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March Monthly Message

Happy National Nutrition Month! I don’t know about you, but as soon as it’s March 1, even if the weather might not be cooperating, I think of spring. It’s like a new beginning, knowing that leaves and flowers and green grass will be showing up soon. Of course, it’s also National Nutrition Month [...]

By | 2018-03-05T12:23:34+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

February Monthly Message

February is a Time to Show our Appreciation for our Donors and Volunteers! It hit me that Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day this year, so for those of you who love chocolate but are giving it (or all desserts) up for Lent, it’s a dilemma. For those who [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:08:48+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

January Monthly Message

Starting Off 2018 with Record Fundraising, Critical Project Funding and Foundation Award Opportunities! Happy New Year! There’s always a feeling of excitement and anticipation that comes with starting a new year. And speaking of excitement, there are several Foundation-related bits of news about which I’m thrilled to report. First, pledges and collections for the Second [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:09:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

December Monthly Message

Our Foundation Makes a Significant Impact Through Scholarships, Awards and Research Grants! “I am so thankful to have received this scholarship, as it will help me to achieve my goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian.” Christie Sauer, MS Whenever I speak to someone who’s unfamiliar with the Academy Foundation and its good works, the [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:09:06+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

November Monthly Message

The Academy Foundation Thanks You for Your Support! Having just returned from FNCE® and celebrating the Academy’s 100-year anniversary, it’s hard not to feel exhilarated as well as proud – proud to be in our profession, to be an Academy member, and to be a Foundation donor. FNCE® 2017 attendees stepped up in a big [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:09:12+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

October Monthly Message

Our Foundation is Building the Pipeline of the Next Generation of RDNs! Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation scholarship recipients for 2017 were just announced. Thanks to your generosity, the total amount distributed will be nearly $500,000 this year. The Foundation is the largest provider of scholarships for nutrition and dietetics students [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:09:18+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

September Monthly Message

Let's Help Our Members in Need This is one of those “stop the presses” moments. I was all set to write this month’s Chair’s Message on a different topic, and then Hurricane Harvey hit Houston. By now, we’ve all seen photos of the devastation, and the first-hand reports - some from our own colleagues [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:09:24+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

August Monthly Message

Welcome to Kids Eat Right Month! August is often a busy month for everyone – especially parents. It’s a time to enjoy that last family vacation before kids have to go back to school. August is also Kids Eat Right Month. Kids Eat Right is a program started by the Academy and its Foundation [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:10:13+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

July Monthly Message

Independence, Sacrifice and Generosity! As I write this message, our good friends up north are celebrating Canada Day, and in particular, the 150th anniversary of Confederation, as we in the USA celebrate Independence Day. It’s a time to be grateful for the courage and steadfastness of those who went before us. What has always [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:10:21+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

June Monthly Message

Starting the New Year With Thanks As you know, June 1 is the start of the fiscal year for the Foundation, and so in this first message to you as incoming Chair, I want to express my gratitude. First, I am grateful for the leadership of the 2015-17 Foundation Chair, Jean Ragalie-Carr, RDN, LDN, FAND. [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:10:27+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments