Lawrence, KANSAS – According to the statement, the national recognition took place during the National CACFP Sponsors Association’s 2022 National Child Nutrition Conference in Louisiana.
The National CACFP Sponsors Association serves as the national organization for sponsors who administer the USDA CACFP.
The executive director of Quality Care Services in El Dorado, Brooke Wolf, reportedly received the CACFP Inspire Trailblazer Award, which recognizes an organization or individual who successfully implemented innovative ideas and continued to administer the CACFP during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her name was announced on Wednesday, April 20.
The National CACFP Sponsors Association, which sponsors the award, received more than 500 nominations for the CACFP Inspire Awards.
Only 12 finalists were selected – four in each of three categories. The three categories are Collaboration, Trailblazer and Community.
The executive director of Day Care Connection in Lenexa, Valerie Cable, was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award during the National Child Nutrition Conference.
According to the statement, Cable has been working in the child nutrition career field for 40 years.