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Future of Food Smart Choices Mini-Grantees Announced!

Congratulations to the twenty-five (25) Kids Eat Right Campaign Members selected to receive a Future of Food 'Smart Choices. For a Healthy Planet.' mini-grant! Each mini-grantee will receive $200 to lead two presentations from the new 'Smart Choices. For a Healthy Planet.' toolkit in their communities through June 30, 2015.


New Toolkit

The new Future of Food Smart Choices. For a Healthy Planet. toolkit is now available at www.KidsEatrightVolunteer.org as a free downloadable toolkit for adults and/or mature teens, available in English and Spanish. Each presentation includes a 25-minute PowerPoint presentation with leader notes, a suggested 5-minute group activity and a participant handout.

The Future of Food Smart Choices. For a Healthy Planet. toolkit was developed by RDN farmer content experts. The new toolkit and mini-grant opportunity was made possible through an educational grant from Elanco. A second round of mini-grants will be available early this fall.


Mini-Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following 25 Kids Eat Right Campaign Members selected to receive Future of Food Smart Choices mini-grants:

Susan Adams MS, RD, LDN, FAND (Pa.)
Sheryl Aguilar MS, RD (Utah)
Farryl Bertmann PhD, RD (Vt.)
Tara Bowman BS-DTR (Ariz.)
Julian Carpenter MS, RD, LD (Ark.)
Stephanie DeBerry MS, RDN/LD (Okla.)
Angela Douge MPH, RD, LDN (Ga.)
Jil Feldhausen MS, RDN (Ariz.)
Angela Gallagher RDN, LDN (Fla.)
  Sandy Gloss RDN, LDN (Del.)
Elizabeth Hesley MS, Dietetic Student (S.C.)
Marguerite Humenczuk MBA, RD, CSP, LD, FAND (Kan.)
Joshua Kleczynski MS, RD, LDN (Ill.)
Ashley Lombardi BS (N.J.)
Anita Longan MS, RDN/LD, CDE, BC-ADM (S.C.)
Diana Monaco RDN, CDN (N.Y.)
Andrea Moosreiner RD, CD (Wis.)
  Lindsay Nelson RD, LD (Mo.)
Catherine Nourse MPH, RDN, LD (Mass.)
Erin O'Hora DHSc, RDN, LDN (Pa.)
Leah Porche RDN, LDN (La.)
Nina Roofe PhD, RDN, LD, FAND (Ark.)
Courtney Terryn BS, (RD Eligible) (Mich.)
Lisa Testolin BS, MS, RD, LDN (Ill.)
Jill Williams RD, LD (Iowa)

Kids Eat Right Healthy Schools Mini-Grantees Announced!

Congratulations to the fifty (50) Kids Eat Right Campaign Members selected to receive d a Kids Eat Right Healthy Schools mini-grant! Each mini-grantee will receive $200 to lead two presentations from the new Healthy Schools. It's a Team Effort. toolkit in their communities through October 31, 2014.


New Toolkit

The new Kids Eat Right toolkit: Healthy Schools. It's a Team Effort. is now available at www.kidseatrightvolunteer.org as a free downloadable toolkit. This toolkit was developed with content experts from the School Nutrition Services DPG and is designed to educate school and community stakeholders about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity for academic success.

The Healthy Schools. It's a Team Effort. toolkit and mini-grant opportunity was made possible through an educational grant to the Academy Foundation from Diane Heller, MMSc, RDN, LD, past Chair of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.


Mini-Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following 50 Kids Eat Right Campaign Members selected to receive Kids Eat Right Healthy Schools mini-grants:

Diane Besler, RDN, LD (Kan.)
Kylee Brown, Dietetic Student (La.)
Juanita Bryant, RD, CDN, CDE (N.Y.)
Adam Burda, MS, RDN, LD (W. Va.)
Wendy Castle, MPH, RD, LD (Mo.)
Christine Clarahan, MS, RD, LDN (Ill.)
Jessie Coffey, RDN, LMNT (Neb.)
Regina Devenport, Dietetic Student (Mo.)
Jennifer Dunavan, MS, RD, LMNT (Neb.)
Olivia Ford, PhD, MPH, RD (Mich.)
Jeffrey Hale, BA, Dietetic Intern (S.C.)
Tamika Handfield, MS, RD (Turks & Caicos Islands)
Staci Hemesath, RDN, CSR, LD (Iowa)
Eileen Henderson, RD, LD (Pa.)
Sue Holbert, RDN (Neb.)
Linda Holland, Ed.D., RD, LD, S.N.S. (Ga.)
Pao Ying Hsiao, PhD, MS, RD, LDN (Pa.)

 

Luanne Hughes, MS, RDN (N.J.)
Patricia Jardack, MS, RDN (Calif.)
Lindsey Joe, RDN, LDN (Tenn.)
Melinda Kelsey, Dietetic Student (Mo.)
Katrina Kormanik, BS (Conn.)
Kimberly Kramer, RDN, LDN (Ill.)
Lauren Landfried, MS, RD, LD (Mo.)
Erin Laurie, MS, RDN, LD (Kan.)
Anne Lauterjung, RDN, LDN, CDE (Ill.)
Judith Lazo, RD (N.J.)
Fiona Lewis, DrPH, MS, RD (Ala.)
Alana Marrero Gonzalez, LND, MHSN (P.R.)
Danielle Matthies, RD (Ill.)
Krysta McGinnis, BS (Mo.)
Lyvette Mercado Vélez, Dietetic Intern (P.R.)
Meagan Moyer, MPH, RD, LD (Ga.)
Amber Reynolds, MS, RDN, LDN (Tenn.)

 

Kelly Devine Rickert, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN (Ill.)
Mary Riggins, MS, RD, CDE (Va.)
Alicia Rossman, RD, LD, RYT (N.H.)
Kelly Schriver, MS, RD, LDN (Ga.)
Alyssa Slater, BS (Mo.)
Sarah Smith, BS, RDN (Calif.)
Molly Stenberg, RD, LN (Mont.)
Kathryn Thompson, RDN, LD (Iowa)
Regina Tillman-Scott, MS, RD (N.Y.)
Melissa White, MS, MPH, RD, LD (Mo.)
Christine Wilde, RD, CD (Wis.)
Stefanie Williams, RD (Pa.)
Tracy Williams, BS (Ill.)
Beth Young, MS, RD (N.J.)
Kimberly Young, MS, RDN, LD (Idaho)
Courtney Young, MS, RD, LDN (Fla.)