Press Release - Todd Heap To Visit Grange Elementary

WHO:Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap
Shellie Pfohl, Executive Director of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Students from Grange Elementary

WHAT:Heap and Pfohl will travel to Grange Elementary, visit the Principal's office, and speak to students about the importance of good health. During the visit, Heap will lead kids in fitness activities, as part of NFL's PLAY 60 campaign, helping youth get 60 minutes of exercise a day. On behalf of the NFL, Heap will present the school with a $10,000 NFL PLAY 60 grant for health and wellness programming or equipment.

WHERE: Grange Elementary/2000 Church Rd./Baltimore, MD 21222
Check-in at front office

WHEN:December 7, 2010
1:00 pm (Heap and Pfohl's arrival time at school)

CONTACT: Joanna Hunter, NFL, 212-450-2449

MORE INFORMATION:

  • The NFL PLAY 60 Super School sweepstakes will select one school in each of the 32 NFL markets and two non-NFL markets. Winning schools will receive a $10,000 NFL PLAY 60 grant for health and wellness programming or equipment and a visit from NFL players.
  • Players will help the students get 60 minutes of exercise during the Ultimate NFL Physical Education Class, as part of the NFL PLAY 60 youth health and wellness campaign. In addition to the $10,000 NFL PLAY 60 grant, the NFL will donate all fitness equipment used during the Ultimate Physical Education Class for students to use in the future.
  • To celebrate the start of the 2010 NFL season,* fans were encouraged to demonstrate their passion for their favorite NFL teams and their excitement for the upcoming season by planning a unique *Back to Football Friday *event for their school, all to support youth health and wellness. Schools that entered the *Back to Football Friday contest at www.NFLRUSH.com/BackToFootball submitted photos of their event and answered brief essay questions. More than 5,500 schools entered the Back to Football Friday contest during Kickoff.

For more information on NFL PLAY 60 visit http://www.nflrush.com/play60.

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