Word of the Day: Approval

ap·prov·al /əˈpro͞ovəl/, noun: the action of accepting something as satisfactory or granting permission to proceed; praise

Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.” Andrew Carnegie, 1835 – 1919

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” Vernon Howard, 1918 – 1992

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” Mark Twain, 1835 – 1910

pictured: Harris Lake Park Elementary third graders proudly displaying their new dictionaries. Since 2006, dictionaries have been distributed to all third graders in Dickinson County, IA by local Rotarians. “The Iowa Great Lake Rotary Club and Secure Benefits of Spirit Lake are proud to continue this very important service to our community!”