Launching the 2016 Rhode Island GET HEALTHY Poster Contest

The American Heart Association and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is proud to launch the 2016 GET HEALTHY! Poster Contest challenging Rhode Island students in grades K-5 to create posters highlighting their favorite physical activity and favorite healthy food.

001 AHA Poster Awards
2015 Winning Posters

Students can demonstrate how physical activity and healthy eating helps build healthy hearts, healthy families and healthy communities. In addition to being entered to win great prizes, the posters will help educate lawmakers about the importance of supporting policies that promote access to healthy foods and opportunities to play and be active in the ocean state.

Deadline to submit posters to the American Heart Association is April 29, 2016.  Award ceremony with display of winning posters will take place on May 25, 2016 at the Rhode Island State House. To learn more about the contest rules and how to enter, click here.

Questions? LeeAnne DeCarlo, American Heart Association, (401) 228-2323 or leeanne.decarlo@heart.org

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