Winners of the Howe Healthy is Your Heart Drawing Contest Announced
Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. and the American Heart Association receive entries from local children with many creative ways to stay healthy and happy
May 17, 2011, San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. and the American Heart Association have announced the winners of the “Howe” Healthy is Your Heart Drawing Contest. The nine-week contest garnered 94 drawings from children ages 5-12 throughout San Diego County who described how they keep their hearts healthy and drawings of their image of healthy hearts. Participants’ descriptions included a wide variety of ways to keep their hearts healthy, ranging from exercising and eating right to not fighting with siblings to receiving flowers from a boyfriend.
Grand prize winner, Summer Stewart, won a $300 gift card to Toys ‘R Us® and tickets for Summer and her parents to attend and be recognized at the American Heart Association’s Heart Beach Ball at the Hotel del Coronado on June 11, 2011. The 12-year-old’s description of how she keeps her heart healthy included “exercising, eating right, regular doctor check-ups and not smoking or drinking.”
Runners-up winners, Noah Rico, age 9, Mackenzie Lurkins, age 7, and Ella Constable, age 5, each received $100 gift cards to Toys ‘R Us®. All participants received the “Heart Health at Home” guide, a fun-filled book of ways to stay active and healthy at home, and a guide for parents filled with information to help make healthy food and lifestyle choices.
“We received so many talented and entertaining drawings that we found it really difficult to choose a winner. Actually, it was so hard that we added another runner-up winner so that we could have three runners-up instead of two,” said Bill Howe, owner of Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Inc. “Encouraging healthy lifestyles and healthy eating is a priority at our company. Having five daughters myself, I understand the importance of teaching these good habits at an early age. We are happy that so many children and families participated in this contest.”
Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Inc. is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association’s 2011 San Diego Heart Beach Ball. To see the winners’ drawings, visit www.billhowe.com/healthyheartscontest. For fun tips and activities to keep your children healthy, visit www.billhowe.com/healthy-heart-tips. For more information about the American Heart Association and the Heart Beach Ball, visit www.heart.org.
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 began in 1980 with the plumbing division and has grown into San Diego County’s largest low-cost one-stop-shop for repairs and installation, offering both residential and commercial services. 1364 Morena Boulevard, Suite A, San Diego CA 92110. Call 1-800-BILL-HOWE because We Know Howe!