March 2, 2012 – Did you know that since 2003, the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) has awarded over $160,000 in scholarships to assist SNA members attending the Annual National Conference (ANC) for the first time? Isn’t about time you took advantage of such scholarships to help further your professional development and advance your career in the school nutrition profession?
If you need help covering the cost of attending ANC, SNF is here to help with the ANC First Timer Scholarship. This $500 scholarship may be used to cover registration and travel expenses associated with attending the conference. So why not apply and make ANC 2012 your first? This summer’s event, taking place July 15-18, in Denver, promises to offer educational value and opportunities of all kinds to all attendees—but those attending for the first time are sure to be especially pleased with their conference experience.
Only SNA members from the employee or manager category are eligible for this scholarship and they must be nominated by their district director. The district director must be attending ANC as well.
For more information or to access the application, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/scholarships and click on ANC First Timer Scholarship. The application deadline is May 11, 2012, and awards will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Funding for the ANC First Timer Scholarship is made possible by Winston Industries.
ANC First Timer Scholarship
March 2, 2012—The March issue of School Nutrition, SNA’s award-winning flagship publication, marks the third issue of the magazine’s new digital edition. The digital edition is offered in addition to the print edition and is available via web browsers. If you haven’t already done so, take some time to visit www.schoolnutrition.org/snmagazine and explore the digital version of School Nutrition.
School nutrition operators know the importance of professional development, but taking time for personal development pays dividends, too. The March issue of School Nutrition explores a variety of topics related to planning for the future.
The issue also highlights USDA’s final rule establishing new nutrition standards for school meals in “The Wait Is Over” and presents the information that will be critical to your operation.
It’s reasonable to expect the unexpected, but how many of us have prepared for true catastrophe? “Ready…for Anything!” offers a veritable multitude of suggestions to improve your preparedness for a number of different emergencies. Bonus Web Content: Don’t miss additional tips on how to plan for the possibility that disaster affects your property or your workplace. Plus, find some suggestions on making the best use of today’s technology to improve your emergency readiness, as well as a list of web resources to check out.
Planning for long-term care often seems simpler to avoid or postpone, but the process becomes easier when you have some straight-up facts and options to consider. “Living Happily Ever After” gives a basic introduction to the key issues and alternatives. Bonus Web Content: Take a look at more statistics about how working, the economy and retirement affect the Baby Boomer generation, as well as a chart that summarizes long-term care coverage limits provided by Medicare and most private health insurance programs.
It’s never too late to develop good health habits. “Live Long and Prosper” examines four core principles that you can put into practice today to enjoy your golden years tomorrow.
Have plans to retire soon, or is an empty nest in your immediate future? Or, have you recently experienced one or both of these life changes? “Retiring Minds Want to Know” walks you through contemplating and planning for these major transitions ahead of time.
Though the carrot may not be a particularly exotic vegetable, it turns out there’s plenty to learn about the second most-popular vegetable in the world (after the potato). “The Merits of Carrots” provides a crash course on this root vegetable and also offers some kid-friendly recipe ideas. Bonus Web Content: Check out a large-quantity version (680 servings) of one of these featured recipes developed by one of School Nutrition’s recipe panelists.
School Nutrition –March 2012
March 1, 2012 – Interested in chasing down some of your educational goals in the coming year? Act fast! Time is running out to take advantage of the School Nutrition Foundation’s (SNF) 2012-13 academic year scholarships! To make it even easier for you to apply, SNF is now using a new 4-in-1 Scholarship Application. Simply fill out the one online application and you will be eligible for the following four scholarships:
Whether you are just beginning your career in school nutrition or seeking to deepen your understanding of the intricacies of school feeding programs, these scholarships can help you get started. Scholarships of up to $2,500 will be awarded to each recipient of the SNF Professional Growth, Schwan’s Food Service and Winston Industries Build Your Future scholarships. One scholarship of $500 is awarded for the Nancy Curry Scholarship.
To view the application and additional information, including tips for submission, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/scholarships. The application deadline for the 2012-13 is April 9, 2012. If you have any questions, please contact SNF at (800) 877-8822 or email@example.com.
How to Apply for a SNF Scholarship
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