CRABB AND LaVALLEE JOIN IN WOLVES READING PROGRAM| EMAIL | PRINT
February 22, 2007
Chicago Wolves right wing and Colorado College graduate, JOEY CRABB, and left wing JORDAN LaVALLEE will visit four libraries on Wed., Feb. 28, as part of the 11th year of the team’s “Read to Succeed” program, sponsored by Fisher Nuts and College Illinois!. The program has reached nearly 400,000 children in 10 seasons.
The appearances are scheduled for:
Wed., Feb. 28:
Fox River Grove Library
407 Lincoln Ave.
Chicago Ridge Library
10400 Oxford Ave.
11000 Ruth Road
Tinley Park Library
7851 Timber Drive
The Wolves forwards will discuss the role reading plays in their lives as professional athletes and reinforce the importance of recreational reading, as well as highlight the resources that libraries have to offer. The players will also dress a child in hockey gear, raffle Wolves prizes and sign autographs.
The “Read to Succeed” program encourages children to spend more time at the library and to read for fun. Every participant in the program sets an individual reading goal and has the opportunity to win prizes including Wolves notebooks, “Read to Succeed” hats and tickets to Wolves home games for achieving their reading goals.
Each year, the Wolves reach more than 30,000 children through “Read to Succeed” and the DuPage, North Suburban and Metropolitan Library Systems. Members of the team will make nearly 40 library visits throughout the Chicago area this season.