Author Archives: Eric Haynie

Demand for PHIT America GO! Grants skyrockets

The P.E. programs in America’s elementary schools are hungry for support. And, the proof is in the large number of elementary schools which have applied for PHIT America GO! Grants. Last year, 356 applications from elementary schools were submitted. This year, 563 applications have been submitted from elementary schools in 45 states that want to […]

KIDS in the GAME joins collaborative to combat childhood obesity

GREENVILLE, Wis., Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SPARK™, the premier physical education brand of School Specialty (OTCQB:SCOO), is pleased to announce its exciting collaboration with KIDS in the GAME, ICAN Foundation and other supporting organizations including GoNoodle, Play Like A Girl and Hip Hop Public Health to counter childhood obesity through the promotion of […]

SFIA Announces Major Campaign to Increase Sports Participation

SILVER SPRING, MD – September 17, 2014 — At the 2014 SFIA Industry Leaders Summit in Chicago, SFIA Chairman & Mizuno, USA President Bob Puccini and SFIA President & CEO Tom Cove announced the SFIA Increase Participation Plan, the biggest initiative the sports and fitness industry has launched to increase participation. Working closely with industry […]

KIDS in the GAME Launches Initiative Honoring Jack Pinto

To honor the short, but inspiring life of Jack Pinto who lost his life in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown CT, the non-profit organization KIDS in the GAME (KITG), is grateful to announce that it has been selected by Jack’s parents, Tricia and Dean Pinto, to join them in honoring their son and launch a national awareness and fundraising campaign.

ACTIVE Network suports Adaptive Sports & Recreation Association’s 27th Annual Wheelchair Camp

Bend, Oregon – September 3, 2013 – Through their partnership with KIDS in the GAME, The ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE:ACTV) successfully helped to fund registration fees of 25 kids attending the Adaptive Sports & Recreation Junior Wheelchair Camp, August 6-10, 2013. At the camp, youth ages 4-18 were introduced to a variety of adaptive sports including softball, basketball, […]