Raiders bring National Simultaneous Story Time to the ACT

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Raiders bring National Simultaneous Story Time to the ACT

Post by greeneyed » May 21, 2014, 8:01 pm

Raiders bring National Simultaneous Story Time to the ACT

The Canberra Raiders have helped support the Australian Library and Information Association’s ‘National Simultaneous Story Time’ initiative by sending club cadets Andrew Heffernan and Scott Doyle to read to over 100 children at Gungahlin Library.

The initiative is supported by the NRL and will see more than 410,000 Years 2-4 schoolchildren at over 2300 locations across the country have Ursula Dubosarsky’s Too Many Elephants in This House read to them, making it Australia’s biggest single simultaneous story time since its inception in 2000.

NRL Head of Community, Adam Check, said: “National Simultaneous Story Time is a program that the NRL is incredibly proud to be associated with as part of our Community, Culture and Diversity program.

“We fundamentally believe that the profile of the game and its players can have a positively profound influence in the community, particularly in key areas such as education.

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