Jamestown Elks Donate Dictionaries
Jamestown Elks Lodge #263 donated 102 dictionaries recently to third grade students at Southwestern Elementary school in West Ellicott. The lodge has partnered with The Dictionary Project each year since 2002 and this year donated over 880 dictionaries to area elementary schools..[sic] “Our Elks lodge is proud to partner with the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation making it possible to perform the dictionary distribution,” said Paul Hill, Exalted Ruler. “It has been a continued tradition to supply every third grader with a dictionary, a tradition that will continue to build minds for years to come.” The chairman of the lodge dictionary committee is Tim Anderson and the other committee members are Jim Mathis and lodge Secretary Rich Dixon[.] Other elementary schools participating were Bethel Baptist, Cassadaga Valley, Clymer, Frewsburg, Jamestown, Maple Grove, Fenner, Pine Valley, and Sherman.