As part of Let’s Do Breakfast, Oregon! campaign, Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon, Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council and Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs are excited to announce the second annual 2016 November School Challenge.
Schools are encouraged to enroll to celebrate school breakfast, boost student participation and win cool prizes!
Register this month between Sept. 1-30 and participate during the month of November! Get details, enrollment information and the official toolkit online at https://oregonhunger.org/breakfast-challenge.
The Oregon School Nutrition Association was well-represented at this year’s SNA Annual National Conference in Texas. Among the Oregon delegates attending the 2016 ANC, from left: (Row 1) Suzann Kayser, Becki Wicks, Cheri Meeker, Troy Vennewitz, Anne Leavens, Jeri Paull, Lynne Shore; (Row 2) Kory McVeety, Jessica Visinsky, Yvette Parker, Nathan Roedel, Teresa Dorondo, Lea Waddington, Kayla Lynn, Anya Friday, and Gitta Grether-Sweeney; (Row 3) Crista Hawkins, Caroline Hamina, Tina Senz, Jessica Harmon, Karen Beckner Janelle Bennett-Gossett, Leslie Phillips, and Marsha Hart.
OSNA will hold its Annual Industry Seminar & USDA Foods Show on Friday, October 21 at the Camp Withycombe Armory/Event Center in Clackamas, Oregon. Save the date and stay tuned for registration, program and speaker details!
Vendors who want to showcase USDA Foods (commodities) can now download the booth information sheet and registration/booth equipment order forms from the Annual Industry Seminar page. The reservations deadline is August 15, 2016.
A special thanks to our super paparazzi, Jeri Paull and Steve Bricher!
This year’s annual meeting and food tradeshow is a part of history now, but OSNA members can still help us improve for the future.
Please take a moment to complete our 2016 Conference Survey and let us know what you liked about this year’s program, speakers and sessions and what you’d like to see at next year’s event.
Please email me if you have questions about accessing the
survey form. Thanks in advance for your feedback!
Vice President, OSNA 2015-2016
It’s time to register for the 2016 OSNA State Conference and Food & Equipment Show, March 11-12, at the Salem Convention Center in Salem, Oregon! This year’s theme is “School Meal Superheroes.” The annual conference features a varied educational program with a dynamic line-up of speakers from the school nutrition community. You’ll learn new ways to do your job better and boost your school meal superpowers! Stay tuned for a full conference program.
Register by Feb. 26 to receive the early bird discounted rate!
Thanks to all of our speakers, vendors and attendees for making OSNA’s Annual Industry Seminar and USDA Foods Show another successful educational event! This year’s meeting, held October 16, 2015 at the Camp Withycombe Armory and Event Center in Clackamas, Oregon, featured the theme “Spicing It Up in School Foodservice!”
Featured speaker Chef Brenda L. Thompson-Wattles, RDN, LD, seasoned her two presentations with insightful advice and timely tips for school nutrition directors and cooks about how to increase participation with passion and enthusiasm. Visit our Annual Industry Seminar Page to download PDFs of Chef Brenda’s presentations!
Visit our Resources page and download the PDF version of the 2015-2016 OSNA Directory today! In its 20th year of publication, this valuable reference is the only school food service directory that provides detailed contact information for Oregon’s school nutrition professionals working in the state’s public, private and residential child care institutions.
Attendees of the Oct. 16 OSNA Annual Industry Seminar will receive the first distribution of the spiral-bound print directory.