Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 13, No. 14 - July 23, 2014

In This Issue

SNA President Testifies on Challenges for School Meal Programs
Today, SNA President Julia Bauscher, SNS, testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee on challenges school meal programs have faced as they work to meet new nutrition standards for school meals and snacks.
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Julia Bauscher Named 2014-2015 President of SNA
During its 68th Annual National Conference, SNA installed Julia Bauscher, SNS, as its 67th president for the 2014-2015 school year.
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Attendees Leave ANC 2014 Fired Up!
Time flies when you're having fun, and such was the case on the final day of SNA's Annual National Conference 2014 (ANC).
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Feature of the Week

ANC 2015: Education Session Call for Proposals
SNA invites you to share your expertise and experiences with the school nutrition community at next year's Annual National Conference (ANC) in Salt Lake City, July 12-15, 2015. 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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REAL Eggs a Natural Menu Fit

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Memories of ANC 2014 in Boston: Check Out the Photos, Presentations Now
If you didn't make it to every session you wanted to at ANC 2014, handouts of many of this year's education session presentations are now available.
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SNA Comments on New Study on Perceptions of School Meals
SNA President Julia Bauscher, SNS, issued comments in response to a study reporting on perceptions of student reactions to school meals since new federal nutrition standards took effect.
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SNA Welcomes Commitment to Support School Meal Programs
SNA participated in a U.S. Department of Agriculture roundtable discussion on the need to find practical solutions to support school meal programs as they struggle to meet new federal nutrition standards.
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SNA Announces Winners of 2013-2014 Membership Recruitment Campaign
Congratulations to Debra Boston of Weld County, Colo., the Grand Prize Winner of SNA's 2013-14 membership campaign.
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New Donated Foods and Reimbursement Rates Announced at ANC
The new dollar value of USDA Foods donated to schools and the new reimbursement rate were announced at SNA's 2014 Annual National Conference.
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Billy Shore Inspires the Audience at ANC 2014
At the Second General Session at SNA's Annual National Conference (ANC) in Boston, Mass., the mood was naturally festive as hundreds of attendees started off the third official day of the conference.
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History-Making Moments at ANC 2014: Amy Purdy Speaks, Award Winners Announced and the Exhibit Hall Opens!
With near record-breaking attendance numbers, school nutrition professionals from across the nation gathered for the first of many history-making moments at ANC 2014.
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School Nutrition Professionals Share Successes and Challenges of Meeting New School Meal and Snack Standards
In advance of the Annual National Conference (ANC) Exhibit Hall grand opening, a panel of school nutrition professionals shared insight on school cafeteria trends, including successes and challenges related to recent and newly implemented national nutrition standards.
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Annual Report Spotlights a Busy Year
Check out the many highlights of the last 12 months in SNA's 2013-14 Annual Report.
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Four School Nutrition Professionals Recognized for Extraordinary Achievements
SNA recognized four of its own last week at the 68th Annual National Conference. In addition to state and regional award winners, four SNA members received national recognition for their superior accomplishments in the school nutrition arena.
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Spring Journal Issue Examines High School Students' Plate Waste
Read about high school students' plate waste and perceptions toward school lunch in an article featured in the Spring 2014 issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management.
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SNA Calendar

Events
November 5-6, 2014
Fall 2014 Industry Boot Camp

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Webinars
8/26 -- Increase Participation this School Year: Tips to Promote Your Program

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


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Exams
9/19 - Glendale, AZ
11/5 - Atlantic City, NJ
11/13 - Sacramento, CA

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