The Kiwanis Club of Reisterstown has participated in The Dictionary Project for four consecutive years, donating dictionaries to children in Baltimore County Public Schools. Last fall members distributed around 600 dictionaries to seven elementary schools in their community. Project Coordinator Michael D. Grimes stated, “Our members really enjoy going to the schools, passing out the books, and interacting with the children as we walk... Read More
Every student attending the third grade at Hickory Public Schools will receive the gift of a personal dictionary, thanks to Hickory Kiwanis. This annual donation campaign, started locally in 2005, provides new dictionaries to children while encouraging them to learn new words so that they may enhance their use of the English language. The dictionary project was created in 1955 in South Carolina and... Read More
The Kiwanis Club of Westside Jacksonville recently distributed dictionaries to third-grader students in Duval County School District. The Kiwanis have already donated over 250 books to five elementary schools for the 2014-2015 school year. Kiwanis members personally presented the dictionaries to each third grade class and explained to students that pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling, reading, language and writing skills are needed for educational success in... Read More
Hayfield Grange, along with the following organizations – Cambridge Spring Kiwanis Club, Covenant Lodge #473, John Hotchkiss’ Barber Shop, Saegertown Women’s Improvement Club, Spa Dental Center, Dr. Marie Crocker, State Farm Insurance Company Agent Gene Schlosser, Townville Lions Club and the Townville Pierian Club – have donated funds to purchase dictionaries for each third grade students in the Penncrest School District. Volunteers from Lodge... Read More
The Kiwanis Club of Oxford donated brand new dictionaries to the Oxford Elementary School third grade class recently.