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Dorell Wright To Participate In Read To Achieve Event Presented by Pepsi

WRIGHT TO READ TO 250 CHILDREN IN AN INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION

ALSO FEATURING MEMBERS OF THE SIXERS DREAM TEAM AND SIXERS FLIGHT SQUAD

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JANUARY 12, 2013 – Wearing a famous cat’s red and white-striped hat, Philadelphia 76ers guard/forward Dorell Wright will read a classic Dr. Seuss book to 250 students at the team’s Read to Achieve event presented by Pepsi on Monday, January 14 at Cynwyd Elementary School (101 W. Levering Mill Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004) from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Following introductions of the Sixers Dream Team and Sixers Flight Squad, Wright and a member of the Flight Squad will read the book interactively with the students, who will also be wearing “Cat in the Hat”-style toppers and Read to Achieve T-shirts.

The Sixers’ Read to Achieve program is presented by Pepsi, a proud sponsor of the Philadelphia 76ers, and encourages children of all ages the importance of reading, both in school and at home.

The Sixers next host the Houston Rockets at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s game is the team’s Kids’ Day, presented by Doc Bresler’s Cavity Busters, and will feature children's activities on the concourse and in-game. Tickets are still available online at SIXERS.COM, by phone at 215-339-7676 or in person at the Wells Fargo Center box office.