WNBA, TOYOTA AND INDIANA FEVER TO DEDICATE NEW READING & LEARNING CENTER AT LILLY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

Media Advisory | 10/3/09

WHO:
Indiana Fever players including Katie Douglas, Jessica Moore, Eshaya Murphy, Jessica Davenport, Christina Wirth, and Briann January
Jennifer Azzi WNBA Legend, Olympian and Basketball Hall of Famer
Renee Brown Chief of Basketball Operations & Player Relations, WNBA
Kelly Krauskopf COO and General Manager, Indiana Fever
Rick Whitten Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
More than 75 Lilly Boys & Girls Club members


WHAT:
As part of the 2009 WNBA Finals, the Indiana Fever will unveil a newly created Reading & Learning Center at the Lilly Boys & Girls Club on Saturday, October 3. The Center, renovated by WNBA Cares, Toyota and the Fever, will provide members of the Lilly Boys & Girls Club of Indianapolis with a safe place to explore their educational interests.

Indiana Fever players, led by two-time All-Star Katie Douglas, will help to cut the ribbon on the transformed space which will showcase a library filled with hundreds of new books, computers, as well as new couches, tables, cabinets, desks, chairs and bookcases.

Now completing its second season, Toyota Project Rebound is a community initiative established by the NBA, WNBA and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. The program includes 21 hands-on community service projects that will be hosted by NBA, WNBA, and NBA Development League teams, and will include court refurbishments, the creation of Reading & Learning Centers, and other Legacy Projects providing youth safe places to live, learn, or play.

WHEN: Saturday, October 3
10:00 AM

WHERE: Lilly Boys & Girls Club
801 South State Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46203