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Budget-Friendly Marketing Techniques to Boost Breakfast & Lunch Participation

Promoting meals and target items can increase participation in school meals, but many districts don’t have the financial means to spend a lot on marketing. In this webinar, Dana Boler, the previous School Nutrition Director at Jackson County Central Schools in Jackson, MN, will share budget-friendly ways to market your lunch and breakfast programs, including the use of social media and collaborations with students.

Through this webinar, attendees will learn:

1. Why marketing can increase participation

2. Free and inexpensive marketing techniques

3. How to use social media to market their program

4. How to incorporate students and classes to promote their programs

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