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STEPS Challenge Participants: Enter to Win a Trip to Attend the Finale of The Biggest Loser!

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January 24, 2013 – STEPS Challenge participants will want to keep an eye on their email inbox next week—the STEPS Challenge online survey will be distributed to participants via email on Thursday, January 31st.

When you complete the survey, you’ll automatically be entered to win an all-expenses paid trip for two to California to attend the finale episode taping of the current season of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser”!

Sign up for the STEPS Challenge today!

Are you enjoying the monthly challenges? Have you found the program easy, hard or somewhere in between? Are you doing it solo or teaming up with co-workers? We want to hear from you! Your feedback will help shape year two of the STEPS Challenge.

Be sure to complete the survey so you don’t miss out on the fabulous grand prize. The survey link will be live until February 14th. Only STEPS Challenge participants are eligible to win! The grand prize includes tickets to the finale taping, airfare for two, a two-night hotel stay, and $300 spending money. For details and official rules, click here. No purchase necessary. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

There’s still time to register for STEPS and be eligible for the prize! To sign-up or learn more about the program, visit

SNA’s Child Nutrition Showcase: Call for Posters

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January 23, 2013 – Is there something you think your program does well? Have you recently conducted research related to school foodservice or nutrition? Show it off at SNA’s Child Nutrition Showcase Poster Session during the 2013 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Kansas City, Mo., July 15-16.

The Child Nutrition Showcase is a display of posters highlighting successful practices and research in school nutrition. This is a great opportunity to draw attention to some of the things happening in your program. Posters can address topics such as:

  • menu changes
  • food safety practices
  • marketing and customer service innovations
  • nutrition education initiatives
  • environmentally friendly practices, and more!

Visit to learn more about the Child Nutrition Showcase and submit a poster proposal. The deadline to submit a poster idea is March 15, 2013. If you have any questions about the Child Nutrition Showcase, please send an email to

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