The Calgary Flames will take part in the first of two school visits on Wednesday, November 1st to promote literacy through The Educational Partnerships Foundation (TEPF).

Select Flames players will visit Ranchlands School along with Harvey the Hound and the voice of the Calgary Flames, Beesley, for the Flames literacy program, Reading…Give It A Shot!

Reading…Give It A Shot! School Visit

Date: Wednesday, November 1st
Who: Sam Bennett, Micheal Ferland and Brett Kulak
Where: Ranchlands School – 610 Ranchlands Blvd NW
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Flames players will answer questions from students followed by autographs. Reading…Give It A Shot! is a program that encourages students in Kindergarten through Grade 6 to develop a love of reading, improve their reading skills and have some fun. Students, depending on their age, work toward the goal of collecting all 24 Calgary Flames or Harvey the Hound trading cards. This initiative is an excellent opportunity to emphasize the importance of literacy, complement existing reading programs in schools, and encourage parents to share in their children’s reading. Last season, over 26,000 students participated in the Reading…Give It A Shot! program.

The Calgary Flames Foundation is the charitable arm of the Calgary Flames Hockey Club. The Foundation is committed to supporting health and wellness, amateur and grassroots sports along with education programs including Reading…Give It A Shot!

Founded in 1991, The Educational Partnerships Foundation (TEPF) is a registered not-for-profit organization to provide support to students and teachers in five school divisions. For 26 years, TEPF makes a positive impact on the lives of students by playing a key role in creating relevant partnerships between the business community and educators to empower. Strong Kids, Strong Schools and Strong Citizens!