Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 12, No. 1 - Jan. 9, 2013

In This Issue

Discover the Possibilities at CNIC 2013 in San Antonio!
The possibilities are endless when school nutrition professionals partner up at SNA's 2013 Child Nutrition Industry Conference! Join your colleagues for three days of learning, collaborating and engaging in San Antonio.
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SNA Releases 2013 Legislative Issue Paper
On December 13, 2012, SNA's Public Policy and Legislation Committee convened in National Harbor, Md., to draft the 2013 Legislative Issue Paper. The Issue Paper has been reviewed and approved by the SNA Board of Directors.
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School Nutrition Explores Key Equipment Topics
The January issue of School Nutrition, SNA's award-winning flagship publication, explores the equipment-related topics that should be top of mind for school nutrition professionals.
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Feature of the Week
Register for LAC 2013
Make your plans now to attend SNA's Legislative Action Conference (LAC), March 3-6, 2013. With the 113th Congress now in session, this is your opportunity to educate your elected officials on the child nutrition issues closest to your heart and advocate on behalf of the children you serve every school day. To take advantage of the Early Bird registration rate, register by January 21st!

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Jones Dairy Farm All-Natural Turkey Sausage

So tasty, kids will never know they're low in fat, low in calories and low in sodium. Available in links and patties. Try some today.
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Better Nutrition Made Simple
Red Gold has put flavor first in its new line of tomato products. These products offer lower sodium and contain 100% natural sugar as the sweetener. Many also are an excellent source of Vitamins A, C and E. We're confident you and your students will love them!
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Eight SNA Members Win Fuel Up to Play 60 Sweepstakes
SNA's Fuel Up to Play 60 sweepstakes has ended – and eight lucky members won free conference registrations. Fuel Up to Play 60 is a great way to increase participation in your program and garner extra funding.
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Voters See Childhood Hunger as a Solvable National Priority, Survey Says
According to a recent survey, Americans are deeply concerned about childhood hunger but believe it is a solvable problem.
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New Customizable Backpack Brochure Now Available
Just in time for the New Year, SNA is offering a new, customizable brochure that contains key information about the new meal pattern, MyPlate and healthy eating – specifically for parents.
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Join the Global Child Nutrition Foundation for the 2013 A Possible Dream Gala
Please join the Global Child Nutrition Foundation on March 4, 2013, for the 10th annual A Possible Dream Gala. This special event will be held in conjunction with SNA's 2013 Legislative Action Conference in Washington, D.C.
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USDA Has Released the School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study IV
USDA Food and Nutrition Service has released the latest School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study. The report provides a comparison of the nutritional quality of school meals between SY 2009-10, SY 2004-05, and SY 1998-99.
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SNA Calendar

Events
January 13-15, 2013
Child Nutrition Industry Conference

March 3-6, 2013
Legislative Action Conference

March 4-8, 2013
National School Breakfast Week

July 14-17, 2013
Annual National Conference


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Exams
3/2 - Washington, D.C.
3/18 - Emporia, KS
3/22 - Virginia Beach, VA
4/18 - Savannah, GA
4/27 - West Columbia, SC
6/16 - Houston, TX
6/18 - Greensboro, NC
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