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24th Annual FAME Awards and Dinner
Brought to you by Basic American Foods, Schwan's Food Service, Inc., and Tyson Foods
The stars of school nutrition will be shining brightly at the Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence (FAME) Awards ceremony. Join your colleagues and industry partners in honoring outstanding leaders in the school nutrition profession for their achievement, innovation and service. A reception begins at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner and the awards ceremony. End the evening with a dessert party. The program will be held at the Westin Riverwalk. Transportation will be provided.

First-Timers Session
From CNIC first-timers to veterans eager to welcome newcomers, this information-gathering session will guide you in the right direction in order to make the most of this conference. Get a rundown of the highlights and events and participate in sharing questions or success stories.

MyPlate Breakfast*
Brought to you by U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
This networking opportunity is a perfect way to join colleagues and industry partners to share experiences, converse about challenges and successes, renew friendships and build lasting business relationships. If you couldn’t get to all of the Innovation Stations, the MyPlate Breakfast is also your chance to catch up on what you missed. Each company will be available to answer your questions and provide information.

SNS Credentialing Exam
SNA’s Credentialing Program was created to enhance the professional image of school nutrition leaders, elevate professional standards and enhance individual performance. To register for the exam, contact the SNA Service Center at (800) 877-8822. For more information about the program and eligibility, visit The registration deadline for this exam is December 21, 2012.

STEPS Challenge Wellness Activities
Brought to you by Jennie-O Turkey Store
Take a break to get moving, relieve stress and recharge. Join your school nutrition colleagues for two physical activity sessions that correspond with SNA’s recently launched personal wellness program, the STEPS Challenge. Designed to help you make small changes that will add up to a healthier lifestyle, these wellness activities will build on that foundation and also help you keep up your exercise habits when you’re on the road.

*The MyPlate Breakfast is based on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (, and is designed to remind attendees to eat healthfully and guide them to resources and tools to put the Dietary Guidelines into action. The use of MyPlate is not intended to imply recommendation or endorsement by the USDA.