Jumpstart Celebrates the Birthday of Dr. Seuss

The event will include a variety of activity booths led by volunteers.

WHAT:           Texas Tech University’s Jumpstart program provides community celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

WHEN:           11 a.m. Saturday (March 1)

WHERE:         Barnes and Noble, 6002 Slide Rd.

EVENT:          Texas Tech University’s College of Education’s Jumpstart program will host a celebration honoring the 110th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel.

The event will include a variety of activity booths led by volunteers.  Each station will involve a hands-on activity correlating with a book by Dr. Seuss such as Cat in the Hat, The Lorax and Exit Station.

Jumpstart is a national nonprofit organization which trains college students to be paired with preschoolers for one-on-one tutoring in reading skills.

For more information or to volunteer for the event contact Ami Chatrath at amritpaul.chatrath@ttu.edu.

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CONTACT: Dawn Burke, site manager, Jumpstart, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5084 or dawn.burke@ttu.edu.