SNA Campaigning Begins!
As a reminder the 2020 election slate has been released. As campaign season begins, please be aware of the updated Campaign Policy recently approved by the SNA Board of Directors. We encourage you to seek out candidates on social media and keep an eye on SNA publications for more information as we move into the new year.

Shop SNA’s Emporium for Holiday Savings!
Head over to the SNA Emporium and shop a season of savings on more than 100 school nutrition items that will make great holiday gifts! Read More

Enter to Win a Free Trip to SNA’s LAC in Washington, D.C.!
Time is running out to enter the LAC 2020 Sweepstakes for a chance to win a free trip for two to SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC). All entries must be submitted by December 13, 2019. Also, be sure to check out Cafeteria Site Visit resources for more information on how to conduct a site visit.
Only Days Remain to Save on Your #SNIC2020 Registration
Haven’t registered for SNA’s upcoming School Nutrition Industry Conference (#SNIC2020) yet? Don’t forget, the last day to save on your registration is December 9. After that date, all registrations will be processed at the onsite rate. Register for SNIC

#LAC2020 Registration Now Open—Join Us!
Let your voice be heard! Join us at SNA’s 48th Annual Legislative Action Conference (LAC), March 8-10, 2020, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. Register early and save! Register for LAC

#LAC2020 Pre-Conference Session: Serving Students When the Lights Go Out
With the recent uptick in natural disasters, impacted families look to their schools as first responders to fulfill their most immediate needs—food and shelter. At the #LAC2020 pre-conference session, USDA representatives will provide detailed guidance for preparing and implementing a natural disaster plan. You will also hear about year-round preparation efforts and direct solutions from school nutrition directors and state agency officials who have experienced first-hand the effects of record-breaking climate events. Learn More
Calling All School Nutrition Pros & Industry Partners to SNA’s New Virtual Expo
Have you wished you could attend the hottest new school nutrition conference, but simply can’t afford to be out of the office? With SNA’s Virtual Expo, now you can! Mark your calendar for January 6, 2020 to register for free. The expo will launch on February 4, 2020. Interested in exhibiting? Secure a spot today and take advantage of this opportunity to highlight your latest company information! Learn More
The number of days you have left to register for #LAC2020 at the early bird rate!

SNF Now Accepting Applications for 2020 SNF Equipment Grants
New this year, eligible applicants have the opportunity to win one of three SNF equipment grants! These three grants are the Winston Equipment Grant, the Vulcan/Hobart Equipment Grant, and the Collection Grant. If your kitchen needs new equipment, consider applying today! Learn More
SNA Launches Research Initiative on Universal Meals
Studies have shown that school meals contribute to the health, attentiveness, behavior and academic achievement of students. SNA has launched a new research initiative to evaluate the potential social benefits and costs of expanding the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs to serve all students at no charge. Learn More
SNA 2020-21 National Committee Openings
Interested in serving on a SNA Committee or Council? Serving on a SNA committee/council offers exciting opportunities to grow professionally, develop new skills, work on issues from a national perspective and make a contribution to the school nutrition profession. There are 25 open committee positions for 2020-21. Visit the SNA website to learn about our current openings and to download the Committee Interest Form. Forms are due by January 31, 2020. 
Shareable Content for the Holidays!
SNA continues to offer resources for you to share and use to help spread the word about the power of school meals. Check out the holiday-themed shareable content available to help you refresh your social messages and tie them to seasonal events. 
School Nutrition can now be found on Facebook. That’s right! This brand-new social media page gives you the opportunity to interact directly with your favorite professional magazine—and its team—putting even more information at your fingertips.