1. SNA Announces 2011 Election Results

    SNA members have spoken, casting their ballots in the annual election for the Association's top leadership positions.
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  2. Mark Your Calendar for the 40th Annual LAC!

    Get ready to stand up, make some noise and help attract attention to school nutrition programs and children's health by joining your colleagues for SNA's 40th annual Legislative Action Conference (LAC), March 4-7, 2012.
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  3. Join SNF for the Final Webinar Wednesday of 2011!

    On December 14th, the School Nutrition Foundation, in partnership with National Dairy Council, will be hosting the final Webinar Wednesday of 2011, entitled "Chefs in Schools: Increasing Participation and Gaining Renewed Excitement around your School Meal Program."
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  4. SNA CEO Responds to Congressional Action on Meal Patterns

    The Association's CEO Frank DiPasquale was recently interviewed by food expert Phil Lempert regarding the legislation passed by Congress to restrict USDA's work on updating school meal patterns.
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  5. UPDATE: House and Senate Approve Agriculture Appropriations Bill

    Last week, the House and Senate both approved the FY 2012 Agriculture Appropriations bill by a vote of 298 to 121 in the House and 70 to 30 in the Senate.
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Edited by Julie Eckman (jeckman@schoolnutrition.org), communications specialist.
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