Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 11, No. 2 - Jan 18, 2012

In This Issue

SNA Seeks a Few Good Candidates for 2012 Election
The SNA Nominating Committee currently is in search of a few good candidates interested in running for the national Board of Directors and Nominating Committee regional representative positions, to be elected in fall 2012.
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Early Bird Deadline Approaching for SNA's 40th LAC!
Hurry, the Early Bird registration deadline for SNA's 2012 Legislative Action Conference (LAC) is fast approaching! Register by January 20th and save!
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What Food Trends Can We Expect in 2012?
Now that 2012 is underway, numerous foodservice trend watchers are sharing their predictions for this year's top food trends. Among some of the trends identified are healthy kids' restaurant meals, as well as more whole-grain items on restaurant menus.
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Feature of the Week
School Nutrition Goes Digital!
Can't wait until your issue of School Nutrition magazine arrives in your mailbox each month? Starting this month, you now have a new way to access your favorite professional development magazine. School Nutrition has launched a digital edition, available through the SNA website. This additional service—you will still receive your print magazine each month—is being made available to SNA members at no charge.

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SNA Gives Back to the Community
Helping those who are less fortunate feel the joy of the season is a special gift, and SNA headquarters staff set out to do just that last month by reaching out to the local community.
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School Nutrition Goes Digital!
Starting this month, you now have a new way to access your favorite professional development magazine. School Nutrition has launched a digital edition, available through the web at SchoolNutrition.org.
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NSF International Food Safety Leadership Awards Program Announces Call for Nominations
NSF International, an independent global organization that certifies products and writes public health standards for food, water and consumer goods, announces its call for nominations for the 2012 Food Safety Leadership Awards Program.
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Postponement of SNF Webinar Wednesday – The New School Meal Patterns: What You Need to Know
Last week, the School Nutrition Foundation postponed the webinar, "The New School Meal Patterns What You Need to Know." The webinar will be rescheduled after the publication of the final meal pattern regulation.
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A Tray Talk Success Story - Ohio Students Ask for More Spinach!
Sailorway Middle School's cafeteria in Ohio had been offering fresh fruits or vegetables every day for years, but when Cafeteria Manager Evie Hess realized many of the fourth graders weren't taking the fresh produce, she knew it was time to mix up the menu!
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SNA Calendar

Events
March 4-7, 2012
Legislative Action Conference

March 5-9, 2012
National School Breakfast Week

May 16-17, 2012
Spring Industry Boot Camp

July 15-18, 2012
Annual National Conference

[ More Meetings & Events]

Webinars
2/15 - Produce
2/22 - Teamwork

[ More Webinars]

Exams
3/3 - Washington, DC
4/19 - Athens, GA
4/20 - Albuquerque, NM
4/26 - Louisville, KY
7/15 - Denver, CO
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Edited by Julie Eckman (jeckman@schoolnutrition.org), communications specialist.
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