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Food service workers lauded for focus on nutrition
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The people who serve more meals in a single day than most homemakers will in a decade or more – the school nutrition employees of Warren County – celebrated a year of service, accomplishment and professional growth at their awards banquet Tuesday night.And there are few better ways to celebrate than with an appealing, nutritious meal, including the healthful alternatives: chicken – baked, not fried – lasagna, fruit salad and baked potato. The event, held at Warren County High School, was the annual recognition program of the Warren County School Nutrition Association, an affiliate of the American School Nutrition Program. Melissa Livesay, an administrative employee with the Warren County schools food service program and current president of the Tennessee School Nutrition Association, was keynote speaker.Besides promoting high-quality, healthful food choices for students, the organizations emphasize safety, both in food handling and accident prevention.