CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 7 - March 30, 2011
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ANC Early Bird Deadline Fast Approaching!
Experience education and networking like never before at SNA’s 2011 Annual National Conference (ANC)—the largest and most important gathering for the
school nutrition profession. To discover why ANC Nashville is the place to CONNECT, register today! But hurry—the Early Bird registration deadline is
April 15th!

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  1. ANC 2011 Attendees in for a ‘Good Time’ With Alan Jackson Performance
  2. Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Season 2, to Premiere on ABC, Tuesday, April 12
  3. SNA Comments on Proposed Meal Pattern Guidelines Submitted to USDA
  4. SNF to Host Webinar on the HealthierUS School Challenge!
  5. Updated Little Big Fact Book Available for Purchase
  6. Reward Your Employees for School Nutrition Employee Week!
  7. Share Your Morning Meal with Kellogg to Help Provide School Breakfast
  8. SNF’s Beyond Breakfast Blog Has A New Look!
  9. Tray Talk – Healthy Breakfast to Go in Minnesota!
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  1. ANC 2011 Attendees in for a ‘Good Time’ With Alan Jackson Performance

    Make plans today to attend SNA’s 2011 Annual National Conference (ANC), July 10-13, 2011, when the conditions will be right for a performance by the one and only country superstar, Alan Jackson!
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  2. Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Season 2, to Premiere on ABC, Tuesday, April 12

    The second season of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution will premiere on ABC on April 12, from 8:00-9:00 pm EST. SNA has updated talking points, sample letters to the editor or parents, media outreach tips and other resources to help members respond to questions about school meals.
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  3. SNA Comments on Proposed Meal Pattern Guidelines Submitted to USDA

    SNA has submitted its comments on the proposed meal pattern guidelines. In developing these comments, the 11 member Task Force on Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Programs solicited input from members through an online web forum and a listening session during LAC.
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  4. SNF to Host Webinar on the HealthierUS School Challenge!

    The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) and Kellogg’s will host the FREE webinar, "HealthierUS School Challenge: Understanding the Criteria and Tips for Preparing a Successful Application," on Wednesday, April 6, from 2:00-3:15 pm EDT.
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  5. Updated Little Big Fact Book Available for Purchase

    The latest edition of the Little Big Fact Book is available for purchase from SNA’s bookstore.
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  6. Reward Your Employees for School Nutrition Employee Week!

    School Nutrition Employee Week (SNEW) is just around the corner. Have you made plans on how to recognize you favorite school nutrition professionals?
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  7. Share Your Morning Meal with Kellogg to Help Provide School Breakfast

    Kellogg, along with Action for Healthy Kids, encourages Americans to help children who might otherwise go without breakfast by sharing what they had for breakfast.
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  8. SNF’s Beyond Breakfast Blog Has A New Look!

    Have you visited the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF)’s Beyond Breakfast blog recently?
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  9. Tray Talk – Healthy Breakfast to Go in Minnesota!

    Saint Paul Public Schools in Minnesota has an inventive school breakfast program to ensure students have time to eat the most important meal of the day.
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