Southeast states represented at Fuel Up to Play 60 student summit
July 24-27, 2017 – SUDIA Board of Directors Glen Easter (center left) and SUDIA School Health and Wellness Director Molly Szymanski (center right) pose with southeast Fuel Up to Play 60 student ambassadors and program advisors during the annual Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Summit. The summit, which took place late July in Minneapolis, Minn., brings together student leaders and educators from Fuel Up to Play 60 program across the country to connect and participate in leadership activities and skill-building exercises. Health and wellness experts, corporate leaders, NFL players and many others helped students and educators learn sustainable skills to improve the health and wellness environments of their schools.
SUDIA and GENYOUth Mississippi Impact Report 2017
7/26/2017 – GENYOUth and its related dairy-funded programs (Fuel Up to Play 60, NFL FLAG and AdVenture Capital) have been working hard with the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc. (SUDIA) to promote healthy eating and physical activity in Mississippi schools. In their latest impact report, SUDIA and GENYOUth demonstrate how dairy dollars go to work for the children of Mississippi.
Bone Health Campaign Kicks Off in Mississippi
5/12/2017 (Columbus, Miss.) – SUDIA staff member Stephanie Yow appeared on WCBI-TV Sunrise in Columbus, Miss. to talk about SUDIA’s new bone health campaign, “Bone-Gevity: Bones Built to Last.” May was National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, making it a great time to start the new campaign, which focuses on how dairy is essential for building strong bones and preventing osteoporosis.
Photo: Staffer Stephanie Yow talks about the role of dairy in preventing osteoporosis on WCBI-TV Sunrise in Columbus, Miss.
Health Benefits of Dairy Presented to 200 School Nurses
4/27/2017 (Jackson, Miss.) – SUDIA was a sponsor of the Mississippi School Nurses Association annual conference in Jackson, Miss. SUDIA staff members Stephanie Yow and Donna Speed provided information about the health benefits of dairy to 200 school nurses and informed them of resources and grant opportunities to help increase dairy consumption in their schools.
Photo: Staffers Stephanie Yow (left) and Donna Speed promote dairy at the Mississippi School Nurses annual conference in Jackson, Miss.
Dairy promoted to Mississippi pediatricians
4/21/2017 (Flowood, Miss.) – SUDIA was a sponsor of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics spring meeting in Flowood, Miss. SUDIA staff member Stephanie Yow attended and spoke with 70 pediatricians about the importance of the essential nutrients milk and dairy offer infants.
Photo: Staffer Stephanie Yow (right) shares dairy nutrient facts with pediatricians at the Mississippi Academy of Pediatrics spring meeting in Flowood, Miss.