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Over 26,000 Students Enroll in Third Season of “Reading Wranglers”

October 5, 2013 by · Comments Off on Over 26,000 Students Enroll in Third Season of “Reading Wranglers” 

2012 Reading Wranglers

The Las Vegas Wranglers and The Public Education Foundation’s Clark County READS program announced Wednesday the return of the third annual “Reading Wranglers” program, a partnership designed to encourage good reading habits in elementary schools across the county (Photo credit:  – J.C. Bosworth Photography).  The “Reading Wranglers” program rewards students with various community-donated prizes for […]

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Partners with Comedy-Magician Mac King for Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Back to School 2013

August 1, 2013 by · Comments Off on Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Partners with Comedy-Magician Mac King for Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Back to School 2013 

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Partners with Comedy-Magician Mac King for Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Back to School 2013

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, famous for its award-winning, hand-tossed, coal-fired brick oven pizzas and calzones, has partnered with Comedy-Magician and Harrah’s Headliner Mac King for Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Back to School 2013 (Photo credit: Gabe Ginsberg/www.VegasKool.com).  During the month of August, guests that donate three new or gently used elementary school books at any of […]

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Returns for Back To School 2013

July 30, 2013 by · Comments Off on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Returns for Back To School 2013 

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Returns for Back To School 2013

Comedy-Magician and Harrah’s Headliner Mac King is hitting the road again to collect books for kids in at-risk schools during Back to School 2013.  King is teaming up with the Las Vegas 51s baseball team and Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in Las Vegas to host book drives this August for Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Back to […]

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Stops at Five Local Elementary Schools During Nevada Reading Week

March 10, 2012 by · Comments Off on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Stops at Five Local Elementary Schools During Nevada Reading Week 

Harrah’s Las Vegas Comedy-Magician Mac King donates an autographed copy of his book Campfire Magic to the Edith Garehime Elementary School library during his visit to the school as part of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2012. Pictured left to right Hergit Llenas - Director of Clark County READS, Mac King – Harrah’s Headliner and Comedy-Magician, Shelley Kresyman – Principal at Edith Garehime Elementary School.

Harrah’s Comedy-Magician Mac King made a special visit to five local elementary schools as part of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2012. King held assemblies at each school, reading short stories to the students, performing tricks from his show and discussing the importance of reading.  Pictured above: Harrah’s Las Vegas Comedy-Magician Mac King […]

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Makes Stops at Four At-Risk Schools During Nevada Reading Week

March 8, 2011 by · Comments Off on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Makes Stops at Four At-Risk Schools During Nevada Reading Week 

Mac King, pictured with Dr. Beverly Mathis, Principal of Kermit R. Booker Sr. Empowerment Elementary School, donates an autographed copy of his book, Campfire Magic, to the school library during Nevada Reading Week

Harrah’s Comedy-Magician Mac King made a special visit to four at-risk elementary schools as part of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour during Nevada Reading Week (Pictured above: Dr. Beverly Mathis, Principal of Kermit R. Booker Sr. Empowerment Elementary School with Mac King – Photo Courtesy of Preferred Public Relations).  King held two assemblies at each […]

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Raises Over 500 Books at Las Vegas Wranglers Games

February 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Raises Over 500 Books at Las Vegas Wranglers Games 

Mac King and Las Vegas Wranglers’ mascot The Duke celebrate the more than 500 books donated at the hockey games on February 4 and 5

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour kicked off with a bang at the Las Vegas Wranglers games this past weekend (Pictured above: Mac King and Las Vegas Wranglers’ mascot The Duke celebrate the more than 500 books donated at the hockey games on February 4 and 5).  Several fans were happy to participate in donating books […]

C.T. Sewell Elementary School Receives $17,000 from Target

October 11, 2009 by · Comments Off on C.T. Sewell Elementary School Receives $17,000 from Target 

As part of the Target Volunteers School Library Makeover program, staff and students from C.T. Sewell Elementary School, along with Public Education Foundation and Clark County READS staff and Target volunteers, will celebrate back-to-school with the gift of new books and supplies. Thanks to a grant from Target to The Public Education Foundation’s literacy initiative […]

Java Detour Offers Customers Free Coffee with Book Donation in Celebration of Reading Month

February 12, 2009 by · Comments Off on Java Detour Offers Customers Free Coffee with Book Donation in Celebration of Reading Month 

March is National Reading Month and Java Detour celebrates with a book drive at both coffee shop locations to benefit Clark County READS, the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation. During the month of March, patrons can visit one of two Java Detour locations (6087 S. Pecos Rd and 100 City Parkway in the […]


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