Spreading the Notables Message
By Jeff Borowicz
Time flies when you’re having fun … and loving your job! As I sit here writing this blog I have already wrapped up my first month as the Account Executive in the Mid-Central Region for Notables by Mello Smello. And what a fun and exciting ride it has been!
First, a little background about myself: My name is Jeff Borowicz and I arrived at Notables after a 19-year career in newspaper publications and marketing communications. I live in a western suburb of the Twin Cities with my wife, Michelle, who is an elementary school teacher, and two sons, Joey and Marty, who are both very active junior high schoolers.
What probably attracted me the most to the Notables team is the passion and enthusiasm shown by our Vice President Richard Morehouse and Executive Director Sarah Lindberg for improving the lives of students one breakfast at a time. They absolutely know they are making a difference in the lives of school-age kids across the country by simply providing them with a highly nutritional breakfast to start their day. After all, studies show that students who eat school breakfast increase their math and reading scores, as well as improve their speed and memory in cognitive tests. That’s pretty noble work if you ask me.
This summer has been quite the learning experience for me. During the second week of my new career, I found myself in the beautiful Pacific Northwest at the annual Washington School Nutritional Association Conference in Tacoma where I met so many wonderful people who share a belief that all students should start the day off with the advantage of a healthy and tasty school breakfast. I quickly learned that this is not just a passion in the Pacific Northwest, but it is conviction shared by School Food Service Directors, Managers and Cooks in South Sioux City, Neb., Worthington, Minn., Superior, Wis., Chandler, Ariz., Dalton, Ga., and many more places in between.
As my duties take me to more school districts in communities from Aberdeen to Zumbrota, I look forward to meeting many more people in the school food service industry who are looking to serve Notables’ highly nutritional breakfasts. My message is simple: “Breakfast. It’s in the Bag.”