Heart Hero News

February 2016

October 2016

NJAHPERD Recognition
Jump/Hoops Coordinators receive a 1/2 price NJAHPERD membership and all coordinators are invited to attend a "thank you" breakfast at the Annual Convention. All coordinators names are listed in the Annual Convention program and the top 10 schools are recognized at the Convention Opening Session.

About the program

Get involved:Find out how you can become a Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart Coordinator! Click on the logos above.
NJAHPERD State Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart Coordinator is Michelle (Mickey) Fox
Jim Presbrey Vice President, Youth Market - New Jersey at the American Heart Association 917-213-9432
Contact the NJAHPERD office or click the box on the membership application to receive more information.

National Recognition
Do you know an AHA Coordinator who should be recognized for their outstanding work?
SHAPE America Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart Recognition Award

SHAPE America Jump Rope For Heart & Hoops For Heart Grants
If your school completed a Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) or Hoops For Heart (HFH) event this past school year, you could earn rewards and national recognition for your school's physical education program!

Resources from SHAPE America

NJAHPERD is proud to recognize the #1 fundraising schools in New Jersey for Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart.

#1 Jump Rope for Heart
H. B. Whitehorne Middle School - $48,442
Andrea Jordan, Ray Bowes, Dan Corrado, Melissa Albano (Verona)

#1 Hoops for Heart
Charles G. Harker Elementary School - $19,742
Brian Lockman, Eileen Mission (Swedesboro)

#1 Jump Rope for Heart/Hoops for Heart
Lawrence Intermediate School - $22,651
Jonathan Chichilitti,  Victoria Hart, PJ Barrett (Lawrence Township)

Rookie of the Year
Terence C. Reilly No. 7
Beatrice Kong, Belinda Jimenez (Elizabeth)