Rotary Club of Montclair, New Jersey

In 2004, the Rotary Club of Montclair, New Jersey first participated in The Dictionary Project, providing dictionaries to third grade students in Montclair and Verona. The project was chaired by Rotarian Georgia Brown and she has continued to head the project for her club ever since. Her enthusiasm for the project earned her the nickname “Dictionary Peach”. “I was a natural choice to chair...
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Rotary Club of Madison County, North Carolina

Third grade students in Madison County Schools were recently given the gift of a dictionary by the Rotary Club of Madison County. The Club has participated in The Dictionary Project since 2004 and to date, has provided over 3,700 dictionaries to Madison County students. Hot Springs Elementary third grade teacher Earl Lynn Allison said her students look forward to the dictionary project each year....
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Beloit Elks Lodge # 864, Wisconsin

For 15 years, the Beloit Elks Lodge # 864 in Beloit, Wisconsin has provided a dictionary to third grade students in Beloit. Cumulatively, the lodge has provided over 11,1000 dictionaries. Last year, an “Americanism Bookmark” was added to their gift. Kenneth Boss, Elks Project Chairman, told us “The response from the kids has been unbelievable. This is a great way to promote Americanism at...
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Essex Junction Lions Club, Vermont

Doris Maynard, Treasurer of the Essex Junction Lions Club sent us a letter and pictures of her club’s dictionary project. She wrote in her letter: Brief history: I was a brand new Lion at my first cabinet meeting back in 2017. Another Lion from a nearby club shared the story of the Dictionary Project and I was “hooked!” Our club voted to take part...
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Big Rapids Lions Club, Michigan

The Big Rapids Lions Club partnered with The Dictionary Project this year to provide dictionaries to nearly 200 third grade students in Big Rapids and Paris, Michigan. The students were thrilled to get a dictionary of their own.

Bedford Lions Club, Indiana

Since 2006, the Bedford Lions Club has participated in The Dictionary Project, presenting a personal dictionary to third grade students in Lawrence County, Indiana. In total, the club has provided more than 6,000 dictionaries to area students.

Rotary Club of Winona, Minnesota

From the October 8, 2021 Facebook post of Winona Health It’s more than just a dictionary! What a special gift to fuel literacy and a love of learning!  When I picked up my daughter from school, she excitedly told me she got her dictionary today, but forgot it in her locker. I asked her about the dictionary and she said that all third graders...
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