Jacob E. Manch Elementary School to “Jump Rope For Heart” in Jump-A-Thon Feb. 24

More than 700 students and staff at Jacob E. Manch Elementary School will jump their way to better health to help raise money for the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart campaign. February is Heart Month.

Impressed by the students’ initiative to learn more about heart health and raise money for The American Heart Association, The Cannery Casino & Hotel is sponsoring the student’s event by donating $1000 to the American Heart Association.

“Jump Rope for Heart” is part of a national fundraising and awareness campaign aimed at promoting exercise and heart health education in the classroom and beyond. Manch Elementary school is one of 30,000 schools across the country promoting messages on the importance of regular physical activity, good nutrition and avoiding tobacco.  700+ students and staff will be jumping rope for The American Heart Association.

WHEN: Thursday, Feb 24, 2011

TIME: 9am to 10:30am

WHERE: Jacob E. Manch Elementary School 4351 N. Lamont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89115 (Nellis & Craig)

This donation is part of the Cannery Casino & Hotel’s ongoing commitment to supporting the schools in our community. Each year, for more than 5 years, The Cannery Casino & Hotel has donated at least $20,000 worth of books, clothing, backpacks & field trips to Jacob E. Manch Elementary and it’s sister school next door, Zel & Mary Lowman Elementary.