Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Foundation Creates Advancing Diversity In Dietetics Scholarship

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is accepting applications for a new Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship that will provide $25,000 each to two aspiring registered dietitian nutritionists of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Made possible through an anonymous donor, the application period for the educational scholarship closes May 3.

“The Advancing Diversity in Dietetics Scholarship aims to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the nutrition and dietetics field to better reflect the diverse communities we serve and to address underrepresentation and financial need,” says registered dietitian nutritionist Margaret Garner, the Foundation’s 2020-2021 chair.

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Black-Owned Fish Fry Restaurant With Locations Inside Several Walmarts Launches Franchise Opportunity

‘Now that’s good eatin!’, the tag line for Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry. This product is a golden light delicious seafood coating ready for your fish, shrimp, and vegetables. The Joe’s Gourmet brand is a dynamic one with restaurants right inside several Walmart stores across the country. And 2021 will be the golden year for this company as they expand to roll out franchises.

This company has grown from strength to strength, having been featured in Walmart’s national Made in America campaign as a supplier.

Co-owner Joe Dowell stated, “During the pandemic, we realized just how powerful this concept is inside Walmart. It’s a product that people want, and it’s a business that couldn’t be more essential. We are looking forward to sharing this level of opportunity with other families.”

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Teremana Tequila are Encouraging The Nation to Support Local Restaurants With Groundbreaking “Guac on the Rock” Initiative

Dwayne Johnson’s Teremana Tequila is Thanking Everyone For Supporting Their Local Restaurants by Picking Up the Check for up to $1,000,000 in Guacamole

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and his ultra-premium small batch tequila, Teremana, have launched “Guac on the Rock”, an initiative to encourage people around the country to go and support their local restaurants.  From May 1st through May 5th, Johnson’s Teremana will reimburse restaurant goers for their guac, up to $1,000,000 of guac, when they purchase guacamole with any Teremana Tequila cocktail.  The initiative, aimed at encouraging people to dine out however they feel most comfortable – dining inside or outside at the restaurant or for take-out, will help spur consumer confidence and generate millions of dollars of additional revenue and tips for restaurants and its servers hard-hit by the pandemic.

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McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Scholarship Program is Championing Black Excellence by Awarding $500,000 in Scholarships

Students can apply for scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year now until May 10

For the second consecutive year, McDonald’s USA, through its Black & Positively Golden Scholarship Program, is awarding half a million dollars to incoming and current HBCU students. Through this initiative, in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), McDonald’s is furthering its support of the next generation of leaders.

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YummySessions YouTube Series Serves Quick Multicultural Recipes with a Side of Comfort

YummySessions has launched a YouTube series featuring bilingual recipe tutorials, or instarecipes, of multicultural comfort food.   

The creators of YummySessions devised the series for families with little time for cooking or those caught in a recipe rut during the pandemic. Ranging from 40 seconds to two minutes, each YummySessions video has energetic music, Spanish language captions and appealing visuals that make the recipes easier to understand and follow from any mobile device.

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