LA Galaxy Hosts Read Across America Day Celebration at Dignity Health Sports Park

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LA Galaxy Hosts Read Across America Day Celebration at Dignity Health Sports Park

AEG’s LA Galaxy players and LA Chargers players read Dr. Seuss books to more than 200 elementary school students in Carson, Calif. for a nation-wide celebration of children’s author Dr. Seuss

AEG’s LA Galaxy Assistant Coach Dominic Kinnear and LA Galaxy II player Ethan Zubak welcome more than 200 elementary students to Dignity Health Sports Park for a Read Across America Celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss on February 28, 2019.

Dignity Health Sports Park General Manager Katie Pandolfo reads to elementary students during the Read Across America Celebration at Dignity Health Sports Park on February 28, 2019.

In addition to reading Dr. Seuss stories, students participate in a soccer clinic during the LA Galaxy’s Read Across America Celebration at Dignity Health Sports Park on February 28, 2019.

LA Chargers players Nick Dzubnar and Chargers Alumni Antoine Cason read Dr. Seuss books to more than 200 elementary school students at the LA Galaxy’s Read Across America Day Celebration at Dignity Health Sports Park on February 28, 2019.

AEG’s LA Galaxy welcome more than 200 elementary students to Dignity Health Sports Park for a Read Across America Celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss on February 28, 2019.

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Hats Off to Dr. Seuss's Birthday! @LAGalaxy + @Chargers hosted over 200 students for a day of reading + soccer as part of the annual #ReadAcrossAmerica celebration. http://bit.ly/2tGYDvp
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

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AEG’s LA Galaxy, alongside Dignity Health Sports Park ASCSC Community Foundation, Los Angeles Chargers and MLS WORKS hosted the third annual Read Across America Celebration at Dignity Health Sports Park yesterday for more than 200 elementary school students as part of a nation-wide celebration of children’s author Dr. Seuss.

In addition to reading Dr. Seuss stories, students participated in a soccer clinic and received lunch provided by Levy Restaurants in addition to a book to take home courtesy of MLS WORKS.

Among those who read Dr. Seuss books to Towne Ave. Elementary School and Leapwood Ave. Elementary School included: LA Galaxy midfielder Perry Kitchen, defender Tomas Hilliard-Arce, goalie Matt Lampson, alumni Kevin Hartman, assistant coach Dominic Kinnear, Dignity Health Sports Park General Manager Katie Pandolfo, Galaxy II players, Cozmo and the Galaxy Star Squad, in addition to Chargers linebacker Nick Dzubnar, linebacker Jatavis Brown and alumni Antoine Cason and youth ambassador Bolt.  Staff from the LA Galaxy, Dignity Health Sports Park, NFL Network and Kinecta Federal Credit Union also participated throughout the event.  

Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.

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