Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 12, No. 17 - August 21, 2013

In This Issue

SNA's Call for Proposals for ANC 2014 in Boston, MA
SNA is seeking proposals for presentation at its Annual National Conference, July 14-17, 2014, in Boston, MA.
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Former SNA President Responds to Congressional Questions Based on Testimony Provided in June
Sandra Ford, Past President of SNA, testified before the House Education Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education on the impact that the new school meal pattern regulations have had on school meal operators.
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SNA CEO Contacts Verizon Wireless Regarding Negative Ad
SNA CEO Patricia Montague has contacted Verizon Wireless to educate company executives on the healthy, delicious meals that school nutrition professionals are preparing in school cafeterias nationwide.
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Feature of the Week
FAME Awards
The Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence (FAME) Award program is making its call for nominations for the 25th annual ceremony & celebration honoring excellence among school nutrition professionals. Each year the awards are presented to outstanding leaders, recognizing them for achievement, innovation and service. Nominations will be taken online or via a downloadable form until October 9, 2013. 

[FAME Awards]
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Better Nutrition Made Simple

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School District Owned Membership Updates & Enhancements
In our effort to continuously improve and bring more clarity to our School District Owned Membership program, SNA's membership team is excited to share new updates.
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The Journal Of Child Nutrition & Management Announces New Editor
The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, SNA's twice-yearly, peer-reviewed research journal, is pleased to announce its new editor, Carolyn M. Bednar, PhD, RD/LD, CFCS, professor in the Department of Food & Nutrition Sciences at Texas Woman's University.
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A Message From SNA President Leah Schmidt
As I begin my year as SNA president, I'd like to tell you how fortunate I feel to be leading the Association, which is fresh from a transformative year under the leadership of Sandra Ford, SNS.
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Breakfast In The Classroom: A Case Study
The School Nutrition Foundation, in partnership with the National Dairy Council, is proud to bring you: "Breakfast in the Classroom: A Case Study of Dallas and Memphis."
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KIWI Magazine Features SNA's Full-page ad Promoting Healthy School Meals
SNA continues to educate parents about healthy school meals.
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New Online Resource for Schools and Parents Who Want Their Kids to Choose and Eat Healthier Foods
A new online resource designed to help students choose healthier foods launched today.
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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
9/27 - Glendale, AZ
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