08 March 2011

Wolves Wrap Up Sweet 16 Season Of Read To Succeed Program

Read To Succeed

Chicago Wolves forward MIKE DAVIES will make appearances at two Chicagoland libraries to close out the 16th season of the “Read to Succeed” program, presented by Butternut Bread, Pace and Vista Health System.

The appearances are scheduled for:

Tue., March 15:
Mike Davies
Bridgeview Public Library
7840 W. 79th Street
4:30 p.m.

Tinley Park Public Library
7851 Timber Drive
7 p.m.

DAVIES will discuss the importance of recreational reading and encourage kids to use the many resources that libraries have to offer. He will speak about the benefits of reading outside the classroom and explain how reading and education play a part in his life as a professional athlete.

Children will have the opportunity to win prizes, including Wolves hats, mini hockey sticks and tickets to upcoming Wolves games for setting and achieving their reading goals. The forward will also dress a child in hockey equipment and sign autographs.

Throughout the season, nearly 100 libraries and 30,000 children have participated in the program, with Wolves players making appearances at select libraries in the DuPage, North Suburban and Metropolitan Library Systems. More than 550,000 children have participated in “Read to Succeed” since the program’s inception in 1995.

For more information, or tickets to Wolves home games, call 1-800-THE-WOLVES or visit chicagowolves.com.