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November 26, 2012

Overdue Time Study Reports

The following clinics/agencies have overdue time study reports for October; Superior clinic, Teton agency and Blackfeet agency. Please turn these into Bernadette today! Thank you.

VENA Volunteers Needed

We are looking for 1-2 volunteers to work on the changes to VENA in an upcoming M-SPIRIT release. The working session will be held on January 13, 2013. It is expected to be an all-day session. If you would like to volunteer to participate, please submit your name to Chris.

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training December 4-5, 2012

The training is fast approaching! If you have not registered for the BPCP Training in December, please do so. Approval for IBCLC CERPs are 4-L and 3.75-R. WIC CEUs will be 10.25. For a copy of the registration form, please click here.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Please find attached opportunities for both CLC’s and RD’s from MAWA. Check with Chris about WIC CEUs.

Coping With Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association has a free handbook for women with diabetes. For more information about how your participants can request the handbook, please click here.

Mini-Grant for Schools from Montana Team Nutrition

MT Team Nutrition Program announced the “Let’s Get Kids Cooking Mini Grant Program” to support MT schools (in classes, after school programs or clubs) and teach children food preparation skills. Through a competitive application process, eight $500 mini-grants will be awarded to MT school districts participating in a National School Meals Programs.

The deadline applications submission is January 7, 2013. Share this information with your local schools. For a copy of the grant letter, please click here and for the application form, click here.

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