FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 21, 2009

 

RIC MEN’S BASKETBALL TAKES PART IN
WJAR’S "TUESDAY’S CHILD" SEGMENT

Providence, RI-The Rhode Island College men’s basketball team took part in WJAR – TV’s (NBC 10, Providence) “Tuesday’s Child” adoption segment this afternoon.

 

WJAR anchor Patrice Wood, in conjunction with Adoption Rhode Island, featured RIC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Walsh, sophomore Antone Gray (Providence, RI), freshman Jeff Desir (Stamford, CT) and seniors Kaseem Johnson (New Haven, CT) and Tirrell Hill (Bronx, NY) playing basketball with sixth-grader Price, 12, at The Murray Center. Price’s day began with lunch at RIC’s Donovan Dining Center with President Nancy Carriuolo and Coach Walsh.

 

 

 Price (center) along with Rhode Island College President Nancy Carriuolo,
Head Men's Basketball Coach Bob Walsh and members of the RIC Basketball Team.

 

The "Tuesday's Child" segment will air on Tuesday, April 28 during the noon and 6 p.m. broadcasts of News Channel 10.

 

If you would like more information about Price or adoption programs, contact Adoption Rhode Island at (401) 865-6000 or visit their website at www.adoptionri.org.

 

 

 Price enjoyed a hamburger and french fries for lunch at Donovan Dining Center.

 

 

 Then received a backpack filled with a RIC Basketball T-Shirt and other gifts.

 

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