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Kent Von Der Vellen


Kent Von Der Vellen is a more than 20-year resident of Medina and has a deep interest in nonprofit groups in Medina County.

He has been a volunteer for various youth sports teams, is a member of the Medina Lions Club, the Medina County Senior Services Network, and the Medina Chamber of Commerce. He also has been a photographer for the Miracle League Golf Outing.

After the death of their college-age son, Kent and his wife, Kim, founded the Jakob F. Von Der Vellen Memorial Foundation . Since 2012, the foundation has awarded numerous $1,000 scholarships to college-bound seniors.

Von Der Vellen can be contacted by e-mailing him at or by calling 330-421-0863.