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Texans visit Houston ISD for storytime in celebration of Founder’s Day honoring Bob McNair

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The Texans are paying visits to Houston ISD students Tuesday for storytime in recognition of Founder’s Day.

This year, members of the Texans organization are participating in a reading program in over 100 classrooms.

Several Texans players participated in the event, reading books to Houston-area elementary school students over Zoom.

Mascot Toro and cheerleader Shakiia and gathered with Blackshear Elementary students outdoors, in a socially-distanced setting to read “Smitty Tackles Bullying” by former Texans player Wade Smith.

Founder’s Day is celebrated annually on October 6 honoring the legacy of late founder and CEO Bob McNair.

“This day each year will be all about our internal team taking a moment to reflect on our organization’s Founder and uniting to make a difference in the Houston community,” Houston Texans president Jamey Rootes said.


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