CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 25 - Dec. 7, 2011
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ANC 2012 Sweepstakes:
What do you think is on the horizon for the school nutrition profession? What exciting change(s) are you going to make to your school nutrition program in the coming year? Share your thoughts and be entered into a sweepstakes to win one of three free registrations to SNA's 66th Annual National Conference (ANC), which will be held July 15-18, 2012, in Denver.
[ANC 2012 Sweepstakes]

Upcoming Events

January 15-17, 2012
Child Nutrition Industry Conference

March 4-7, 2012
Legislative Action 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. Save the Date for ANC 2012 and 'Fun, Fun, Fun' in Denver!
  2. SNA Submits Comments on FNS Indirect Cost Study!
  3. Homework for the Holidays - Inspiring Healthy Habits
  4. SNA's 2011 Fall Membership Drive a Success!
  5. Get a Sneak Peek at CNIC 2012 from Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert
  6. Changes to Law Allow Schools to Donate Excess Cafeteria Food to Local Food Banks
  7. School Milk Resources
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  1. Save the Date for ANC 2012 and 'Fun, Fun, Fun' in Denver!

    Now is the time to mark your calendar for SNA's 2012 Annual National Conference (ANC) in the 'Mile High City' of Denver, July 15-18, 2012. This year's conference will feature a feel-good performance by the American pop-group sensation, The Beach Boys!
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  2. SNA Submits Comments on FNS Indirect Cost Study

    Yesterday, SNA submitted comments on the indirect cost study as requested by the Federal Register notice (76 Federal Register 62341) published on October 7, 2011.
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  3. Homework for the Holidays - Inspiring Healthy Habits

    This month on Talk Talk we are providing parents with MyPlate resources and healthy eating tips for the holiday season.
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  4. SNA's 2011 Fall Membership Drive a Success!

    SNA's 2011 Fall Membership Drive was very successful, welcoming 2,313 new members this fall, 150 more members than the 2010 Fall Membership Drive.
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  5. Get a Sneak Peek at CNIC 2012 from Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert

    In a video from Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, the keynote speaker praised next month's Child Nutrition Industry Conference (CNIC) as "one of the most important school nutrition conferences of the year."
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  6. Changes to Law Allow Schools to Donate Excess Cafeteria Food to Local Food Banks

    Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) has written a 'Dear Colleague' letter in support of the recent passage of the minibus and language regarding excess cafeteria food donations.
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  7. School Milk Resources

    SNA has compiled a number of milk related resources from the Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) and the National Dairy Council to help explain the important nutritional benefits of milk to parents, reporters and other members of your community.
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