To improve the quality of life for the children and families of Strongsville.
The Kiwanis Club of Strongsville is a group of energetic local residents and neighbors dedicated to improving the lives of the children of our community. Our members attend regular meetings, experience fellowship, raise money for important causes, and participate in service projects designed to improve and impact our city.
We also support our sponsored Key Club and Builder’s Clubs, while participating in service projects with Division 24, Ohio District, and Kiwanis International.
Meetings and Events
Due to ongoing COVID-19 rules, and the temporary closing of many meeting locations, our meetings are currently being held online. Please check your email for information and instructions as well as dates and times
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The Kiwanis Club welcomes new sponsors for the flag display
Seko Logistics, Inc
Red Wing Shoes
Serpentini Chevy of Strongsville
Kathy and Terry Toth
Parkhurst Financial Services Inc
The Schnaterbeck Family
The Anaya Family
Matt Schonhut - Councilman at Large
Ganley Buick GMC
Jim & Mary Kaminski
Maximum Title - Leo Oblack & Dale Kolesar
Strongsville Middle School Builders Club
Family First Caregivers- Jim Nowak
Cleveland Angels visits Strongsville Kiwanis
The Strongsville Kiwanis Meeting Corner
Strongsville Kiwanis Hosts Annual Event to Stress the Importance of Reading
The Strongsville Kiwanis Club welcomed Christy Rutkowski to their July meeting. Christy is the Director of Community Partnerships for Cleveland Angels, a team of highly dedicated people who offer support to children and families in the foster care system.
Christy explained that there are over 3,000 children in foster care in Cuyahoga County, and Cleveland Angels is currently serving 89 families. She pointed out the risks that children face when they turn 18 and leave the foster care system. Christy discussed the number of ways that individuals, clubs, and companies can get involved from a one-time gift to longer commitments that can include mentoring foster children.
The Cleveland Angels is part of a national network of caring teams stretching from California to North Carolina. You can learn more by visiting their site here.
Strongsville Library Hosts Kiwanis Club
Spoiler Alert - They Have A Lot More Than Books!
The Kiwanis Club of Strongsville is proud to announce the 2021 Strongsville High School scholarship program. “We are thrilled to again offer a number of scholarships to eligible high school seniors”, said club President Sharon Gentry. “The sponsors of our flag program make these scholarships possible” continued Ms. Gentry.
Applications are open to any college bound High School Senior who resides in the city of Strongsville.
The applications are available at the Strongsville High School guidance office, or by downloading it here.
Completed applications must be returned by April 1, 2021. Applications should be returned to the guidance office at Strongsville High School, but can also be returned by email to StrongsvilleKiwanis@Gmail.com.
Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or through the “contact us” section below.
The Strongsville Kiwanis Club would like to thank all of our flag sponsors that make these scholarships possible!
Strongsville Kiwanis Opens 2021 Scholarship Program
Strongsville Kiwanis members visited the Strongsville Public Library for one of their regular Wednesday evening meetings. The night started with a presentation by Tim Protiva, Children's Librarian at the Strongsville branch.
Members are familiar with Tim as he is a member of the club, and also leads story time at the annual Read Around the World event. After describing the investments made in the library, and explaining all the great things the library provides for the community, the club got a guided tour.
In addition to the expected books and periodicals, the library has private study rooms, a children's play area, a teen room, a reservable room where users can Skype, and a full recording studio. Among the many programs at the library, one of Tim's favorites is Story Time, helping young children gain an appreciation for reading that will help them for a lifetime.
To learn more about the Strongsville Library, visit their site here
Strongsville Kiwanis Club held it’s annual Read Around the World program Saturday, February 22nd at the Strongsville Library.
A line formed outside the door well before the 10:00 opening, and over 150 children attended to pick out a free book to take home.
In addition to the members of the Kiwanis Club, the Strongsville High School Key Club, Strongsville Middle School Builders Club, and the Saint Joseph & John Builders Club were all on hand to help make the day a success. Strongsville Middle School students offered face painting, while the Saint Joseph & John students performed skits for all those attending. Members of the student clubs also offered to read to the young attendees.
Tim Protiva, the Children’s Librarian of the Strongsville branch, entertained the children with story time readings of some of his favorite books.
The Read Around the World event, now in it’s 14th year, is one of the most popular programs for the club. “It is critically important for children to gain an appreciation of reading” said club President Bill Applebee. “We hope that our program helps parents keep their children interested in reading as it will help them in school and throughout life.”