The fact that Jefferson Elementary School's "Jump Rope for Heart"
event took place on Valentine's Day was purely coincidental, but it did
get students' hearts in the right place. About 200 Jefferson students
participated in a fund-raiser for the American Heart Assn. Thursday by
jumping rope in the school's auditorium. Prior to the event, each student
had raised money by asking friends and family to sponsor them. Students
managed to raise about $400 for Thursday's event. Those who didn't