TORONTO, Feb. 23 /CNW/ -
WHAT: Raptors players Chris Bosh and Anthony Parker will host 60
Grade Six students from Toronto's Highcastle Public School to
promote reading and help them develop their basketball skills
as part of the Raptors Read to Achieve program presented by
In celebration and recognition of Black History month, Bosh and
Parker will read Elijah of Buxton with the students.
Raptors Read to Achieve presented by Danone is a program that
promotes the value of reading and online literacy. Since its
inception, the program has encouraged close to 90,000 students
of all ages to develop a love of reading through a variety of
player visits, contests and the creation of Reading and
Learning corners and centres across the city.
Interview and photo opportunities available
WHO: Raptors players Chris Bosh and Anthony Parker
Sixty Grade six students from Toronto's Highcastle Public School
Raptors broadcasters Paul Jones and Sherman Hamilton
WHEN: Monday, February 23, 2009
2 to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Air Canada Centre (Raptors main court)
40 Bay St.
Media are asked to enter through Gate 2.
For further information:
For further information: Media Contacts: Rajani Kamath, MLSE, (416)
815-5790; Laura Petramala, MLSE, (416) 815-5400 ext. 3134