ASAE’s 100 Associations That Will Save the World
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, and as such have recognized the ‘100 Associations That Will Save the World’. SNA is proud to be recognized in the Education category. As stated on their website, “This year has proven that we can’t always predict what problems may arise. You can be sure, though, that these 100 associations, and many others, are up to the challenge.” Learn More
 
Senator Pat Roberts Sends Letter to USDA Requesting the Extension of Waivers 
On August 17th, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) sent a letter signed by 19 other Republican Senators, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), to the U.S Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Read More
 
Join Us for an SNA Leadership Town Hall! 
On Thursday, August 27 at 5:00 pm EST, members of the SNA Leadership Development Committee will be on hand to virtually answer questions about serving on the Board or a national committee. Learn More
Senator Stabenow and Congressmen Scott Send Letter to USDA Requesting Extension of Waivers
On August 14, 2020, Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) sent a letter to the USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. Read More
 
SNA Joins Allied Groups on Letter to USDA
SNA, along with 1,315 other organizations signed on to an allied letter to USDA requesting extension of vital school nutrition waivers. Read more

Take Action: Show Your Support for School Nutrition Legislation
We need you to make your voice heard! Several key school nutrition bills have been introduced and we need your help to raise awareness and support!
 
USDA Announces Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Parent Pick Up Waiver
On August 12, 2020, the USDA FNS announced that individual states may apply for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Parent Pick Up Waiver.
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The number of unique, colorful pages in the first six months of SN magazine’s 2020-21 Promotion Calendar, featuring notable people, dates, celebrations and fun ideas to ramp up your promotional efforts for the months ahead.

New Tool to Promote Safe, Healthy School Meals
SNA has created a new marketing resource to help members promote school meals to families as students head back to school. Read More

New Tool from SNA Focuses on Menu Management
A brand-new desk references features several resources to support complex menu needs for this school year. Read More
Register Now for Week 4 of the Innovative Solutions Showcase
Companies will be virtually demonstrating their products on Monday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 25 from 1-4 pm EST. Space is limited to just 50 attendees for each session. Register Now

Industry Boot Camp Goes Virtual 
Register now for fall Industry Boot Camp, an intense educational seminar designed to help industry representatives new to school nutrition better understand the ins and outs of the K-12 foodservice segment. Learn More 

Directors' Best Practices Conference - Virtual Event
In a one-of-a-kind virtual SNA conference, join your school nutrition peers to hear national participation trends, the best ideas to feed kids in response to virtual and blended learning environments and staggered academic schedules—all while using classroom, curbside, and other service models. Learn More
Head Back to School with SNA’s Promotion Calendar 
August is featured as Back to School month, but it’s also National Sandwich Month, which celebrates the origin of the sandwich (did you know there was an Earl of Sandwich?) and what it’s become. Download the first six months
July-September 2020

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September 30, 2020

October 12-16, 2020

October 26-28, 2020

November 17-19, 2020  
The August 2020 issue of School Nutrition celebrates the past, present and future of the association as it embarks on its 75th year.