Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 11, No. 5 - Feb. 29, 2012

In This Issue

Final Meal Pattern Regulation: A Comparison of SNA's Recommendations and the Final Meal Pattern
SNA has conducted an analysis of the key points from its 11-page submission in response to the Proposed Meal Pattern to determine how the Final Meal Pattern Regulation compares.
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School Cafeterias to Celebrate National School Breakfast Week, March 5-9
Next week, school cafeterias across the country will celebrate National School Breakfast Week by hosting "School Breakfast – Go for Gold" a fun campaign designed to highlight how eating a balanced breakfast at school helps students shine.
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Countdown to SNA's 40th Annual Legislative Action Conference!
SNA's 2012 Legislative Action Conference will be the largest gathering to date, with more than 900 attendees already registered. If you don't want to miss being a part of this memorable event, you can still register onsite when you arrive in the nation's capital.
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Feature of the Week
NSBW 2012: School Breakfast – Go for Gold!
National School Breakfast Week (March 5-9, 2012) is just days away! Is your school ready to "Go for Gold" in promoting the many benefits of eating school breakfast? If you still need last-minute ideas to make your celebration a success, visit the NSBW website for a variety of resources, including menus, participation-boosting activities, promotional tools and much more.

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Take Part in the Annual School Survey Today
SNA, the National Milk Mustache "got milk?®" Campaign (MilkPEP), and the National Diary Council ask you to take a few minutes to complete the Annual School Survey.
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Share Your Successful Practice or Research at ANC
Highlight your successful school nutrition practices and recent research at the Child Nutrition Showcase Poster Session taking place this summer during SNA's Annual National Conference in Denver.
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Sharpen Your School Nutrition I.Q. at SNA's Spring Industry Boot Camp
Whether you're an industry representative new to the school nutrition market or a seasoned professional, you can't afford to miss the opportunity to sharpen your school nutrition knowledge at SNA's Spring Industry Boot Camp, May 16-17, 2012.
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Save Time and Stay Current with SNA SmartBrief
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6th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Digging In!
On August 2-5, 2012, the National Farm to School Network will host the 6th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference in Burlington, Vt.
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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

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Webinars
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Exams
4/19 - Athens, GA
4/20 - Albuquerque, NM
4/26 - Louisville, KY
6/10 - Myrtle Beach, SC
6/17 - Austin, TX
6/19 - Greensboro, NC
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