The Peruvian-born author moved with her husband to Oklahoma 15 years ago.
The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has 16 Russell’s Reading Rooms around OKC and three in Los Angeles.
The annual dinner event is Tuesday at Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
Around 800,000 books, CDs, vinyl albums and DVDs will be available for a low price.
“We talk about reading being at the heart of what we do, but learning is really at the heart of what we do,” Rogers said.
Community support and parental involvement in these districts add to students’ ability to succeed.
“There were plenty of times where the outlook was grim,” said Erin Engelke, Sunbeam Family Services chief external relations officer. “But then someone would step in and help Sunbeam keep the doors open.”
“I think one of the quickest ways to get a book read is to ban it,” Cheek said as she worked at Norman Public Library West.
Metro residents should take advantage of numerous opportunities to improve themselves by visiting some local venues for continued learning.
Decoding Dyslexia OK provides support to those affected by dyslexia.