The Sharks Foundation, Fox Sports Net and The San Jose Mercury News present READING IS COOL CELEBRITY STORY HOUR. On Friday, Dec. 9 from 7 - 9 p.m. Sharks players Mark Smith and Tom Preissing will join Sharks TV Color Analyst Drew Remenda to read story books to children. READING IS COOL CELEBRITY STORY HOUR will take place at HP Pavilion at San Jose and is FREE and open to parents, teachers and kids of all ages. Players will sign autographs for children in attendance after the reading. For more information, please call (408) 977-4757 or visit www.sjsharkie.com.
READING IS COOL CELEBRITY STORY HOUR is made possible through READING IS COOL, a literacy program for local public elementary school students designed to increase literacy levels by promoting reading enthusiasm and providing reward incentives for achievements in reading.
The Sharks Foundation was established in 1994 to meet the educational, social and cultural needs of our community. The Sharks Foundation offers unique resources and financial assistance to organizations to enhance the lives of local youth. The Sharks Foundation is committed to supporting Santa Clara County youth and other community activities.
WHAT/WHO: READING IS COOL CELEBRITY STORY HOUR - Sharks players Mark Smith and Tom Preissing will join Sharks TV Color Analyst Drew Remenda to read story books to children. READING IS COOL CELEBRITY STORY HOUR is FREE and open to parents, teachers and kids of all ages.
WHEN: Friday, Dec. 9, 2005 7 – 9 p.m. – Book Reading and autograph session
WHERE: HP Pavilion at San Jose – NORTH CLUB 525 W. Santa Clara St. San Jose, CA 95113
Note: All media is encouraged to attend and should enter through the North Entrance at HP Pavilion (adjacent to the main parking lot). Parking is free.
MEDIA CONTACT: San Jose Sharks Media Relations (408) 999-5712.