Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes Third Annual Celebration in 2016 The 2016 Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes will be held on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. The event, held during SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC), will be the third annual celebration of the extraordinary men and women in the school nutrition profession.The Celebration supports the School Nutrition Foundation as the Foundation provides professional development and education, supports research to establish “best practices” in school nutrition, and offers scholarships to SNA members to advance their formal education. Nominate a School Nutrition HeroPlease consider nominating a School Nutrition Hero for recognition in 2016. Heroes are those men and women who go beyond their daily responsibilities to make a difference in their schools, their communities, and beyond. To review the criteria, click here. To secure a nomination form, click here.To learn more about the 2015 School Nutrition Heroes, click here.Sponsor the 2016 Celebration of School Nutrition HeroesThe level of sponsorship of the 2016 Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes will determine in large part the net revenue from the event that can be used for education, research, and scholarships for SNA members in the coming year. AdvancePierre Foods has made a commitment to be the Premier Sponsor for the 2016 Celebration!Only four other top spots are available for sponsors – at the benefactor level. AdvancePierre Foods and the four benefactors will escort the five School Nutrition Heroes into the ballroom that evening and will receive maximum visibility from the event. Sign up soon! These top spots will be on a first come, first serve basis. Don’t miss this opportunity!For information on sponsorships and the recognition at each level, click here. To indicate your commitment as a sponsor, click here. Other opportunities to support the event include: Celebrate a School Nutrition Hero: $2,500 Create a one-page tribute to a school nutrition hero including a photo of that person and a description of how this school nutrition hero has made a positive impact on school nutrition. Individual tickets: School Nutrition Professionals - $150 Industry Members - $250Advertise in the event tribute book: Full-page $2,500 Half-page $1,500 Quarter-page $750 For more information, please email email@example.com. To learn who sponsored the 2015 Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes, click here.