Seventeen Illinois schools were awarded $1,000 grants from the MilkPEP Breakfast Blitz campaign. The grants support school breakfast programs via Fuel Up to Play 60, and when schools expand breakfast, dairy sales increase! Illinois had 17 of the top 250 schools nationwide in the campaign blitz.
The St. Louis Rams Rewards Training Camp will reward students and program advisors from Fuel Up to Play 60 schools that accomplish specific goals. The event is scheduled for April 19 at the Rams Training Park in the St. Louis area. Students from eastern Missouri and western Illinois will be eligible to attend the day-long event, which will feature activities to reinforce the importance of nutrition and physical activity, an opportunity to share successes from their schools with others, and a cur
We begin the New Year energized by the growing participation in Fuel Up to Play 60. We have enthusiasm for the Breakfast Blitz (mentioned above) in Illinois! The importance of breakfast is highlighted in the Top 2013 Trends of the Lempert Report.