Rotary Club hands out dictionaries to local third-graders, Robb: ‘It is wonderful to see how happy they are just to get their own dictionary’

ARTHURDALE — Third- grade students across the county received dictionaries from the Rotary Club of Kingwood on Wednesday. “This is the eighth year we have done this,” Rotary Club member Bob Meissner said. “We have been able to provide hundreds of dictionaries to children throughout the county.” Retired teacher and Rotary Club member Ann Robb, along with Rotary member Sam Hess, passed out dictionaries...
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Rotary delivers dictionaries to schoolchildren

In 2004, the Rotary Club of Knoxville had a vision to supply dictionaries to all Marion County children in grades three or four, that aligned with Rotary International’s Global Literacy Initiative. When discussing the project with the schools, Pleasantville asked the local Lions Club to lead this effort. Because there is a Rotary Club of Pella, Knoxville decided to focus efforts in Knoxville, Twin...
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Project defines Rotary’s giving spirit

Cameron Park Rotarians recently visited third-grade classrooms in Cameron Park and Shingle Springs to hand out free dictionaries to students. The local Rotary Club distributed nearly 400 books at Blue Oak Elementary, Buckeye Elementary, Green Valley Elementary, Latrobe Elementary, Rescue Elementary and the California Montessori Project in Shingle Springs. Paul Stewart, principal at Blue Oak Elementary in Cameron Park, expressed his gratitude for Rotary’s...
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Rotarians Deliver Dictionaries

Today the members of the Rotary Club of Daniel prepared and delivered dictionaries to all third grader students at the Cainhoy School and on Daniel Island. As part of the club’s literacy program the club deliveries dictionaries to all third grade students each year. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination,...
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Dictionary project going strong

The Wayne County Community Foundation has a longstanding dedication to the education of students in Wayne County, and the Foundation’s Dictionary Project places that interest directly into the hands of its young people.