Heritage Fund – The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, Indiana

All third grade students in Bartholomew County, including homeschooled students, received a dictionary this year, thanks to funding provided by the Heritage Fund – The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, organizational support from the IUPUC Center for Teaching and Learning, and volunteers from BARTA (Bartholomew Retired Teachers Association) who presented the dictionaries to the students. BARTA members often go to their former schools and...
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Lions Clubs Across the Country Are Making an Impact

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...
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Students in Wa-Nee Community Schools Receive Dictionaries from the Rotary Club of Nappanee

he Rotary Club of Nappanee has participated in The Dictionary Project for five years, donating over 1,000 books to students in Wa-Nee Community Schools. This year, Dennis Martin, dictionary project chairman for the Rotary Club, presented the books to ten third grade classes. He opened the presentation by asking students if they knew anything about Rotary. Martin explained to each class that Rotary is...
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Atwood Lions Club Works with Fellow Lions to Ensure Kosciusko County Students Receive Dictionaries

Letter from Carol Huffer, Atwood Lions Club: In the last four years, when the project began, we are excited each fall to get the number of books needed, get them ordered and delivered as soon as possible because the “kids” are always so excited to receive them. We deliver dictionaries to nine elementary schools within our county – Kosciusko County, Indiana. Every 3rd grade...
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