Highlights from SchoolNutrition.org Vol. 13, No. 16 - August 6, 2014

In This Issue

SNA President Provides Advocacy Update
SNA President Julia Bauscher has provided an update on the current advocacy effort, including a discussion on appropriations.
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School Nutrition Magazine Heads Back to School
As a new school year begins, School Nutrition magazine spotlights collaborations creating healthy school environments and offers a profile of new SNA President Julia Bauscher, SNS.
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NSBA President Calls for Flexibility for School Meal Programs
National School Boards Association President affirmed their support for SNA's request for flexibility under new meal pattern requirements.
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Feature of the Week

Have a Healthier School Year with STEPS!
Accomplish your wellness goals this school year with the STEPS Challenge, SNA's personal wellness program. The 2014-2015 year features exciting monthly health challenges designed to help you make healthier choices.

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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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SNA CEO Responds to First Lady's Comments
SNA Chief Executive Officer Patti Montague, CAE, sent a letter to First Lady Michelle Obama responding to her recent comments regarding schools struggling under the new nutrition standards for school meals.
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SNA Publishes List of Smart Snacks Exempt Fundraisers for 50 States
In preparation for the coming school year, SNA has compiled a report on each state's response to the Smart Snacks Fundraising exemption allowed by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
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Correction to National School Lunch, Special Milk and School Breakfast Reimbursements
USDA FNS provides a correction to the Special Milk Program reimbursement rate.
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SNA Leadership Delivers Motivating Speeches at ANC
Newly elected SNA President Julia Bauscher, SNA CEO Patricia Montague and outgoing SNA President Leah Schmidt took the stage at SNA's recent Annual National Conference (ANC) in Boston to motivate attendees and provide an important update on the Association's public policy efforts.
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SNA Announces Candidates for 2014 Election
The SNA Nominating Committee met at the Annual National Conference in Boston to select a slate of candidates for the 2014 SNA election ballot.
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SNA Calendar

Events
October 13-17, 2014
National School Lunch Week

November 5-6, 2014
Fall 2014 Industry Boot Camp

January 11-13, 2015
School Nutrition Industry Conference

[ More Meetings & Events]

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 Specialist.
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