"Heart-Smart Art Contest"
Call for Entries

Initiative encourages America's youth to
artistically depict
children making healthy lifestyle choices

Fitwize 4 Kids, a nationally franchised company dedicated to empowering the youth of today and tomorrow through healthy living, and two-time bodybuilding champion and kid's health advocate Merilee A. Kern, MBA, Author of the ground-breaking children's book It's Not Your Fault That You're Overweight - A Story of Enlightenment, Empowerment and Accomplishment for Overweight and Obese Kids, has launched their joint "Heart-Smart Art Contest" initiative intended to get elementary and middle-school age children off to a healthy start in 2006!

Contest Rules

1. To enter, kids ages 14 and under should submit an original work of art no larger than 8.5"x11" that depicts a child making "some" type of healthy lifestyle choice. Entries should be submitted via USPS to Kern Heart-Smart Art, 12265 Scripps Poway Parkway, #112-280, Poway, CA 92064 along with the entrant's name, mailing address, phone number and age.

2. For eligibility, entries must be received no later than January 31, 2006, with the winner to be announced on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2006 - an appropriate day on which to honor "heart-smart art". No responsibility is assumed for lost, late or misdirected postal mail. Entries become the property of Merilee Kern, Author.

3. Entrants may submit as many designs as desired.

4. The winner within each of the four available age categories (3-5, 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14) who best interprets a healthy lifestyle choice - as determined by a panel of health experts - will be selected by a review team no later than February 12th, 2006. The winner will be notified by telephone and/or email.

5. There is no substitution for the cash prize of $250 to be awarded by Fitwize 4 Kids, the free one-year eDiets.com Trim Kids™ Plan membership, the 50 free custom-designed SparklingCards™ (www.sparklingcards.com) on which the winning original work of art will be imprinted, the set of Yum Yum dishes being supplied by Grandma's Healthy Kids Club, or the "Thumbs Up for Healthy Living" package featuring the patent pending EZ-Rope™ Classic (www.ezrope.net) supplied by Revgear Sports.

6. Taxes on the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

7. Fitwize 4 Kids, Merilee Kern, Kern Communications, eDiets.com, SparklingCards, Grandma's Healthy Kids Club and Revgear Sports/Charlie Foxman assume no responsibility for designs submitted under copyright infringements. All designs submitted are assumed to be the sole property of the submitter.

8. This offer is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void wherever prohibited by law.

9. For the name of the winner (available after February 14th, 2006) send your name and address to: Kern Heart-Smart Art Winner, 12265 Scripps Poway Parkway, #112-280, Poway, CA 92064.