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SNA Releases 2012-13 Annual Report

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July 25, 2013 – SNA President Sandra Ford, SNS, chose transformation as the theme of her 2012-13 presidency, and School Nutrition Association members stood up to accept this challenge, as well, resulting in a busy year for school nutrition professionals and SNA alike.

From an Association perspective, SNA’s strong and successful advocacy for eliminating the weekly maximums for grains and proteins in the new meal pattern regulations for school meals to hosting an historic Education Summit with the National Food Service Management Institute and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to media relations efforts that have resulted in a whopping 20.5 million TV/print impressions regarding SNA key messages since July 2012 and so much more, SNA had another extraordinary year representing you with its wide variety of programs and services.

To review all of the achievements of the last year, click here, where you can read, download and print this year’s Annual Report.

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SNA 2012-13 Annual Report

National School Lunch Week 2013 Resources Now Live

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From October 14-18, 2013, school cafeterias nationwide will recognize National School Lunch Week (NSLW) with the theme “School Lunch Across the USA.” The 2013 theme is all about celebrating regional flavors, recipes and culture from all over the country.

Have you started organizing a NSLW promotion? Start planning your celebration early to ensure you have plenty of time to implement your great ideas! Check out some of SNA’s NSLW resources at You can access:

  • 10+ regional recipes to serve during NSLW – sourced from SNA members
  • A downloadable toolkit full of ideas and tips
  • Customizable PR /marketing tools, and PPT presentations – just plug in your district’s information and you’re good to go!
  • Artwork, web banners and a Facebook cover photo for your page
  • …and much more

Don’t forget to visit SNA’s Emporium for great NSLW merchandise like aprons, balloons, t-shirts, student giveaways and more.

More information about NSLW 2013 is available at

The NSLW 2013 resources are made possible by McCormick for Chefs and MilkPEP.

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