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FREE NSLP Training Opportunity – Marketing and Modeling healthy school meals

On June 17, 2013, in All News, Events, General News, by Paula Wagner

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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 Read the stories below for more background on the introduced legislation. Senators Introduce Legislation to Eliminate Weekly […]

NTENT June 2 – 7, 2013

On March 21, 2013, in Conference, Events, by Paula Wagner

Nebraska Training and Education for Nutrition Teams (NTENT).  Participants will learn about running a successful school meal program,  meal pattern requirements and have hands on opportunities to create or modify current menus to meet the requirements.  Register early!  Classes fill up fast and are limited to 25 participants, only 2 participants per district can attend.  […]

Conference 2013

On March 14, 2013, in All News, Conference, Events, by lsommerer

Perconference Sunday June 23 Conference June 24,25 and 26 2013 2013 Conference in South Sioux City, NE Marina Inn Conference Center Rooms are $82 per night 4th & B St. For Reservations 402-494-40000 or 800-798-7980

Hoeven seeks permanent change to USDA school lunch regulation

On March 8, 2013, in All News, by Paula Wagner

By: Helmut Schmidt, Forum News Service WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators is backing a bill that makes permanent a more relaxed set of U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition guidelines for students’ breakfasts and lunches in the nation’s schools. The Sensible School Lunch Act was recently introduced by Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Mark […]

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