- Kim Dillinger
Mavericks' Josh Green Hosted a Reading Timeout for Children at the Adelle Turner Elementary School
On February 27 the Dallas mavericks hosted a reading timeout with Josh green, who is an Australian basketball who plays for the mavericks. Mavs' emcee Chris Arnold will also join Green at the Adelle Turner Elementary School. The Dallas Mavericks are dedicated to building a stronger community through educational programs, health and wellness initiatives, environmental efforts, support for military veterans, social justice & racial equity and grants to nonprofit organizations. The Mavs Reading Challenge is a 40-day program in partnership with Whataburger designed to improve reading literacy throughout North Texas. The program challenges students from k/12 grade to read twenty minutes per day for forty days. Students who log 20 minutes a day for at least 40 days will have the opportunity to receive the Whataburger Completion Certificate and a free meal from participating locations, as well as a Mavs swag bag. The top twenty students who log the most hours will receive two tickets to a Mavs game, while the top reader will receive a mascot visit to his/her classroom, along with Mavs and Whataburger gear.