Pittsburgh Steeler Will Allen to visit local, underprivileged students

February 1, 2013

 

Dayton Daily News

 

Dayton Daily News – January 29, 2013

 

DAYTON, OH – On Wednesday, January 30, students from two local schools will receive a special visit from Pittsburgh Steelers’™ Safety, Will Allen. During his visit, The Wayne High School graduate will help stress the importance of education and literacy while reading a short story to elementary and middle school students.

 

Allen, a Dayton native, serves as a statewide ambassador for After-School All-Stars Ohio. After-School All-Stars Ohio provides free, after-school programming to more than 700 school children between Columbus, Dayton and Toledo.

 

Who: Will Allen, Pittsburgh Steelers, After-School All-Stars Ohio

 

Where:

Wogaman Elementary,

920 McArthur Avenue,

Dayton, OH 45408

 

Louise Troy PreK-3 School,

1630 Miami Chapel Road,

Dayton, OH 45417

 

When:

Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. (Wogaman),

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. (Louis Troy)

 

About After-School All-Stars

 

Founded in 1992, After-School All-Stars is a leading national provider of year-round, school-based, comprehensive after-school programs.

 

During the school year, children participate in free programs that include academic support, enrichment opportunities, and health/fitness activities. The organization’s mission is to keep children safe and help them succeed in school and in life.

 

Over 81,000 children from families of poverty benefit in 13 U.S. regions: Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, North Texas, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area and South Florida.

 

For more information, visit www.asasohio.org or contact the ASAS Ohio office at 614-257-1678.

 

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