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GENYOUth Foundation Kicks Off National Series of Learning Connecton “Town Halls” to Engage Community Leaders in Advancing School Wellness and Academic Success
October 15, 2013 7:00 AM
GENYOUth Foundation, along with its collaborating partners, is launching a series of Town Hall meetings across the country throughout the 2013-14 school year to address child health in the school environment and the community. The Town Halls aim to accomplish three things - support better learning, reinforce schools as a focal point for action and get help for schools.
October 08, 2013 9:51 AM
Hunger-Free Minnesota announced today that it is launching a statewide School Breakfast Challenge to increase participation in the School Breakfast Program among low-income Minnesota students. The School Breakfast Challenge will be launched with a ceremonial event held at Pillsbury Elementary School on October 9, 2013 at 7:00 a.m.
September 20, 2013 11:54 AM
After heading back to school this fall, students across the Midwest will be asked to create their very own milk mustache poses for a chance to win Midwest Dairy Council's Fuel Up with Milk World School Milk Day Contest, open from Sept. 18 to Oct. 2, 2013.
September 11, 2013 10:43 AM
After a busy year of leading her peers to make healthier choices, Kylie Kasprick, a Fuel Up to Play 60 Alumni Student Ambassador, will receive Brooklyn Park’s Good Citizenship Award from Mayor Jeff Lunde at the city council meeting on Monday, September 23, at 7 p.m.
August 21, 2013 10:30 PM
MarJenna McWilliam, a 20-year-old college student from Winger, Minn., representing Polk County, was crowned the 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds August 21.
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Mike Kruger is CEO of Midwest Dairy Association, the dairy checkoff organization representing and funded by 20 percent of the nation’s dairy farmers.
Jerry Messer of Beaver Creek Ranch farms in Richardton, North Dakota with three of his brothers: Mark, Greg and Scott and their spouses.
Corporate Board officers for Midwest Dairy Association are, from left to right, back row: Jerry Messer, Allen Merrill; front row: Ken Herbranson, Dan Grunhovd.
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