Galaxy duo will go back to school on Dr. Seuss' birthday

Buddle, Dunivant are participating in Read Across America Day

Edson Buddle on bus

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LA Galaxy forward Edson Buddle and defender Todd Dunivant are going
back to school tomorrow as part of the nationwide campaign, Read Across
America Day. Buddle and Dunivant, along with 2010 Miss LA Galaxy Nicola
Wales-Wong and Galaxy front office staff, will read a selection of Dr.
Seuss books to Eshelman Avenue Elementary School students.

Read Across America Day is celebrated on March 2, which is the birthday
of Dr. Seuss, the beloved children's book author who penned Cat in the
Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The National
Education Association's Read Across America campaign started in 1997
with the goal of encouraging children to read or be read to in the
company of caring adults. More than 45 million people are expected to
participant in this year's event.

At the conclusion of the reading, Buddle and Dunivant will present
Principal Millie Mladinich and the Eshelman Avenue Elementary School
Library with more than 100 books, posters and bookmarks donated by the
California Teachers Association.

WHO: LA Galaxy forward Edson Buddle, defender Todd Dunivant, Miss
LA Galaxy and staff.

WHAT: Galaxy players to read Dr. Seuss books to Eshelman Avenue
Elementary School students.

WHEN:Tuesday, March 2, 2010, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:Eshelman Avenue Elementary School - Library
25902 Eshelman Avenue
Lomita, CA 90717

VISUALS: Galaxy players, Miss LA Galaxy and front office staff in
"Cat in the Hat" hats; Donation presentation; Players, Miss LA Galaxy
and staff reading Dr. Seuss books; More than 250 smiling children, all
of whom will be in their pajamas as the school is hosting a pajama party
in concurrence with the reading event.

CONTACT: Jaime Cárdenas (310)
630-2215
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jcardenas@lagalaxy.com

Media members wishing to attend this event must RSVP through email at
mediarequests@lagalaxy.com. For more information on this event, please
contact the Galaxy Communications Department.