This is the first year Kern Valley Friends of the Library has participated in the project.The Kern Valley Sun wrote about the event and gave a brief overview of the mission of the Dictionary Project. The Kern Valley Friends This is the first year Kern Valley Friends of the Library has participated in the project.The Kern Valley Sun wrote about the event and gave... Read More
The Rotary Club of Ashland, VA, recently donated 550 dictionaries to students at John Gandy and Elmont Elementary Schools. Rotarians provided dictionaries to all third graders, but also extended the project to fourth and fifth graders who had not been sponsored in the past few years. Heather Ostrander, an Ashland Rotarian, had this to say about the project: “The response from the students was... Read More
The Rotary Club of Union, New Jersey, was recently featured in local media for their Dictionary Project. According to Rotarian Norman Wooley, the club has donated over 600 dictionaries in 2018, with plans to continue to increase that number. The Rotary Club of Union has participated in the Dictionary Project since 2004, and has donated over 10,000 dictionaries!
Winona Rotary Club was recently featured in the Winona Daily News when they donated 500 dictionaries to third graders where they live. Rotarians Rod Baker and Nick Edstrom helped students use their new books and answered questions and played educational games with them. Since beginning their dictionary project 12 years ago, Winona Rotary Club has donated 6,000 dictionaries to students in their area.
The Stroud Lions Club in Oklahoma sent us a picture from their most recent Dictionary Day. They presented 42 dictionaries to students in 3 different classes, as well as providing dictionaries for the classroom teachers. This is the Stroud Lions Club’s first year participating in the Dictionary Project. They have presented 264 students with their very own dictionaries.
Studley Grange in Midland, Michigan, was featured in their local media when they extended their project to include Clare Primary School. The Grange has participated in the Dictionary Project since 2004, and has donated dictionaries to students in Bullock Creek School District every year. Since they started the project, members have provided over 2,000 students with copies of ‘The Best Dictionary for Students.’
Members of American Legion Post # 258 recently visited Orchard View Elementary in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to give dictionaries to third graders. The students were delight to receive their new books. Since beginning their Dictionary Project in 2015, American Legion Post # 258 has donated 384 dictionaries.