Do It Best, Mad Ants host book drive
The Mad Ants are proud to present the Do It Best Read to Achieve Book Drive presented by Do It Best and Goodwill. The Book Drive will take place March 1st – March 10. Gently used books can be donated in the specially marked boxes at Fort Wayne Goodwill stores and at Mad Ants home games on March 1st, March 2nd, March 5th, and March 10th at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
For every book donated, participants will receive a buy one get one free ticket for any of the remaining Mad Ants games. All books collected will be donated to Goodwill.
The Mad Ants will kick off the book drive next Friday and Saturday night as they take on the Springfield Armor on Friday and the Idaho Stampede on Saturday night. Both games will start at 7:30 p.m.
The Do It Best Read to Achieve program promotes the values of reading and on-line literacy and encourages families and adults to read regularly with young children. The Do It Best Corporation and the Mad Ants thank fans in advance for their book donations.
About the NBA Development League
The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Featuring 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the NBA D-League is a proven developer of talent: 27 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2011-12 season boasted NBA D-League experience, and the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front-office staff for the NBA and its teams. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the league’s 11th season, fans could watch all NBA D-League games on NBA FUTURECAST, the free live Web-streaming initiative found at nba.com/futurecast.