Sam Alex will bring together over 20 artists in a Celebrity Kickball Game to raise awareness for Get Caught Reading, a nationwide campaign to remind people how much fun it is to read. The event is Sunday, June 9 at Green Hills Park in Nashville, TN and is free and open to the public. All are encouraged to donate and share a book to the Little Free Library, a nonprofit that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.
Confirmed Artists (Surprise Guests Not Listed):
Hayley Orrantia, The Goldbergs
Jet Jurgensmeyer, Last Man Standing
Luke Pell, The Bachelorette
Mary Sarah, The Voice
Stephen Martines, Vampire Diaries
Thomas Finchum, Olympic Diver
William Michael Morgan
About Get Caught Reading
Get Caught Reading is a nationwide campaign to remind people how much fun it is to read. It’s supported by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and has been supported by Dolly Parton, former First Lady Laura Bush, Spider-Man, and more. Hundreds of teachers and librarians across the U.S. have embraced the campaign. They are setting up “Get Caught Reading” corners, allocating a special time each day for leisure reading, and taking photos of students “caught reading” for classroom posters.
About Little Free Library
Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, profoundly increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.
About Sam Alex
Sam Alex is a radio veteran and an Academy of Country Music National On-Air Personality of the Year Nominee. He is a special correspondent for the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine television show Celebrity Page seen on Reelz Channel and over 150 TV affiliates, including ABC in New York, CBS in Los Angeles and WCIU in Chicago. Sam’s interviews have received coverage from numerous media outlets including Entertainment Tonight, E! News, PEOPLE, USA Today, Forbes, ABC News, Yahoo News, Sports Illustrated, MSN, Access Hollywood, LA Times, Time and Newsweek. Sam has appeared as himself in an episode of ABC-TV’s Nashville. He is an ambassador for Get Caught Reading, a nationwide campaign to remind people how much fun it is to read. For additional information, visit samalexshow.com
Photo Credit: Katie Kauss