CN Direct: News from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 10, No. 8 - April 13, 2011
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The ANC Blog is Back!
SNA once again will be bringing you the latest updates and insider insights about this summer's Annual National Conference (ANC) via a conference blog. The "Connect in Nashville" blog is the place to get a sneak peek of all the conference excitement, as well as a hub for getting the discussion going before the conference even begins!
[ANC Blog]

Upcoming Events
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  • 5/26 - Dallas, TX
  • 6/14 - Columbus, OH
  • 6/14 - Gatlinburg, TN
  • 6/21 - Moline, IL
  • 6/26 - Council Bluffs, IA
  • 7/10 - Nashville, TN
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  1. The School Food Revolution: The Healthy Changes in School Cafeterias You Haven't Seen on TV
  2. Fat-Free Flavored Milk - Helping Students Meet Their Critical Nutrition Needs
  3. Join SNF for Peer2Peer Connect!
  4. USDA Food and Nutrition Service Announces March HealthierUS School Challenge Winners
  5. ANC 2011: Last Chance for Early Bird and Connect Sweeps!
  6. Take a Look Back at CNIC and LAC with Memorable Event Photos
  7. Summary of LAC USDA Listening Session Released
  8. Tray Talk - Rewarding Good Etiquette to Build Character in South Carolina
  9. School Nutrition Provides Inspiration and Ideas for National School Lunch and Breakfast Weeks
  10. Funding Available to Help K-12 Schools Fuel Up to Play 60
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  1. The School Food Revolution: The Healthy Changes in School Cafeterias You Haven't Seen on TV

    Despite limited resources and rising food costs, school nutrition programs across the country have made tremendous progress in offering healthier meals in school cafeterias. But don't expect to see these successes on television, good news about school meals just doesn't bring in the ratings.
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  2. Fat-Free Flavored Milk - Helping Students Meet Their Critical Nutrition Needs

    SNA is a long-time supporter of low-fat and fat-free milk options, including fat-free flavored milks, in school cafeterias to help students get their recommended daily allowance of nutrients critical for strong bones and healthy diets.
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  3. Join SNF for Peer2Peer Connect!

    The School Nutrition Foundation is launching a NEW conference call series: Peer2Peer Connect! This series will allow SNA members and non-members to connect and share resources, ideas and strategies on topics affecting school nutrition programs.
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  4. USDA Food and Nutrition Service Announces March 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 schools in this list achieved HUSSC designations in March 2011.
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  5. ANC 2011: Last Chance for Early Bird and Connect Sweeps!

    In order to help you save big on your ANC 2011 registration, you have just two days left to take advantage of the early bird rate! After this Friday, April 15th, the cost of registration will go up!
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  6. Take a Look Back at CNIC and LAC with Memorable Event Photos

    SNA's Flickr sets showcase memorable moments from CNIC 2011 and LAC 2011.
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  7. Summary of LAC USDA Listening Session Released

    SNA has just released a special summary of the closing general session at LAC. The summary covers Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's remarks, as well as the listening session with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials.
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  8. Tray Talk - Rewarding Good Etiquette to Build Character in South Carolina

    At Arden Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, students are encouraged toward healthy school meals and good table manners.
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  9. School Nutrition Provides Inspiration and Ideas for National School Lunch and Breakfast Weeks

    The April issue of School Nutrition showcases the themes for the upcoming National School Lunch Week and National School Breakfast Week and offers ideas for planning fun, healthy activities and events.
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  10. Funding Available to Help K-12 Schools Fuel Up to Play 60

    Fuel Up to Play 60 is now accepting applications for its nationwide funding initiative for K-12 schools enrolled in the in-school wellness program.
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