SPOKANE, Wash. - While your child may
not eat 6-thousand calories a day like an Olympian, what they do eat throughout
the day can set the tone for the rest of their lives.
Today lawmakers are
gathering in Spokane to look at nutrition in schools across the
The conference theme
"You Are the Voice of Child Nutrition...Can You Hear Me Now?" emphasizes the
need for healthy food preparation, training in regulation changes and showing
off the newest menu items.
Spokane Mayor David
Condon is scheduled to speak the first day of the conference.
The conference is
taking place at the Doubletree Hotel - Spokane City Center from July 30 - August
1, with exhibits being held on Tuesday at the Group Health Exhibit