(Press release from the National CACFP Sponsors Association)
Austin, TX, February 23, 2018 – In February, The National Child Nutrition Foundation awarded 14 scholarships to the National Child Nutrition Conference to be held in San Antonio, TX April 19-21, 2018. There were over 800 submissions and all of the applicants’ passion and commitment to the children and adults they serve was evident and moving.
The National Child Nutrition Conference Summer Food Scholarship was awarded to Heather Solus of Great Northern Services in Weed, CA. Showing a strong dedication to continual improvement through professional development, Ms. Solus will join over 1,200 members of the child nutrition community for an incredible few days of training, networking, and learning opportunities.
The National Child Nutrition Foundation is the sister organization and charitable arm of the National CACFP Sponsors Association whose goal is to secure financial resources to develop nutrition education materials, offer grant programs, and provide professional development and scholarship opportunities for the child nutrition community, where healthy eating starts early.
Since 1986, the National CACFP Sponsors Association (NCA) is the leading national organization for sponsors who administer the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). We provide education and support to thousands of members in the CACFP community and to sponsors of all sizes from across the country. We strive to improve communication between families, care givers, sponsors, and their supervising government agencies.