Riverside County - Mission Bell Elementary of Riverside; Ramona Elementary of Moreno Valley -- $1,000 each; Pedley Elementary of Riverside and Moreno Elementary of Moreno Valley. -- $500 each
Ventura County - Tierra Vista Elementary of Oxnard and Somis Elementary of Somis -- $1,000 each
San Diego County - Willow Elementary of San Ysidro and Laurel Elementary of Oceanside -- $1,000 and King/Chavez Athletics Academy of San Diego -- $500.
"KID HEALTHY was outstanding an outstanding success," said Jackie Teichmann, Regional Director for KID HEALTHY. "We had more than 85,000 fourth and fifth graders, parents and teachers participate. We have now reached nearly 350,000 people since our campaign began in 2003. We want to congratulate everyone -- students, teachers, parents, and the Children's Power Play! Campaign Coordinators as well as our sponsors -- who made this year's campaign so successful."
"We congratulate all the schools and volunteers who participated in KID HEALTHY in 2008," added Teresa Samaniego, Executive Director of Public Affairs for ABC7 in Los Angeles. "Their commitment to and success with KID HEALTHY in 2008 made the difference as we continue to take on this important health care issue. We know KID HEALTHY has a positive effect on everyone who participates in it. We look forward to next year's campaign and joining everyone here on another successful campaign."
About KID HEALTHY -- Steps to Healthy Living
KID HEALTHY -- Steps to Healthy Living is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public
health and education campaign under the fiscal oversight of the Volunteer
Center Orange County of Santa Ana, California. Its funding sponsors
include: ABC7; Kaiser Permanente Southern California, participating in
Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego and Ventura
counties; CalOptima, a public health agency serving 330,000 Orange County
residents in Medi-Cal, the Healthy Families program and Medica
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