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Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
19:21
Welcome! Please introduce yourself by typing your name, position, and where you work into the chat box. Also, what's one holiday tradition you're continuing or adapting this year?
Rebecca Ward
20:17
Good morning! Rebecca Ward, Acalanes SD. Making smoked sturgeon dip for NYE!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
20:19
Welcome! Please introduce yourself by typing your name, position, and where you work into the chat box. Also, what's one holiday tradition you're continuing or adapting this year?
Hollie Hillard
20:30
Hollie Hillard, Kitchen Manager, Sand Creek Michigan Making Cheeseballs with my family
Brook Stephenson
20:34
Brook Stephenson, FSD, Santa Maria Joint Union High school-CA,
Noi Whitener
20:46
Good Morning, this is Noi Whitener from Chawanakee Unified School District Food Service Manager.
Janette Broda
20:46
Janette Broda, NCDPI, homemade Christmas pickles!!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
20:48
Mickinzie Lopez, LunchAssist - Cutting down our own Christmas tree!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
20:50
My name is Alexa Norstad. I’m the Director of Programs and the Center for Ecoliteracy. My family is practicing a LOT of gratitude this holiday season. We started all the way back in March!
DEBBIE AUSTIN
20:52
Debbie Austin Mountain view Whisman School District
Rosa Rubio
20:55
Rosa Rubio from Calistoga JUSD
MARISOL CORTEZ
20:55
Marisol Cortez, Temple City Unified School District
Melody Rollison
20:56
Melody Rollison
Regina Salmon
20:57
Regina Salmon, Fortuna, CA
Polly Houston
21:00
Polly Houston - Lennox School District
Stephanie Bruce
21:00
Stephanie Bruce, Palm Springs USD - Hot Chocolate bombs!!!!!!
Laurel Goins
21:06
Laurel Goins Lucia mar Unified.
Amy Hedrick-Farr
21:08
Amy Hedrick-Farr, Director at Santa Cruz City Schools. Making cheesecakes!
Erin Primer
21:09
Good morning! Erin Primer from San Luis Coastal (FSD) - I love this time of year - listening to holiday music and driving around to see lights with my fam :)
Lisa White
21:11
Lisa White, San Ramon Valley Unified
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
21:12
What is a hot chocolate bomb?!?!
Annie Aung
21:12
Annie Aung-Wiseburn USD
Robert Lewis
21:14
Dr. Robert, Sant Clarita, CEO, celebrates the tradition of watching every version of a Christmas Carol.
Sarah Prince
21:16
Sarah Prince - McMinn County School District, TN
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
21:16
Stephanie, I want one of your hot chocolate bombs!!
K’Lynn Mitchell
21:21
K’Lynn Mitchell, Dietetic Intern, decorating my living room with grandma, will try to do a hot chocolate charcuterie for something new!
Cynthia Long
21:22
Cindy Long, Loleta School...making cookies
Jessica Shelly
21:22
Jessica Shelly ... Director of Student Dining at Cincinnati Public Schools (OH). Looking forward to Christmas Eve Midnight Mass (virtually, of course)
Suzanne Yamanishi
21:23
Suzanne Yamanishi, Food Service Manager, Southside School in Hollister, Letting my kids do the decorating this year (16 & 18 year olds)
Nadia Kelem
21:23
Nadia Kelem, FoodCorps/ Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network, (Bend, Oregon) - virtual menorah lighting with my family
Jeremy Milarsky
21:27
Jeremy Milarsky, Univ of Missouri / No Kid Hungry Missouri. We had salmon instead of turkey for Thanksgiving this year, which actually worked out well. :-)
Naomi Shadwell
21:28
Naomi Shadwell, San Marcos USD. Lots of baking!
Suzanne King
21:29
Suzie King, Cotati-Rohnert Park USD, Food Service Coordinator
GAIL GOUSHA
21:29
Gail Gousha, Hunger Free Kids, San Diego Hunger Coalition
DEBBIE AUSTIN
21:29
Baking fancy cakes and chocolate covered strawberries
Melody Rollison
21:30
Melody Rollison - Food Service Coordinator Dixie County, FL
Marianne Heuchert
21:30
Marianne Heuchert, Office Manger for Food Service Dept (for Bethany Markee). For the Holiday just trying not to take for granted family time)
Eric Enciso
21:32
Eric Enciso, Director Nutrition Services, Colton Joint USD - California - Playing Games After Dinner
Amy Garfinkel
21:33
Hello! Amy Garfinkel, CA Dept. of Food and Ag, Farm to School Network Lead.
Darlene Morrow
21:38
Good Morning, Darlene Morrow, Prosser, Wa. Director. This year we put up the Christmas tree before Thanksgiving!!!
Antoinette Pearce
21:48
Antoinette Pearce, Assistant Director, Compton Unified School District
Erica Lee
21:50
Good Morning! Erica Lee, Student Wellness Coordinator, Robla School District--Christmas pajamas!
Noi Whitener
21:50
I'm going for a real Christmas tree this year, while there's still some up in the mountains where I live, especially after the horrid fires.
Emma Finn
21:59
Emma Finn with Friends of the Earth here. I'm celebrating all the way across the country in Florida this year, so I won't be seeing snow, but I'll still be making a Buche de Noel!
Emily Cena
22:01
Emily Cena, Director of Food & Nutrition, Ramona Unified School District (San Diego County). Lighting Advent candles before dinner each night
Rachel Waugh
22:02
Hi everyone! Rachel Waugh, Online Programs Coordinator for the Chef Ann Foundation. Candlemaking!
Micha James
22:06
Micha James, NS Director, MPUSD. Rethinking NYE!
Beth Haas
22:06
Beth Haas Nebraska Dept. Ed building virtual gingerbread house with my grandchildren.
Jamie Anderson
22:07
Good morning from Banta School District!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
22:08
Welcome! If you just joined, please introduce yourself by typing your name, position, and where you work into the chat box. Also, what's one holiday tradition you're continuing or adapting this year?
Kristin Hilleman
22:09
Hello,
Susan Delgado
22:12
Susan Delgado, Director, Mountain View School District - We continue with our traditional Danish Christmas meal on Christmas day.
Amanda Bast
22:15
Amanda Bast, Nutrition Coordinator for SFE in partnership with Ferguson-Florissant School District in MO. :)
Kristin Hilleman
22:20
Kristin Hilleman from Capistrano USD
Abby Halperin | Center for Ecoliteracy
22:20
Morning! Abby Halperin from the Center for Ecoliteracy. One holiday tradition: latkes!
Lynley Connor
22:21
Lynley Connor, COO TopNotch Catering, giving memories rather than gifts:)
Geri Lorenzana
22:24
Geri Lorenzana, Mountain View School District, Nutrition Specialist. Charlie Brown Christmas special!
Julia Oberst
22:24
Julia Oberst, Coordinator of Food Nutrition Services, School Board of Levy County, Florida
Christina Hecht
22:33
Hi everyone, happy December! Christina Hecht at UC Nutrition Policy Institute. Christmas cookie baking! Candlelight. Appreciating our family & friends from afar this year.
MaryAnn Mills
22:34
MaryAnn Mills, Program Manager, CalFresh Healthy Living, UC
Joe Shumate
22:35
Joe Shumate, Director of Communications, San Diego Hunger Coalition. Making latkes and playing dreidel with the little ones!
Leigh Ann Bozung
22:37
Hello, good morning. Lakeside California here!
Nora Stewart
23:00
Nora Stewart, Program Manager for Farm to Institution Center at Community Health Improvement Partners in San Diego, CA. I also love Christmas cookie baking!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
23:20
Find out more about LunchAssist PRO here: https://www.lunchassist.org/join
mmurphy
23:25
Good Morning! Melinda Murphy, Dietary Manager, San Diego Center for Children.
Kristin Hilleman
23:34
Our holiday tradition is to have A Christmas Story on for the 24 hours it runs on Christmas Day :-)
ANNA FISHER
23:58
Anna Fisher, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, School Nutrition Program Coordinator. Looking forward to Holiday baking
Krysta Williams | Center for Ecoliteracy
25:16
Good morning everyone! Krysta from Center for Ecoliteracy. I’m looking forward to making holiday cookies and cinnamon rolls!
Micha James
25:32
Congratulations Leyla!!!
Erin Primer
26:07
Congrats to Leyla and Jen!!
Emma Finn
26:07
GAAAHHHHH!!!!!!! WHAT AN ADORABLE BEBE! Congrats, Jen!
Susan Dalandan
26:17
Susan Dalandan, Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council, PA
Nora Stewart
26:18
Congratulations to Leyla and Jen!!
Marianne Heuchert
26:19
congrats Jen!!!!
Amanda Mascia
26:20
Congratulations, both!
Christina Hecht
26:22
Woohoo!! Congrats to you both!!
Suzanne King
26:25
Congratulations, Layla and family!
Noi Whitener
26:26
Best Wishes to you Leyla, and Merry Christmas!
Kristin Hilleman
26:29
Congratulations!!!
Emily Cena
26:31
Such wonderful news, ladies! :)
Naomi Shadwell
26:33
Congratulations, Jen and family! She's beautiful!
Carolyn Vega
26:34
So beautiful!!! Congrats, Jen! And you will be missed, Leyla!
Lily Ivanov
26:38
Congrats Jen!! She is too cute!
Susan Dalandan
26:40
Congrats, Jen! Real hope for our future!
Brenda Ruiz
26:43
awww! congratulations!
Melody Rollison
26:49
Congratulations!
Frances Montoya
26:50
What a Beautiful Baby!
Cassandra Bahr
26:56
Congratulations Jen! So happy for you.
Geri Lorenzana
27:09
Beautiful Little Blessing for the New Year! Congratulations!
Miguel Villarreal
27:26
CONGRTULATIONS to you and your beautiful family!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
27:45
Register for next month’s call: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/upYtde-uqTIp5W3YWMxHDzNjEWcAj6n7Fg
Debbi Dodson
29:26
I would like that persimmon and apple salad recipe. Sounds delicious.
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
29:40
See their recipe and newsletter here: https://srvusd-ca.schoolloop.com/file/1531973258656/1589354172769/1649062784188674361.pdf
Debbi Dodson
29:57
Thanks Alexa.
Polly Houston
30:08
Congratulations!
Michael Jochner
31:04
Christmas Hams - make it happen for your districts!!
Nora Stewart
31:44
Wow Lynley! Really wonderful to see the great impact of Top Notch!
Christina Hecht
32:06
Love it all :-) You all are amazing.
Cassandra Bahr
32:24
So inspiring!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
33:23
QUESTION: What is the limit on number of days you can served at one time in your State?
Lynley Connor
33:29
Thank you so much Lunch Assist and everyone! Team effort always :)
Suzanne King
34:02
California allows us to send out 7 days
GAIL GOUSHA
34:09
CA is only 7 days per Gurjeet today
Brook Stephenson
34:55
Will that push back all ARs a year?
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
36:10
For those interested in the P-EBT Extension resources:P-EBT Extension FAQs: https://www.scusd.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/p-ebt_extension_faq.pdf?1605035395P-EBT Extension Flyers: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/home/pandemic-ebt
Rebecca Ward
36:25
volume keeps bugging out
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
36:26
Brook, are you in California? it probably will, we are following closely any updates on ARs, stay tuned!
Frances Montoya
36:28
Will Pre K be included for P-EBT 2.0?
Kat Soltanmorad
36:38
P-EBT support has been challenging. We have parents who never received their first card. Local Calfresh offices do not provide support.
Rebecca Ward
37:15
for PBT .2 we should have new families complete the new form in order to be eleigilbe for it?
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
37:36
USDA FNS Documents & Resources: https://www.fns.usda.gov/resources?keywords=&f%5B0%5D=program%3A9069&page=0
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
37:44
USDA Off-site Monitoring Fact Sheets for CN Programs: https://www.fns.usda.gov/cn/site-monitoring-fact-sheets-child-nutrition-programs
Amanda Mascia
37:44
Brenda, where did you get confirmation about AltIncome Forms for P-EBT? We had heard it was likely they’d be accepted because they were the last time, but not 100% because a plan had not been submitted from the state…
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
37:50
Rebecca, there is a P-EBT Helpline
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
37:57
P-EBT Cardholder SupportFamilies that have already received a P-EBT card and need assistance with PINset up, need to request a replacement card, or did not receive their card in the mail as expected, may contact the P-EBT Helpline at (877) 328-9677 office for help.
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
37:58
Details about the Proposed Rule: https://www.fns.usda.gov/cn/fr-112520 (comments currently being accepted)
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
38:17
You can take the Center for Ecoliteracy’s survey here to tell California policymakers about your budget deficits and why they should provide more funding for school food in the January Budget: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Dec2020StateFundingforSchoolFood
Susan Dalandan
38:19
P-EBT 2.0 will include children 0-5 (daycare), but USDA has not issued guidance yet, according to our state update from USDA on Tuesday.
Kat Soltanmorad
38:29
Also families who had issues with birthdate or mailing address, finally received their card only to try to use it ...no funds. The P-EBT office shared the funds were there for a limited time? Anyone else experiencing this?
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
38:33
No Kid Hungry Grant Application: http://bestpractices.nokidhungry.org/resource/increase-food-security-among-young-children-0-5-years-old-grant-opportunity
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
38:42
Link to register for No Kid Hungry Grant Webinar: https://strength.zoom.us/j/93344888243
Christina Hecht
38:48
Hi everyone, this one is for you! Believe it or not, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) was signed by President Barack Obama 10 years ago on December 13th!Schools and school districts — YOU ALL! — have gone above and beyond to implement changes from the HHFKA, like incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables in meals, reduce sodium, increase access, update local wellness policies and offer healthier snacks. To celebrate 10 years of the HHFKA, Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is showcasing the great work of school foodservice programs across the nation on their social media platforms!Please take advantage of this opportunity to give yourselves a shout out and be featured on the CSPI social media pages. Interested school nutrition programs should fill out this form by December 8th:See the pages:https://www.facebook.com/cspinethttps://twitter.com/cspihttps://www.instagram.com/cspi_nutritionaction/
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
39:01
Farm to School Grant Application: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329449
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
39:23
CDC Healthy Schools Partner Promotion Toolkit: https://spark.adobe.com/page/skpch0hssBNLD/
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
39:48
School Food Service Safety Precautions for School Nutrition Programs: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Vjt8SwfVp2eSg9VIYfEBUNhk1fIiUVe7/view?usp=sharing
Caitlin Merlo
39:53
Thank you for sharing the CDC Partner toolkit!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
40:41
Register for the Healthy, Climate-friendly School Food Webinar Series: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrfumgrD0tHNJEcHCKDXMS9OnUh3v8mxQP
Elizabeth Vaughan
40:42
Thanks for sharing!! foe.org/schoolfoodwebinars for registration
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
41:12
Thank you everyone for sharing your resources :)
Stephanie Bruce
42:25
Kristin is a ROCKSTAR!!!!
Brenda Ruiz
43:44
@francesmontoya unknown at this time. that is the plan to include preK in 2.0 but awaiting USDA guidance.
Frances Montoya
44:03
Thank you!
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
44:09
Thank you for responding to that question Chef Brenda!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
45:44
Uh oh
Laurel Goins
45:55
gumby-fy… best description ever!
Miguel Villarreal
46:28
Friday, March 13th is burnt into our minds forever more!
Patricia Baugus
46:29
Gumby-fy-- totally agree!
Lisa White
47:37
Miguel, I agree! "Friday, March 13th is burnt into our minds forever more!"
Stephanie Bruce
48:12
And that is the challenge!! Well versed Kristin. COVID Fatigue is real and our staff is feeling it more and more as each day passes.
Vikeshni Diyal
49:21
Staff shortage is a major issue for us. Too much change and work and not even staff
Darlene Morrow
50:35
Yes it is a challenge!!!!! We are burnt out!!!!
Patricia Baugus
51:19
did Bob just say 'bumpin' butts'? perfect!
Christina Hecht
51:36
Please share your stories, such as those Kristin and Bob are sharing, with your elected officials, particularly at the federal level. They need to hear from you! Call your representative’s office and ask which staffer has the nutrition or schools portfolio. Then just send a short story with this type of information. Thanks, everyone!
Ana Grajeda
51:39
Good Morning Everyone we have been working outside since the pandemic started here in Los Angeles. Its been a change for everyone. But to see our families get there food and a smile on their faces its great (from LAAAE) Let's keep it strong beautiful people we have made a difference gumby-fy :). Positive thoughts helping each other, sympathy, love, understanding ect. so much we have done & still manage to do everyday,
Jess Simonson | Center for Ecoliteracy
52:04
This midwestern accent is making me feel awful nostalgic for home. So great to have a diversity of locations on this panel!
Amanda Mascia
52:31
Agree, Jess! Bob sounds like my Uncles!
Anna Severns
54:19
such a beautiful idea for community empowerment and engagement!
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
55:31
Thank you Ana Grajeda for such a nice and empowering note!
Susan Dalandan
55:36
Staff shortage and short budgets are a real issue. Our state task force call on Tuesday had the USDA on talking about P-EBT 2.0. The program seems geared to an alternative to schools providing meals, can be used for virtual and hybrid school situations. The flip side is loss of income for school food personnel. It is an awful question, but Is there a point school food service goes to furlough, especially in smaller districts?
Amanda Mascia
55:51
YAY for pierogis!
Jess Simonson | Center for Ecoliteracy
55:55
Yaaaaas!
Patricia Baugus
55:57
you need to watch Gerry Brooks. Y'all love his accent!
Lynley Connor
55:58
Everyone loves pierogis!!
Debbi Dodson
56:07
Love pierogis! Thanks for supporting local businesses!
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
56:26
Who doesn’t love pierogies!?
Susan Dalandan
56:47
How did you navigate the vendor process in supporting local business? That is a real challenge in PA.
Markee-Orcutt, CA School District
57:19
Please, I want a kale periogi!!!! I am from Maine & Massachusetts originally.....YUM!
Stephanie Bruce
57:31
@Susan Dalandan. I used emergency purchasing in the beginning and now are on RFP's with local farmers.
Miguel Villarreal
58:04
Awesome work Bob. Shout out from California.
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
58:40
@susandalandan Thank you for the information on P-EBT. Hoping we can hear from other districts on your question about furloughs..
Ana Grajeda
58:45
Bob Great Job
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
59:24
What a powerful shift in your decision-making process and the positive impact it had on your team!
Lynley Connor
59:30
100% agree with Bob. Covid has brought the team effort energy alive everyday.
Teresa Rogers
59:39
Love stop making decisions in the office and start making them in the kitchen!
Suzanne King
59:56
The kitchen is where it's at!
Michael Jochner
01:00:00
Very inspiring Bob! Can't lead from atop the mountain. Way to go!!
Susan Dalandan
01:00:15
Ditto on the planning in advance. CEO of Land o Lakes says their corporate planning during COVID is a day at a time and think out no longer than a week!
Susan Dalandan
01:00:22
Love your passion, Bob!
Vikeshni Diyal
01:00:25
Collective and shared leadership is the best way to go!!
Markee-Orcutt, CA School District
01:00:26
I have used CARES funds to pay for our emergency portable freezer, that is currently outside of our central kitchen.
Amanda Mascia
01:00:54
“Prepare to improvise!” Is great advice I’ve been given :)
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:01:26
So great to see engagement in the chatbox, we love to read your comments! :) keep them coming! we will share the recording of this call and the chatbox on the follow-up email.
Debbi Dodson
01:03:57
Great teams are the result of great leaders.
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:04:05
Let’s all get t-shirts: “A Celebration of Collaboration”
Vikeshni Diyal
01:05:12
Are you putting all 7 breakfast and 7 lunches in a bigger plastic bag before giving it out?
Amanda Bast
01:05:39
Would love to hear anyone’s thoughts on how they’ve been able to show employee appreciation with the new COVID situation. We used to do holiday parties, but not an option nowadays. Anyone have any ideas?
Suzie King
01:05:45
We use a combination of plastic t-shirt bags and brown bags.
Ana Grajeda
01:06:10
we usually put the meals in one bag, milk & fruit in another bag.
Vikeshni Diyal
01:06:14
That is question for Bob. Are people still serving a hot lunch at the curb?
Frances Montoya
01:06:36
We are doing a zoom Christmas Party.
Michael Jochner
01:06:40
MHUSD had custom water bottles made through Amazon. $3ea with our logo.
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:08:08
Thanks Vikeshni, we'll ask your question to Bob. If anyone ask any questions for the panelist we'll have time at the end, you can write your questions here or feel free to unmute yourself once we open it up for questions.
Frances Montoya
01:08:46
I did a zoom meeting with all staff and we did a Vision Board project. Everyone was at home and we gave them bags with project items in it. We gave them Microwave popcorn to pop while we were working on our Boards.
Ana Grajeda
01:08:51
Employee appreciation we took picture and put them in google classroom & on our facebook & instragram social media to congratulate our team as a thank you note.
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:09:20
Frances - love the popcorn idea!
Frances Montoya
01:09:49
It was a break from the normal meeting/training. Just something to look ahead to envision happier days.
Miguel Villarreal
01:09:57
Yes, more frequent CN site staff zoom meetings have helped in staying connected. Love the idea of a Christmas\Winter Holiday Zoom gathering.
Amanda Bast
01:10:00
Thank you everyone!
Robert Lewis
01:10:01
Good point about Thanksgiving. We are missing a few employees. I can't imagine being off for 3 weeks at Christmas. What will staffing be?
Angelica Castañon
01:10:06
Can the panelists say more about how they collaborated with their respective unions? If it was already addressed, please ignore this =)
Amanda Mascia
01:10:11
Can we ask our Ohio peeps about the policy in Ohio to serve more than 7 days worth of meals over the holiday?
Amanda Mascia
01:10:50
CDE is saying they are seeking guidance from USDA, so it would be great if we could let our CA people know of another state’s ability to serve more than 7 days over the holidays
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:11:04
Anybody doing holiday deliveries to kitchens? Maybe delivering candy canes, cookies, or popcorn to staff? Sweet treats to surprise and delight?
Noi Whitener
01:11:55
That's a Great Idea!
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
01:12:58
Great Job to both panelists! Love that we are all going through this together and can be there to support and share with one another!
Robert Lewis
01:13:46
LOL
Noi Whitener
01:13:49
LOL!!!
Frances Montoya
01:13:54
LOL
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:13:54
Truth!
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
01:13:59
Yep!
Debbi Dodson
01:14:06
A sense of humor always wins the day.
Ana Grajeda
01:14:06
:) lol
Frances Montoya
01:14:20
That’s Awesome!
Ana Grajeda
01:14:22
Smile smile smile while we do this
Miguel Villarreal
01:15:42
We are putting together a "self-care" package for our site staff for the holidays. We are including seaweed from a local merchant. Seaweed can be used in a bath or in a recipe. There will be other products, perhaps local wine, now that I'm listening to Bob.
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:16:04
Such a great idea, Miguel!
Erin Primer
01:18:34
So glad we got to "meet" Bob today - refreshing - thank you :)
Amanda Mascia
01:18:48
That was a great article, if a bit stark! Thank you for putting yourself out there on it.
Lynley Connor
01:19:12
L to the third power :)
Robert Lewis
01:19:34
Bob is my new hero.
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:19:52
Stories can be so powerful. Thank you all for sharing.
Stephanie Bruce
01:20:05
Love anyone from OHIO. Bob is now my favorite Ohioan!!
Beth Haas
01:20:06
Great job panelist, Thank you
Noi Whitener
01:20:07
That's Awesome BOB! Thanks for sharing all so Positive!
Lauren Thomas
01:20:19
Bob is the bomb :)
Angelica Castañon
01:20:32
Thank you Bob and Kristin!
Vikeshni Diyal
01:20:46
Thank you Bob and Kristin
Laurel Goins
01:21:02
we are offering a winter break family meal box. on track to offer 40,000 meals in one day for the break!
Robert Lewis
01:21:20
Thank you, Kristin, for your amazing PP&L work!
Miguel Villarreal
01:21:28
Keep up the great work on PP&L Kristin! Critical work!
Polly Houston
01:22:31
Thank you Kristin for all your CSNA PP & L work.
Noi Whitener
01:22:34
Kristin Great Information, Thank you so much, you and Bob are Great with all your sharing! :)
Erin Primer
01:24:08
Great content today - thank you all!
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:24:25
Laurel, that's awesome, are you doing 7-days in one kit?
Stephanie Bruce
01:25:14
AMEN BOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Laurel Goins
01:25:31
Everyone pinkie swear not to tell!!!
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:25:32
Respectfully :D
Stephanie Bruce
01:25:36
Shhh Don't tell. So are we!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Christina Lawson
01:25:39
Good for you BOB!!! Your secret is safe!!!
Noi Whitener
01:25:59
I knew BOB was like Santa Claus :)
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:26:01
Your secret is safe with us! 🤐
Beth Kujawa
01:26:05
I worry about families have storage space for 14 days worth of meals.
Ana Grajeda
01:26:11
Awesome Bob Shhhhh
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
01:26:18
Awesome! Thank you for sharing your and being so bold!
Debbi Dodson
01:26:23
LOL
Sally Spero
01:26:25
Kind of a shame we have to lie to do the right thing for the families
Ana Grajeda
01:27:22
we have work under whatever weather is coming we are there with everything lol
Miguel Villarreal
01:28:16
Agree with you Sally Spero!
Michael Jochner
01:29:35
7 days in CA, but with a 2 week break coming and meal pattern waiver, portion size is subjective.... *wink*
Sarah Prince
01:29:39
right there with you Bob
Robert Lewis
01:29:40
Amen
Robert Lewis
01:30:14
We gave them cards and chocolate bars.
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:32:20
Good point, Michael! those are meal pattern waivers are huge help
Debbi Dodson
01:33:16
This was a great conversation!
Jamie Anderson
01:33:25
I am having custom covid cookies made for my staff
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:33:26
Thank you everyone for joining us today!!
Rebecca Ward
01:33:26
Yes! thank you both very much!!
Jamie Anderson
01:33:34
Thanks everyone!
Susan Dalandan
01:33:34
I am sure that members of the community would contribute to thank you efforts! Our community has a windchime in center square and the Chamber paid for the ornaments with workers names engraved on them!
Amanda Bast
01:33:36
Thank you Bob & Kristin!
Suzie King
01:33:36
Thank you, Bob and Kristin! A very happy holiday season to everyone.
Brenda Ruiz
01:33:40
thank you!
Frances Montoya
01:33:53
Good Job Everyone!
Bob Gorman
01:34:18
Thank you everyone! Take care and be well
Kristin Hilleman
01:34:22
Happy Holidays Everyone!! Thank you all for all you do!!
Rebecca Ward
01:34:59
That means we need to have any new participents fill out that form in order to participate?
Rebecca Ward
01:35:20
yes please!
Suzie King
01:35:35
I have the same question as Rebecca Ward.
Paloma Perez Bertrand I LunchAssist
01:38:10
Happy Holidays!
Polly Houston
01:38:14
Happy Holidays and Thank you
Alexa Norstad | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:38:15
Thank you, everyone!! Happy holidays!
Miguel Villarreal
01:38:18
Happy Holidays!
Ana Grajeda
01:38:27
Happy Holidays Everyone