Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, hosted a reception in her Dallas, Texas home on Thursday, December 1, 2016 to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy’s Second Century Initiative.

Thirty-eight Academy members and students from around the area attended, enjoying the evening with food and refreshments catered by culinary expert and Second Century supporter, Cindy Kleckner, RDN, LD, FAND. The group participated in a discussion around the Academy’s upcoming 100-year anniversary and the vision of the Second Century.

During the reception, Neva expressed her appreciation for the Academy and Foundation over the years and showed her commitment to the future by announcing she and her husband, Don, were pledging $100,000 toward the Second Century efforts.

She made an impassioned plea for Second Century support, letting her guests know gifts of any size were very much appreciated and needed to support a bold new vision of the future that will position registered dietitian nutritionists as leading the charge to improve nutritional health world-wide.

We encourage you to click donate and select Second Century to make a gift on-line. As a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this is your opportunity to make a significant impact on the future and donate to the Second Century.

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