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“Building Healthier Persons and Communities”: June 5-7 NC CACFP Conference

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services will host its 2013 child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Shaping Futures Conference:  “Buildingboy with carrot Healthier Persons and Communities in North Carolina”  June 5 -7, 2013 at the Sheraton Imperial in Durham. This conference is for child and adult day care providers, food service companies, childcare cooks, community organizations, businesses, and for state/federal agencies working on nutrition and physical activity for children and adults across the State. 

Some of the conference highlights are…

  • a special cooking track with hands-on demonstrations for center directors, cooks, nutritionists, and food service companies
  •  sessions on physical activity with the Let’s All Play Program from the Clay Aiken Foundation, BeActive Kids of NC, and Hoopersize with KidTribe.
  • Workshops on starting vegetable gardens, Farm to Preschool programs, teaching kids to enjoy healthy foods and more
  •  Guest Speakers include Don Arnette with the USDA, Laura Gerald with NC DHHS, and Shellie Phofl with the President’s Council on Exercise

Details on registration and exhibiting are online, and the early bird registration rate of $99 is available until May 10. Check out the full agenda here.


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