Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 12, No. 15 - July 24, 2013

In This Issue

Leah Schmidt Named 2013-2014 President of SNA
Leah Schmidt, SNS, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Hickman Mills C-1 School District, Kansas City, Mo., has become the 66th President of the Association, representing 55,000 school nutrition professionals nationwide.
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ANC Wraps Up with Author Jarrett J. Kroscozka, Performance by Darius Rucker
SNA's Annual National Conference (ANC) concluded with a fascinating keynote speech by author Jarrett J. Kroscozka and a rousing performance from country singer Darius Rucker.
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"A Fresh Start for School Breakfast:" New Menu Planning Resource from SNA and Alliance for a Healthier Generation
SNA and Alliance for a Healthier Generation have teamed up to create A Fresh Start for School Breakfast, a new resource to help school nutrition professionals plan school breakfast menus that meet new meal pattern requirements.
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Feature of the Week
ANC 2014: Education Session Call for Proposals
Calling all experts! SNA invites you to share your expertise and experiences with the school nutrition community at its Annual National Conference (ANC) in Boston, July 13-16, 2014. The "School Nutrition Event of the Year" is your chance to instruct, inform and inspire! Submit your proposal by September 30th.

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SNA Announces Candidates for 2013 Election
The SNA Nominating Committee recently met at the Annual National Conference in Kansas City, Mo., to select a slate of candidates for the 2013 SNA election ballot.
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USDA Memo – Certification of Compliance with New Meal Patterns
On July 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a memo providing information and updated materials to support the certification process set forth in the interim rule.
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Submit Your Education Proposal for ANC 2014 in Boston
It's not too early to start thinking about next year's Annual National Conference (ANC) in Boston. The ANC Program Committee is calling on you to share your expertise by submitting your proposal to present by September 30th.
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Lisa Ling Inspires, Captivates at ANC 2013
Broadcast journalist Lisa Ling received a standing ovation from the audience at the second General Session at SNA's Annual National Conference (ANC) in Kansas City.
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ANC 2013 Kicks Off with Al Roker, Award Winners
The enthusiasm overflowed Sunday, July 14, as attendees of SNA's 67th Annual National Conference (ANC) couldn't contain their jubilation and applause at the start of the Opening General Session.
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Three School Nutrition Professionals Recognized for Extraordinary Achievements at ANC
Last week, SNA recognized three of its own at the Annual National Conference (ANC) in Kansas City. In addition to state and regional award winners, three SNA members received national recognition for their superior accomplishments in the school nutrition arena.
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SNA Calendar

Events
October 14-18, 2013
National School Lunch Week

November 6-7, 2013
Fall Industry Boot Camp

March 3-7, 2014
National School Breakfast Week


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Exams
8/6 - East Syracuse, NY
8/13 - Worcester, MA
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