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Going Global Wins Prestigious Award

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Going Global Wins Prestigious Award

ALEXANDRIA, Va., (January 9, 2002) – ASFSA has been honored with an Award of Excellence in the first round of judging in the 2002 Associations Advance America (AAA) Awards program, sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

The award program, in its 12th year, recognizes associations and industry partners that advance American society with innovative programs in education, skills training, standard setting, business and social innovation, knowledge creation, citizenship and community service.

Selected by a panel of peers, Award of Excellence winners are automatically entered into consideration for the Summit Award, ASAE’s highest association honor. All AAA Award winners will be honored during ASAE’s Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver this August.

Going Global was developed by ASFSA staff in partnership with the World Food Programme and the Child Nutrition Foundation. The project objectives are to increase American children’s awareness of global hunger and their involvement as hunger activists. The program also aims to establish a model for the delivery of nutrition education to schoolchildren. The 128-page Going Global Activity Guide is currently being distributed nationwide.

Other programs honored with the 2002 AAA Award of Excellence are: 

  • American Medical Association Medical Student Section

  • Appalachian Christian Village at Pine Oaks

  • California Thoracic Society

  • Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States

  • Georgia Poultry Federation

  • Houston Association of Realtors

  • International Bottled Water Association

  • National Association of Realtors

  • National Association of State Treasurers and College Savings Plan Network

  • National Electrical Contractors Association

  • New Jersey Broadcasters Association

  • New Jersey State Bar Association

  • Women’s International Bowling Congress

Please see Related Links for more information on Going Global, the Activity Guide and the other honors won by this program.

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