WNBA, TOYOTA AND INDIANA FEVER TO DEDICATE NEW READING & LEARNING CENTER AT LILLY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
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
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
WHERE: Lilly Boys & Girls Club
801 South State Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46203