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Testimonials

"The Kiwanis of Riverview have been doing The Dictionary Project for about 5 years. The Kiwanis will visit the 3rd grade class of each school and make a small, quick presentation. Discuss the value of owning your own dictionary and safer to use than the internet for young children. With the distribution this year we have delivered over 1,100 dictionaries to third graders in our own school district plus a charter school located in a nearby city that does not have a Kiwanis Club to service them. This is one of our favorite community services. The children are always very happy to receive their own dictionary. We receive dozens of thank you letters every time we do this. To raise money to fund this project, we sell sponsorships to the program. The following have made generous donations to our club. Councilman James Trombley, Council Andrew Swift, School Board Member Kathleen Bosman, The law office of Pentiuk Couvreur & Kobiljak, Charles E. Raines Engineering, Forest School Activity Fund, Advantage One Credit Union."

Andrew Swift, Kiwanis Club of Riverview, Riverview, MI

Featured Articles

Volunteers from the Sunbeam Grange #2 and the Friends of the Kelley Farm completed their annual dictionary project this past November after distributing 456 dictionaries to students attending the Clearview, Otsego, and Westwood Elementary Schools in Minnesota.
Members of the Rotary Club of Highlands Ranch donated 432 dictionaries to students attending Acres Green, Copper Mesa, Coyote Creek, Eldorado, and Sand Creek Elementary Schools in Littleton and Highlands Ranch, Colorado this past December.
The Gulf Breeze High School Key Club vice President, John Stopper, requested a grant for $666.66 from the Florida Key Club District.
Joe Mc Kay’s “Crazy About Words” … toasting our language since 2003!
In this day of online dictionaries and smartphone apps, is a paperback dictionary still a necessity? We get questions like this from time to time.
The Kiwanis Club of Sheffield continues its commitment to the youth of Southern Berkshire by once again participating in The Dictionary Project.
The Wayne County Community Foundation has a longstanding dedication to the education of students in Wayne County, and the Foundation’s Dictionary Project places that interest directly into the hands of its young people.
BASSETERRE ST. Kitts, October 18th, 2013 -- One of the very significant and important Projects for the Rotary Club of St. Kitts for the year 2013 – 2014 is the Dictionary Project.