Boston (April 2, 2010) - Boston Celtics forward Brian Scalabrine and forward Glen Davis along with Celtics Legend JoJo White spent the morning helping students beautify their school as part of the Kia Motors Community ASSIST Clean-Up Day. Scalabrine, Davis, and White helped students at the Mary Lyon School in Brighton to complete their Clean-Up Day project, landscape around the school yard by raking and planting flowers. The Mary Lyon School was one of 14 Boston middle schools to take part in the citywide Community ASSIST Clean-Up Day. Kia Motors is the Official Automotive Partner of the Boston Celtics.
"We had a productiae day planting flowers and raking leaves with the Mary Lyon School students to help enhance their school and complete their project," Scalabrine said. "Community ASSIST is a great program because it encourages students to work together to improve their school and community."
The Kia Motors Community ASSIST Clean-Up Day is a partnership between the Celtics, Kia Motors and the Boston Public Middle Schools designed to encourage students to improve their communities by creating and implementing a service project that meets a community need. The Community ASSIST program is open to all eighth-grade students in the Boston Public Middle Schools. Students are encouraged to create and implement a project that meets the needs of a local community and its members and makes a positive impact in the community.
"We are proud to be partnering with the Boston Celtics for the Kia Motors Community ASSIST program," Vice President of Marketing, Kia Motors America, Michael Sprague said. "Kia Motors is committed to helping make local communities a better place, and the Community ASSIST program accomplishes that."