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Grizz Girls join International Paper employees to read to local students

We’re less than three weeks away from the start of pre-season games for the Memphis Grizzlies, but the team’s dancers are already in mid-season form!

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – We’re less than three weeks away from the start of pre-seasongames for the Memphis Grizzlies, but the team’s dancers are already inmid-season form!

The Grizz Girls have been attending events all week and Thursday theywere in Hickory Hill to help kids learn how to read. They joined InternationalPaper employees in reading books to third, fourth, and fifth graders.

International Paper donated the book “Apollo the Spacedog”to all classrooms. The Grizz Girls also handed outteam gear to the students.

Read to Achieve is an early literacy program designedto help young people develop a life-long love for reading.