Altrusa of Lexington begins dictionary project

Altrusa International of Lexington, KY, held its first Dictionary Project for the 2011-2012 school year on September 8, 2011, International Literacy Day, with the third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School. Seventy-five third graders, their teachers, Principal Tammie Franks, and Family Resources Center Director Laura Van Epps joined eight Altrusa members in celebrating the "Magic of Words." Alice Nelson, Family/Community Liaison with the Fayette County Public School system was also in attendance. Altrusa of Lexington members have Dictionary Projects planned during the current school year with five additional Lexington/Fayette County elementary schools.