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Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. Announces Winners of the “Howe” Healthy is Your Hearty Drawing Contest
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Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. Announces Winners of the “Howe” Healthy is Your Hearty Drawing Contest

San Diego Plumbing Company Teams Up With American Heart Association to Encourage Healthy Hearts One Drawing at a Time

June 28, 2012, San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Restoration & Flood Services and the American Heart Association have announced the winners of the “Howe” Healthy is Your Heart Drawing Contest. In its second year, the San Diego plumbing company hosted the contest which helps create awareness of the growing issue of child obesity in San Diego County and encourages local families to live active and healthy lifestyles, starting at home. The eight-week contest garnered just less than 400 drawings from children all over San Diego County, ages 5-12. Contestants were asked to draw their idea of a healthy heart and describe what they to do keep healthy.

Winner of the "Howe" Healthy is Your Heart Drawing Contest, Bill and Tina Howe

Winner of the “Howe” Healthy is Your Heart Drawing Contest, Raphael Sanvictores, his parents and Bill and Tina Howe at the AHA Heart Beach Ball

Twelve-year-old Raphael Sanvictores of Chula Vista was the recipient of the grand prize: $300 to Toys “R” Us® and tickets for Raphael and his parents to attend the American Heart Association’s Heart Beach Ball held on June 9, 2012 at the Hotel Del Coronado.  Raphael’s entry included drawings of fruits and vegetables, music notes and Superman. He described how he keeps his heart healthy as “listening to music, staying active and eating the right foods.”

Runners-up winners, 11-year-old Jocelyn Martinez of National City, 9-year-old Matthew Brian S. Bautista of San Diego, 7-year-old Wendy Liu of Poway each received $100 gift cards to Toys “R” Us®. All participants received the “Heart Health at Home” guide, a resource provided by the American Heart Association filled with active and healthy tips for parents. Additionally, each contestant also received a “Luv Pup” pillow pet.

The winning drawing of the "Howe" Healthy is Your Heart Drawing ContestBill and Tina Howe, owners of the well-known San Diego plumbing company, Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Restoration & Flood Services are passionate about giving back to the San Diego Community and helping the American Heart Association continue their mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.  Almost 83 million US adults have some form of cardiovascular disease; 80 percent of which would be prevented by adopting healthy behaviors. The American Heart Association has made great strides to educate the San Diego community about adopting these healthy behaviors.

“Unhealthy habits continue to put many San Diegans at risk, especially when started early. We want to encourage our community to adopt healthy habits that can deter the harmful effects and lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke,” said Tina Howe, Vice President of the Bill Howe Family of Companies. “Our relationship with the San Diego American Heart Association started many years ago and we are very excited to continue this more active role for the second year in helping spread the word of heart health among children. After all, healthy hearts and healthy pipes make happy homes!”


For more information about the “Howe” Healthy is Your Heart Drawing Contest, contact Bill Howe Family of Companies Marketing Director, Julie Riddle at [email protected] or visit

About Bill Howe Family of Companies

Bill Howe Family of Companies is comprised of Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc.; Bill Howe Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.; and Bill Howe Restoration & Flood Services, Inc. The family-owned and operated company begin in 1980 with the plumbing division and has grown into San Diego County’s largest low-cost property maintenance, repair and installation company, offering both residential and commercial services. 1364 Morena Boulevard, Suite A, San Diego CA 92110. Call 1-800-BILL-HOWE because We Know Howe!



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