Kiwanis Club Reading Around the World Spring Program

Submitted by Michael Chutz

Reading Around the World​ is a program sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard for the past 30 years. Volunteer​s 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​. Literacy is a ​g​ift that enriches our youth and ​i​mproves ​g​rades. “The ​l​ook on the kids’ faces are priceless​,​ holding the​​ir new Book,”​ stated Kiwanian Michael Chutz.​

F​or more information about Kiwanis or to join, contact Robby Showalter at 504-616-7312