Submitted by Michael Chutz
Reading Around the World is a program sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard for the past 30 years. Volunteers read books to Pre-K students at all of the elementary schools in the parish twice a year and afterward’s, the books are given to the student. This year, the program touched the lives of over 600+ students in St. Bernard Parish emphasizing the importance of reading. Volunteers are provided by the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard, Aktion Club from the Arc & Chalmette Refining. The Kiwanis Club donated 1,200 books to the eight schools in St. Bernard Parish for the 2016-2017 year. Next year the Kiwanis Club will be donating books to nine Schools. Kiwanis is looking for Sponsor’s and Donor’s. Please Contact Michael B Chutz at 504-650-0291 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Literacy is a gift that enriches our youth and improves grades. “The look on the kids’ faces are priceless, holding their new Book,” stated Kiwanian Michael Chutz.
For more information about Kiwanis or to join, contact Robby Showalter at 504-616-7312