Each of the past nine years, Fernandina Beach Rotary Club members have distributed dictionaries to every third grader in Nassau County. This year’s Dictionary Project teams placed 882 dictionaries into the hands of elementary school students in Fernandina Beach, Yulee, Bryceville, Callahan and Hilliard as well as at Faith Christian Academy, St. Michael’s Academy and Amelia Island Montessori. But club members do more than... Read More
This year marks the seventh consecutive year in which the Neola Lions Club in Neola, Iowa, has donated dictionaries to the Tri-Center Elementary third grade students. Students excitedly explored their dictionaries, showing each other words they found, and checking out other special features of their dictionaries. Dictionaries are purchased from the proceeds of the Neola Lions club’s many fund-raising activities.
The Rotary Club of the Caldwells recently participated in the Dictionary Project distributing over 350 dictionaries to all the 3rd graders in Caldwell, Essex Fells, North Caldwell, and West Caldwell schools in New Jersey. Since beginning the project in 2004, members have sponsored over 3,500 children in the Caldwell area. The Rotary Club of The Caldwells’ membership represents a cross-section of businesses and professional... Read More
Frances Heyne out of Houston, Texas has made community service a life-long passion. In 2013 she extended her efforts and introduced The Dictionary Project to Yellowstone Academy in Houston. Yellowstone Academy was established in 2001 when a group saw a need and bought property in a part of Houston called the ‘Bottoms.’ Utilizing an existing school facility on the property, the school was able... Read More