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2013-14 Promotional Calendar Available Online

On July 3, 2013, in All News, General News, by Paula Wagner
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 Looking for some great ideas for your next school meal promotion? With School Nutrition’s online 2013-14 promotional calendar at your fingertips, you will find plenty of holidays to celebrate throughout the year. Visit www.schoolnutrition.org/promocalendar1314 for the full calendar, complete with fun facts and celebration ideas. Be sure to have your username and password handy.

FREE NSLP Training Opportunity – Marketing and Modeling healthy school meals

On June 17, 2013, in All News, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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The NE Department of Education/Nutrition Services has invited Vickie James, nationally known registered dietitian and trainer from Kansas to conduct a free, six-hour interactive workshop for school foodservice staff.  The workshop will focus on Marketing and Modeling healthy school meals.  The workshop will be held at two different locations in NE.  Each workshop will be […]

Submit Your District Profile for Your Chance to Win an i-Pad

On June 17, 2013, in All News, Conference, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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SNA’s District Profiles Database, an online tool that allows SNA members to view profiles of school nutrition programs, is undergoing a makeover! Over the past year, SNA has been working on a number of improvements, including making it more user-friendly and updating the types of information in the database to reflect the changing regulations facing […]

USDA Releases New Guidance on Paid Lunch Equity

On May 3, 2013, in All News, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released new guidance regarding Paid Lunch Equity for School Year 2013-2014. The guidance clarifies that state agencies can exempt school meal programs from the paid lunch revenue requirements if they “can demonstrate that the required increase to paid lunch prices or revenue contributions would cause the SFA to […]

Introducing SNF’s New Breakfast Learning Series

On May 3, 2013, in All News, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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Engaging stakeholders is an essential skill; yet it can be a challenge. To help build your confidence and skills to effectively garner stakeholder support and shine a light on your CN program, be a part of the School Nutrition Foundation’s Breakfast Learning Series. Follow and help one school district navigate successful implementation of breakfast in […]

Nancy Heinicke wins Louise Sublette Award of Excellence

On April 30, 2013, in All News, Conference, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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Congratulation to Nancy Heinicke for winning the Louise Sublette Award of Excellence for the State of Nebraska and the Mid-west Regional winner.  Nancy’s hard work and dedication shows us how much she loves her school, Messiah Lutheran School of Lincoln.  She is an inspiration to everyone.  As part of her win she received a free […]

56th Annual State Conference 2013

On April 2, 2013, in Conference, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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“Transform School Nutrition” Sunday June 23, 2013 12:00– 5:00 Registrations 1 -5:00    Inventory Management and Tracking put on by NFSMI 12:30-5:00    Serve Safe       Carol Larvick and Ann Fenton 6:30 – 9:00      President’s Reception sponsored by Cash-Wa Distributing Company off site   MONDAY JUNE 24, 2013 7:00 – 5:00          Registration 8:00 – 5:00          Ways & Means […]

Action Alert for Proposed Legislation in Senate and House

On March 27, 2013, in All News, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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Please help us in providing healthy school meals each day. Contact your Senators and Member of Congress and ask them to co-sponsor S. 427 H.R. 1303. For a form letter to your House Members and Senators, visit http://capwiz.com/asfsa/issues/alert/?alertid=62541546. Read the stories below for more background on the introduced legislation. Senators Introduce Legislation to Eliminate Weekly […]

UNL Extensions’ Recipe for Healthier LivingClass

On January 23, 2013, in Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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The Nutrition and Health for Adults work group from UNL Extension is excited to conduct another on-line Food & Fitness series this spring titled Recipe for Healthier Living with Food & Fitness.  Finding the right ingredients for staying fit and healthy can be challenging, which foods to eat more of, which to eat less of? […]

USDA eliminates weekly grain and protein maximums for SY 2012-13

On December 11, 2012, in Events, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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December 7, 2012 – During USDA’s annual State Agency Meeting officials announced the release of new guidance which eliminates the weekly maximums for grains and proteins under the new meal pattern for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year.  Calorie maximums for school meals will remain in place.  USDA also announced that new guidance on […]

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