What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, but this...we just have to share. Every year, SNA state presidents work tirelessly to further the mission of the Association. In the spirit of Las Vegas, we decided to kick things up a notch and bring in a few fan favorites to help honor these incredible individuals.
Who better to do that than Sonny and Cher circa 1970! Decked out in sequins and shag, the dynamic duo took the stage with a fantastic rendition of "I've Got You Babe" and presented the Thelma Flanagan Gold Achievement Award, the Louise Sublette Award of Excellence and the Heart of the Program Award to honorees from over 40 states. Talk about making an entrance! Honorees hit the catwalk in style rubbing elbows with "The King" himself - Mr. Elvis Presley. Where else but Vegas can you share the spotlight with not one, not two, but three pop icons!?
If you missed the action this morning, don't fret. Rumor has it that Elvis is in the building for the remainder of the day. Look for a white bejeweled jumpsuit and matching cape/cumberbund combo. Also be sure to congratulate your colleagues and thank them for their hard work and unwavering dedication to the cause.
ANC 2009 is here! Registration is now open, with members and exhibitors starting to arrive. The exhibit floor is currently being set up and will feature the latest in healthy school lunch innovations. Set to open on Tuesday, the exhibit floor is the largest of it's kind in the school nutrition industry.
Today, many SNA members are participating in preconference sessions. During the preconference sessions, school nutrition professionals are furthering their knowledge in a variety of areas, including financial management and food allergies. State chapter leaders participating in Chapter Leadership Day are gaining new ideas and learning about the many tools SNA offers. During the Future Leaders Program, rising stars are receiving hands on training as they become up and coming leaders in the school nutrition movement.
Keep checking the Viva Las Vegas - Viva ANC blog for updates throughout the week!
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