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SNA Honored with Two National Gold Circle Awards

June 5, 2023

SNA is proud to have been recognized by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with two 2023 Gold Circle Awards: Best Video and Best Website.

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Advocacy & Policy, USDA Policy Update

USDA Announces More Supply Chain Assistance Funds 

June 2, 2023

On Friday, June 2, 2023, SNA’s Board of Directors met with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to discuss the…

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SNA News, SNA Publications

JCN&M Welcomes New Editor

June 1, 2023

SNA is pleased to announce that the Journal of Child Nutrition & Management (JCN&M) has welcomed a new editor, Keith…

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Advocacy & Policy

Impending Loss of Federal Reimbursement for School Meals

May 31, 2023

Additional federal support for school meals—40 cents for each lunch and 15 cents for every breakfast—is set to expire on…

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Health & Wellness, SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Plus: Empathy and Empowerment

May 30, 2023

Although Mental Health Awareness Month is coming to a close, it’s an initiative that has year-round resonance, particularly in schools.…

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Awards, Press Release, SNA News

SNA Recognizes 2023 National Industry Member of the Year

May 30, 2023

SNA has named Carole Erb, Senior Director of Education Sales for J.T.M. Food Group, as the national Industry Member of the Year. The award recognizes the outstanding contributions of industry members who demonstrate exemplary support to SNA, its members and their professional communities nationwide. 

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SNA News

SNA Member Wins IFMA Gold Plate Award

May 24, 2023

Congratulations to Jessica Shelly, Director of Student Dining Services at Cincinnati (Ohio) Public Schools, who has been awarded the International…

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Advocacy & Policy, SNA News

New Bills Introduced: Eliminating Reduced-price and Establishing Statewide CEP 

May 19, 2023

U.S. Representatives Katie Porter (D-CA) and Pete. Aguilar (D-CA) introduced two bills to expand access to school meals at no…

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webstory - healthy school meals for all
Advocacy & Policy, SNA News

Update: Advocating for Healthy School Meals for All 

May 18, 2023

As SNA continues to advocate for school meals at no cost for all students, we are excited to share the…

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Food Allergy Awareness Month
Food Allergies, SNA News

Spread the Word About Food Allergy Awareness Month

May 17, 2023

May marks Food Allergy Awareness Month, which is a great time to get educated about the importance of proper allergen labeling, managing allergen exposure in the cafeterias and the potentially life-threatening nature of severe allergic reactions.

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ANC23 keynote speakers
Annual National Conference, SNA News

#ANC23 Keynote Speakers Greet Attendees!

May 9, 2023

#ANC23 is all about inspiring and educating, and this year’s Opening and Closing Keynote Speakers both have a long history…

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SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Magazine: Marketing Strategies to Engage Kids and Parents

May 8, 2023

We live in a rapidly changing world, and is it any wonder that marketing would be no exception to that?…

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