Mini Smoked Salmon Frittatas These low calorie frittatas sneak in healthy substitutions without taking away flavor. Egg whites, low-fat cream cheese, and scallions add a salty taste. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup diced onion 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 ounces smoked salmon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 6 large eggs 8 […]
Childhood Obesity: a Growing Concern By: Len Saunders, Yahoo! Contributor Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you know that childhood obesity has been a very hot topic over the years. The sad truth, there are many experts who are now claiming that this could be the first generation of children whose life expectancy […]
Annika is the 2012 individual winner of Golf Digest’s best in junior golf development awards. Golf Digest’s Topsy Siderowf summarizes this year’s winners. For the past 28 years, Golf Digest has recognized municipalities, corporations, individuals, associations and clubs devoted to junior golf. This year’s focus was on programs that emphasize fitness and nutrition. Visit an […]
ORLANDO – The ANNIKA Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Orange County Public Schools to implement SPARK, the leading physical education program for children, in twenty elementary schools beginning in the 2012-2013 school year. Funding for this grant was provided to the ANNIKA Foundation by the BlueCross BlueShield of Florida Foundation through its Promising […]
ORLANDO – The ANNIKA Foundation, Hall of Fame golfer Annika Sorenstam’s charitable organization, was awarded a $50,000 grant from The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation to further its mission to teach children the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle through fitness and nutrition, and offer aspiring junior golfers opportunities to pursue their dreams.
ORLANDO – The ANNIKA Foundation awarded five $7,500 grants this week to Orange County elementary schools to fund the implementation of School Specialty’s SPARK Physical Education (PE) program during the 2010-11 school year. Annika visited Hungerford Elementary School to present the awards and lead the children in a fitness lesson with a SPARK representative.
ORLANDO – The ANNIKA Foundation has partnered with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a national CEO-led, multi-year initiative launched in October 2009 to help reduce obesity, especially childhood obesity, by 2015.
ORLANDO – Annika recently celebrated her 40th birthday. To honor one of her greatest passions, the ANNIKA Foundation hosted an online giving campaign asking participants for a $40 donation to continue the mission of the ANNIKA Foundation. With the gifts made in Annika’s honor and a match from the ANNIKA Foundation, a $4,000 grant will […]
ORLANDO – Children between the ages of six and 10 took to the lawn in front of Florida Hospital for Children yesterday, running in an obstacle course with legendary golfer Annika Sorenstam. This unique display was designed to visually show the types of challenges that parents often face when trying to care for the health […]
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – On Thursday, Annika Sorenstam, the most dominant player in women’s golf; Honorable Mike Beebe, Governor of Arkansas; and Ginger Beebe, First Lady of Arkansas, presented the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission (ATSC)’s awards for its 2010 Child Wellness Intervention Project (CWIP) Grant Program in a ceremony at the Arkansas State Capitol.