The Interagency Nutrition Council is sponsoring the Robin Orr Community Partnership Award to celebrate Nutrition Month

kids planint garden and kid cooking with agency information in the middle

With the rates of overweight and food insecurity being at an all-time high, the Interagency Nutrition Council (INC) would like to hear about those that are doing great work to promote healthy lifestyles in your area. Our goal is to celebrate organizations/programs that work collaboratively to:

  • Promote healthy eating
  • Promote regular physical activity
  • Mirror the mission of INC
    The Illinois Interagency Nutrition Council (INC) promotes health and wellness through nutrition education, coordination of services and access to nutrition programs so that Illinois residents can achieve food security.

We would like to honor a variety of programs/activities that work with youth Preschool to 6th Grade in public or non-public schools or afterschool settings, such as:

  • Head Start/Child Care programs
  • Positive in classroom activities kids excercising
  • School Wellness Initiatives
  • Afterschool programs
  • School Garden Activities
  • School Meal Enhancements

Photo Contest:

Please send us one photograph per class/program that promotes healthy eating, physical activity and wellness. We would also like to receive a written description of your program, including information related to program goals, activities or education, and impact of the program. Limit the description to one page total and submit only 1 submission per school district. Please include the following information:

  • Name of the program
  • Contact person name, email address and phone number Logo of illinois Interagency Nutrition Council
  • Age of those served by your program
    • Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

DUE DATE: March 20, 2015

E-mail the photo, 1 page description and contact

information to: Mary Warren at