Hope Reed, Exalted Ruler, presented the dictionaries to the North Myrtle Beach Intermediate and Middle Schools.
The Elks Lodge participates in The Dictionary Project with headquarters in Charleston, S. C. The mission of this project is to distribute dictionaries to as many schools as possible in the United States and other parts of the world as a community service. The Little River Elks Lodge received a grant from the Elks National Foundation in Chicago, IL, to help students from local schools to love reading.
Principal Graham of NMB Intermediate School and Principal Horton of NMB Middle School expressed appreciation for the donation of these valuable teaching tools.
This is the second year the Little River Elks have received a grant from the Elks National Foundation for assisting local education efforts.