Latest National Dairy Council Stories

2014-07-16 08:27:19

Partnering with GENYOUth Foundation and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Leaders in School-Based H&W Initiatives PURCHASE, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the PepsiCo Foundation announced two grants geared towards improving the health and wellness of America's kids through the power of physical activity and good nutrition. The grants, totaling $1.25 million USD, support the GENYOUth Foundation's flagship program, Fuel Up to Play 60, and the United Way of Metropolitan...

2014-07-16 08:24:49

Partners look to reimagine nutrition and physical activity in the school environment via new collaborations, student empowerment and cutting-edge science ARLINGTON, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, more than 900 students and thought leaders will gather and recommit their support for healthy change in America's schools at the Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Summit, and the GENYOUth Foundation Nutrition + Physical Activity Learning Connection Summit and Fuel Up-Play-Learn...

2014-07-14 08:26:48

Fuel Up(TM) Breakfast Grant Applications Accepted through Aug. 29, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills Foodservice and National Dairy Council® are partnering once again to help K-12 schools expand their breakfast programs by offering Fuel Up(TM) Breakfast Grants. The official call for entries kicks off today at the School Nutrition Association's 68(th) Annual National Conference in Boston, which brings together thousands of school nutrition professionals...

2014-06-09 16:26:41

Relaunch of Microsite Provides more Comprehensive Resource for Health Professionals and Food Bankers CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, in partnership with National Dairy Council® and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, today announced the digital update of the Healthy Food Bank Hub. The Healthy Food Bank Hub is an interactive microsite that provides tools and resources for both public...

2014-03-03 08:31:43

Fuel Up to Play 60, With Support From Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign and Dean Foods, Launches National Efforts to Help Make School Breakfast Accessible for All Students ROSEMONT, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fuel Up to Play 60--the nation's largest in-school wellness program--along with Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign and Dean Foods, launches the It Starts With School Breakfast campaign to increase school breakfast participation nationwide. Research...

2014-01-31 08:23:25

SAP's $3 million multi-year commitment to GENYOUth will advance student innovations to improve health and wellness in schools NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENYOUth Foundation-- a nonprofit dedicated to improving nutrition and physical activity in US schools, today announced that it has received a multi-year, $3 million-dollar commitment from SAP, a leading technology and innovation company. The investment by SAP will support youth entrepreneurship and efforts to improve...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.