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Dairy farmers, 3TV honor Goodyear teacher with Silver Apple Award

Ms. Brittany Mansfield is the May 2017 Silver Apple Award recipient. She teaches Honors Algebra I and Honors Algebra II at Millennium High School in Goodyear, Arizona.

Mansfield was presented a $500 check, a gift bag and class curriculum by Arizona Milk Producers and the Dairy Council of Arizona, a proud sponsor of the Silver Apple Awards.

Click here to watch the video on Azfamily.com

 

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Take a Bite Out of Hunger

Come out to the ballpark on Sept. 9 for a night of fun while raising awareness of hunger in our community. Ninety-four percent of food banks say they don’t receive enough milk to meet their client’s needs. [Click here to donate milk through The Great American Milk Drive]

The Arizona Diamondbacks are hosting Hunger Awareness Night presented by Arizona Milk Producers (AMP) on Friday, Sept. 9. The D-backs will be handing out head boppers that say “Take A Bite Out of Hunger.”

Arizona Milk Producers will have a booth in the sandlot with activities and prizes for the kids.

Tammy Baker, AMP General Manager, will be on the field for a special presentation. The first pitch is at 6:40 p.m. against the San Francisco Giants. [Click here for additional information or to buy game tickets]

You can catch fireworks after the game, presented by Gila River Casinos.

 

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Milk official sponsor of Team USA

Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) CEO Julia Kadison announced Tuesday that Milk Life has entered into a five-year sponsorship contract with the U.S. Olympic Committee. While chocolate milk has sponsored U.S. swimming in the past, this is the first time plain milk will be represented in the Olympics.

Through the agreement, Milk Life will support the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams through the Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as an official sponsor.

U.S. Olympic Committee officials say milk is a staple beverage for athletes in training, and the committee is excited to have partners in the dairy industry.

Click here to read more.

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Gilbert HS educator named Teacher of the Week

Mr. Bryan Scott, who teaches freshman through senior math at Gilbert High School, has been selected as this week’s Teacher of the Week by KNIX.

You can nominate the next KNIX & Larry H. Miller Chrysler Jeep Avondale Teacher of the Week. Click here to fill out nomination form. Selected teachers will win $300 in cash plus special prizes!

The contest is sponsored by Larry H. Miller Chrysler Jeep Avondale and Dairy Council of Arizona.