|The Wimpfheimer–Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management is offering a $1,000 award for an essay describing a plan to create a regional nutrition or dietetic association preferably in a developing country or countries or describing an effective mass feeding program for special groups such as the elderly, malnourished or disaster victims in a developing country. The project described should be easily adaptable to a variety of situations. The author must be a professional dietitian or nutritionist and must be involved in the actual project. The winner of the award must submit the essay for publication in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. All applicants must be willing to share the ideas mentioned in their essay with others. Essays should be between five and seven typed, double-spaced pages. Applications for the 2010 award must be postmarked by December 1, 2009. Applications are available online at http://www.adaf.org or by contacting Beth Labrador at 800/877-1600, ext. 4821 or firstname.lastname@example.org .