Congratulations to seventeen of our school for winning the USDA's Healthier U.S. School Challenge Award! The HUSSC Award is given to schools across the country for exemplary steps, leadership and team work used to make changes to the schools’ nutrition environment. This includes the quality of the foods served; the offering of more nutritious, healthier choices; and, enhancing their physical activity program.
Awards are given broze, silver, and gold. Winning schools receive a HUSSC award plaque, a banner to display, and a small monetary incentive award of $500 to $2000. The names of these schools are also added to the HUSSC awardees list on the Team Nutrition HUSSC website.
Here are the winners:
You joined him in walking 100 miles over the spring and summer. Now Mayor Karl Dean has a new Challenge for Nashvillians: join him in running or walking a 5K in November!And because every distance run requires training, the Challenge will host a nine-week series of training sessions at Metro parks all over town - starting this Saturday (September 10) at McCabe Park Commnity Center.Full details on the Challenge are in the flier and links below.