Academy Sports and Outdoors signs deal with Katy Independent School District (Katy, Texas) – This month, 181 community and business members from across Katy came together to bring the love of reading into almost 400 Katy ISD classrooms during Promise to Read. The annual initiative is part of a 19-year-old tradition led by Katy ISD's Partners in Education. Promise to Read affords the community a unique opportunity to reacquaint themselves with the world of children's literature by spending 30 minutes reading to a classroom of excited elementary students. Each November the program is offered over the course of two weeks at various elementary campuses.
Academy Sports and Outdoors partners with Houston Dynamo KATY, Texas, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced a new multi-year partnership with the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash to become the official sporting goods retailer for both teams. The partnership will begin with the 2016 season, and in celebration, Academy will host a free autograph appearance with Dynamo forward, Andrew Wenger, and Dash forward, Melissa Henderson, at its 2404 Southwest Frwy. location today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.