Gambo’s Small­wood Acad­emy raises over $1700 for Jump Rope for Heart

The Beacon (Gander) - - News - BY JOSH HEALEY Twit­ter: @joshrjhealey josh.healey@tc.tc

GAMBO, NL — Stu­dents from Small­wood Acad­emy in Gambo got in their ex­er­cise on June 19 as they skipped rope for a cause.

Rang­ing from kinder­garten to Grade-6, stu­dents helped raise a to­tal of $1720 by or­ga­niz­ing a Jump Rope for Heart event.

Jump Rope for Heart is an or­ga­ni­za­tion that helps get kids ac­tive while rais­ing funds to com­bat heart dis­ease.

PHOTO COUR­TESY OF LAURA BRIF­FETT

Stu­dents at Small­wood Acad­emy in Gambo were pleased to spend a day out­side last week as they jumped rope and raised $1720 for heart re­search.

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