The Cleveland Crunch is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Wickliffe Public Library for this year’s Summer Reading Program. As a part of this partnership, those participating in the children’s summer reading program are eligible to win free admission to the Cleveland Crunch Youth Soccer Camp on July 27 & 28 at Orlando Park in Wickliffe, Ohio, while participants in the adult portion of the program have a chance to win two tickets to a Crunch home game of their choice during the upcoming 2024-2025 season.

“We’re excited to join forces with the Wickliffe Public Library to encourage reading and offer exciting opportunities for kids and young adults to engage with soccer,” said Luciano V Ruscitto, Cleveland Crunch president.

Proud Wickliffe Alumni Supporting the Community
The Cleveland Crunch's involvement is also a testament to its deep roots in the Wickliffe community. Several key members of the Crunch team—players and staff—are proud Wickliffe High School alumni:

  • Luciano Ruscitto, Owner and President (Class of 2011)
  • Andriana Ruscitto, Director of Public Relations (Class of 2016)
  • Admir Suljevic, Player and 2024 MLIS MVP (Class of 2009)
  • Kevan Arnold, Play-by-Play Announcer (Class of 2009)
  • Chris LaPaglia, Lead Statistician (Class of 2015)
  • Nick Lanese, Public Address Announcer (Class of 2015)

More Information About the Wickliffe Public Library Summer Reading Program:

  • 2024 Children’s Summer Reading Program:
    • Dates: June 3 through July 26
    • Who’s Eligible: Children from birth to those who have completed 3rd grade.
    • How to Participate: Register at the Children’s Desk to receive your reading log. For every 5 days of reading, you earn a grand prize drawing ticket or a small prize. After 50 days of reading, you become eligible for a Champion Reader Prize.
  • 2024 Tween/Young Adult Summer Reading Program:
    • Dates: June 3 through July 26
    • Who’s Eligible: Tweens and young adults who have completed 4th – 12th grade.
    • How to Participate: Check out books this summer to receive scratch-off tickets, which may have prizes. Participate in library programs for additional scratch-off tickets, all of which are eligible for the grand prize drawing.
  • 2024 Adult Summer Reading Program:
    • Dates: June 3 through August 30
    • How to Participate: Read or listen to books and enter the weekly drawing. All entries are also eligible for the final prize basket raffle.

Don’t Miss Out!
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