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November 13, 2013 9:33 AM
Families gathering for a meal or hosting a celebration this season have a resource for recipes, entertaining and gift ideas on Pinterest. Midwest Dairy Association, which works on behalf of more than 9,100 dairy farm families across 10 states, recently launched The Gift of Dairy Holiday Pinterest Contest to help share ideas and recipes about gifting dairy this holiday season.
November 04, 2013 10:54 AM
After heading back to school this fall, students across the Midwest enjoyed creating their very own milk mustache poses for a chance to win Midwest Dairy Council’s Fuel Up with Milk World School Milk Day Contest.
You Call That a Move? NFL Stars Challenge Kids to Get Moving for the Fuel Up to Play 60 Make Your Move Campaign
October 29, 2013 8:00 AM
We cheer their moves every Sunday, Monday and Thursday on the football field, but do NFL players have the moves off the field? Fans can see for themselves today as Alfred Morris of the Washington Redskins, Corey Wootton of the Chicago Bears, Steve Smith and Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers team up with Fuel Up to Play 60 to launch Make Your Move – a campaign to inspire students, teachers, parents and community members to get active.
October 21, 2013 10:46 AM
Chris Chamberlain, a National Football League linebacker who’s played for the St. Louis Rams and New Orleans Saints, will visit Locust Grove Upper Elementary School on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, to reward the school for being selected as a National Finalist in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program’s Activity Scavenger Hunt Challenge.
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.
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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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