Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 13, No. 14 - July 9, 2014

In This Issue

SNA CEO Responds to New York Times Article
Today, School Nutrition Association CEO Patti Montague, CAE submitted a letter to the editor of the New York Times in response to its story on school meal standards.
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SNA Announces New Keynote Speaker for ANC 2014
SNA is pleased to announce that Amy Purdy, a world-class adaptive snowboarder, actress/model and motivational speaker, will kick off the Opening General Session on Sunday, July 13 at ANC.
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"Smart Snacks" Interim Finale Rule Effective July 1!
Beginning July 1, the USDA Smart Snacks rule goes into effect. This means that all foods and beverages sold outside the school meal program during the school day must meet the nutritional standards.
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Feature of the Week

Welcome to the Newly Designed SchoolNutrition.org!
After more than a year in the making, we are pleased to launch the new SchoolNutrition.org that will provide members and visitors with an extremely user-friendly experience.

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REAL Eggs a Natural Menu Fit

Top reasons to add REAL eggs to your menu? Download new white paper "The Incredible Edible Egg in School Meals: It's a Natural Fit."
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Update Letter to SNA Membership from President Leah Schmidt
Recently, SNA President Leah Schmidt issued an update to all SNA Members on advocacy and the state of the 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill.
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SNA Red Carpet Awards Ceremony to Celebrate Extraordinary School Nutrition Professionals
Come celebrate the amazing contributions of SNA members at the annual SNA Red Carpet Awards Ceremony.
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Keys to Excellence: Launch of Reports & Charts!
Keys to Excellence, SNA's online benchmarking platform, unveils the reports, charts and comparisons feature.
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SNA Calendar

Events
July 13-16, 2014
Annual National Conference

November 5-6, 2014
Fall 2014 Industry Boot Camp

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Webinars
9/9 -- Get a Head Start on Professional Standards with SNA's Certificate & Credentialing Programs

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Exams
7/30 - Lancaster, PA
8/3 - St. Cloud, MN
8/5 - East Syracuse, NY
8/5 - Guam, GU
9/19 - Glendale, AZ

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Edited by Heidi Funkhouser (hfunkhouser@schoolnutrition.org), Communications Consultant.
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