For Immediate Release                                                                                   
Contact: Kristin Tutino, (585) 258-0253

WXXI CALLS OUT TO KIDS FOR THEIR HEALTHY SNACK RECIPES

Fizzy’s Healthy Recipe Contest Runs Through May 21

(Rochester, New York) May 3, 2010 – WXXI invites kids, ages 6-9, to submit their favorite healthy snack recipes to the Fizzy’s Healthy Recipe Contest. The winning recipes will be selected based on originality, ease of preparation, and healthy ingredients by a panel of judges chosen by WXXI. The winners of the top three selected recipes will each receive a Healthy You Sports Pack. Entry forms and complete details are available online at WXXI.org/kids or by calling (585) 258-0356. Forms can also be found at the WXXI booth at the Lilac Festival May 15-16. Deadline for submissions is May 21, 2010.

The winning recipes will be posted at WXXI.org/kids by June 1, 2010.

WXXI’s recipe contest is themed around the PBS Kids Go! weekly web-only animated series Fizzy’s Lunch Lab, where Professor Fizzy entertains and educates families about the importance of good nutrition, a balanced diet and physical activity. To watch the webisodes, visit http://pbskids.org/lunchlab/.

This project is made possible by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS Kids Go!

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