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Gertrude Applebaum devoted forty-seven years of her illustrious career to the Corpus Christi School District, forty of which were spent as Food Service Director, and then seven as Assistant Superintendent. Soon after becoming a member of the child nutrition profession Ms. Applebaum attended the meeting in Chicago where Food Service Directors and the National School Cafeteria Association voted to merge and form the American School Food Service Association. She served as President of this organization, now known as the School Nutrition Association, in 1981-82.
Child Nutrition, School Feeding
Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development
Applebaum, Gertrude and Institute of Child Nutrition, "Gertrude Applebaum" (2005). Oral History Project (all interviews). 59.