Washington Dc, Maryland (PressExposure) April 19, 2008 -- Washington Redskins veteran defensive lineman, #92, Demetric Evans is appearing at Tree Top Kidsâ Fairfax and Potomac locations on Saturday, April, 12, at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. respectively. Hosted by Ashley Tutors, Evans will be there to get kids enthusiastic about learning.
âTree Top Kids believes learning, playing and fun should go hand-in-hand in a childâs life,â said Catherine Porterfield, vice president of marketing for Tree Top Kids. âWe are excited about teaming up with Ashley Tutors and having Demetric in our stores to teach students that learning can be entertaining.â Ashley Tutors has invited Demetric Evans to talk about the role education has played in
his life. Ashley Fagel, a passionate instructor with a masterâs degree in education from the University of Maryland who provides the kinesthetic teaching methods for the tutoring team, will then feature some of http://www.treetopkids.com/ great educational toys. Finally, Evans will read a book for the kids at the store, followed by photos and autographs.
âAt Ashley Tutors we find ways to make learning fun for kids because the more they enjoy it, the more they will want to learn,â said Josh Chernikoff, a lifelong Montgomery County resident and the Ashley Tutors team member in charge of finding the most qualified educators. âWe are thrilled to partner with Demetric who is such a positive role model and will stir up excitement about learning.â
Evans has been a solid performer on the Redskins defensive line, playing in 80 games and recording 159 tackles. Now he is tackling education.
âMy education from elementary school through college at the University of Georgia has played a vital role in my life,â said Evans. âI want to encourage kids to learn all they can, and to help them understand that education is the key to unlock all their dreams.â
Beyond these exciting events on April 12, Ashley Tutors and Evans are also uniting to create the 92 for Aâs program. This program will reward Ashley Tutorsâ students who work hard to achieve academic success. Every student who gets one âAâ or âOâ (Outstanding) will get a mini football signed by Evans. Also, for every âAâ or âOâ its students earn, Ashley Tutors will make a donation to Evansâ charity 92 Blessings which was recently established to help 92 families, and more specifically, single parents during times of need.
For more information, please visit http://www.AshleyTutors.com. Please join the Ashley Tutors team and Demetric Evans at Tree Top Kids at noon at their Fairfax store: Fairfax Corner 11895 Grand Commons Avenue Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 815-2121. Or join the fun at 3:00 p.m. at the Tree Top Kids Potomac store: Cabin John Mall 11325 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, MD 20854 (301) 299-8300. For more information or to make reservations for the JCCâs âChildrenâs Night Out,â please log onto the JCC web site http://jccgw.org/