Monday, May 15, 2006

Contest for Kids at The Health Museum

Hey Parents! Help your kids name a new mascot for your chance to win a$1,000 gift package - including a field trip and lunch for your kids' entire class at The Health Museum!

Mascot Bio
Age: 10
Parents: Johnny & Priscilla Smith
Grandparents: Gramps & Granny Smith
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Occupation: Teaching people about health & fitness
Job Title: Mascot, The Health Museum
Favorite Pastime: Playing all sports, making healthy snacks & exercising

How to Enter the Contest:Visit the Museum's new Web site and look for the apple mascot who points out health tips.Correctly identify three of the five tips, write them down and send them along with your suggested Mascot name to the Houston Chronicle via mail or online at by May 19, 2006.

Three finalists will be selected, one from each of the following agecategories: Pre-K - Grade 2; Grades 3-5; and Grades 6-8. The winner will be announced on June 1 at The Health Museum.

The winner will receive nearly $1,000 in fabulous prizes including:a field trip plus lunch for the winner's entire class for up to 40 children to be taken Fall 2006; a Family 4-pack of tickets to see "It's Nano World"; a Family Membership to the Museum and more!

Get those creative juices flowing and help us name the museum's new mascot! Remember, the contest deadline is May 19, 2006. For contest rules and an official entry form please visit