Ark. school foodservice directors form alliance

Work together to comply with new school regulations.

Sept. 24—Several school food service directors in northeast Arkansas have formed an alliance to work together in complying with the new federal regulations for school menus.

The Northeast Arkansas School Nutrition Consortium includes 20 food service directors from school districts in Armorel, Blytheville, Brookland, Buffalo Island Central, Corning, Cross County, East Poinsett County, Gosnell, Harrisburg, Manila, Marmaduke, Marked Tree, Newport, Nettleton, Piggott, Rector, Riverside, South Mississippi, Trumann and Wynne.

"We have pooled all our resources to purchase and network together," said Harrisburg Public Schools Child Nutrition Director Dolores Sutterfield.