NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2008
CONTACT: Craig Eichhorn
(832) 386-1231
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com

Congressman Green visits Jacinto City Elementary

             Congressman Gene Green visited Jacinto City Elementary on Monday, Feb. 4. The Congressman read the book “House Mouse, Senate Mouse” to third grade students and presented the book, signed by Green and authors Peter W. Barnes and Cheryl Shaw Barnes, to the school’s library.
             Green presented a U.S. Flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol Building on Memorial Day – May 28, 2007 to Jim Keal, principal at Jacinto City Elementary, before reading to the students. He answered questions about his life as a legislator and then talked to the students about the importance of reading and told them that he is still an avid reader and reads for pleasure whenever he has the chance.

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(Green1a) Shown (l-r) are: Jim Keal, Gene Green, and Dr. Mark Henry, superintendent of schools.

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(Green 3a) Congressman Green responds to a question.

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(Green 4a) Congressman Green reading.