Recently, Vergennes Lions Club President, Yvonne Raphael, and Lion Larry Simino visited all schools in Vergennes and Ferrisburgh to distribute “A Student’s Dictionary” to all 62 third grade students. Teachers said they have seen significant educational growth from the students using these dictionaries. One fifth grade student, who has been using the dictionary the past two years said, “this is more than a dictionary,... Read More
Representing the Lester Prairie Lions, Troy Feltmann visited Lester Prairie Elementary School April 1 to deliver dictionaries to the third graders through The Dictionary Project. Since starting the project in 2010, Lester Prairie Lions have donated over 200 dictionaries to local students. We are thankful for sponsors who take the time to personally present the dictionaries to each class!
Anse “Windy” Windham was the Past President and Past District Governor of Lions Club District 283. As a Lion, he received the Melvin Jones Award for dedicated humanitarian service, the Ed Flood Award on behalf of the Texas Lions Foundation, and most recently, the Jack Wiech Fellow award for dedicated service to the children of the Texas Lions Camp. Mr. Windham introduced The Dictionary... Read More
PDG Cal and Lion Joyce Lawson of the Converse Lions Club, on behalf of their grand-daughter Isabella Lawson, donated student dictionaries to her class and four other grade classes at Longs Creek Elementary School. Principal, Mr. Ford, and teacher Mrs. Carlin (project coordinator) presented letters of appreciation as well as thank-you notes from all the students involved for the thoughtfulness and generosity of our... Read More
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... Read More
Project Coordinator Charles Budd, along with fellow Lion Club members Danny Queen, Linda Goddin and Tommy Boykin, worked with faculty and teachers of Daughtry Elementary School to provide the gift of a dictionary. Until now, Daughty Elementary students had yet to be sponsored. With the support of The Dictionary Project, the Lions Club of Greater Butts County will donate nearly 300 dictionaries this fall... Read More
Lions Harold Davis and Jim Kuda of the Hawk Point Lions Club delivered dictionaries to three Missouri schools this fall. 2014 marks the third year the Hawk Point Lions Club have participated in The Dictionary Project. We appreciate all the hard work that goes into making distribution day successful!
This fall, the Gordon Lions Club presented dictionaries to 3rd grade students at Rushville, Gordon, and Hay Springs Elementary Schools as well as Merriman and Extension Public Schools. Lion Club member Nancy Russell has spearheaded the project for over seven years. All together, the Gordon Lions have impacted the lives of 696 students in Nebraska, proving that education is a top priority for the... Read More