2015 marks the first year for the Rotary Club of Jasper to donate dictionaries. Holding true to The Dictionary Project’s mission, Don Holt, president of the Rotary club of Jasper expressed that, “We wanted to help children become good writers, active readers and creative readers by giving them their own dictionary.” The project is part of the local club’s Rotary Reads Literacy program. Jasper... Read More
Enjoy this fun video spoofing Lions pancake breakfasts, featuring real Lions clubs members and Chicago Second City Players Carisa Barreca, Greg Hollimon, Kevin Sciretta, and Neal Dandade.
Logovoracious – Written by Joe McKay There’s no such word in the dictionary, and as I type it, Microsoft Word protests by underlining it in scarlet red. MW aims to throw cold water on my lust for new words. And, yet again, I feel for Hester Prynne! The fact that I am a conscious locavore … one who tries to eat locally raised food,... Read More
Aiming to promote literacy in West Virginia, the Verizon Pioneers teamed up with The Dictionary Project in 2004. “A natural fit for volunteers who made their careers in the field of communications, the Pioneers gave dictionaries to children to encourage them to read and learn for a successful future.” Since starting the project, the WV Chapter #42 Clubs and Councils have presented over 9,500... Read More
Lions Clubs International has been a dedicated sponsor of The Dictionary Project for many years. Clubs across the United States have worked diligently to continue their local projects and we greatly appreciate their participation. We would like to highlight a few clubs and the work they have accomplished in their communities. Milan Lions Club, Indiana The Milan Lions Club started the project in 2008... Read More
A new milestone has been met in 2015! Every never before covered school in Missouri has been sponsored! Thanks to dedicated sponsors and team work, 22,426 students were able to receive a personal dictionary for the first time. If you are interested in helping your state’s third grade students receive a dictionary, we can help you identify the closest uncovered school(s) in your area... Read More