March 1, 2007 |

Betz students jump for a healthy cause

By NEIL PIERSON

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Staff Reporter

Energy is one thing elementary school kids have an abundance of, and Betz Elementary put it to good use last Thursday.

This was the ninth year Betz has joined in with Jump Rope for Heart, a fundraiser started by the American Heart Association, that has grade-school participants across the country.

Betz health and fitness teacher Brenda Klohe said it's a way for students to help themselves and others.

“The money we raise goes towards research and education, towards the prevention of (heart disease),” Klohe said. “We've raised over $15,000 at our school....

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