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... 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!
Waseca Lions Club recently distributed dictionaries to all third-graders in Waseca’s three elementary schools. Lion Jay Sopkowiak is shown with Mrs. Altmann’s Hartley third graders. Lion Diane Beckmann and Lion Becky Dennis also gave out books at the three schools. With each student owning a book, the teachers will have the opportunity to emphasize pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling, reading, language and writing skills needed for... Read More
There are a multitude of benefits from volunteering. Not only does volunteering strengthen your community by uniting people towards a common goal, it also creates an outlet for people to learn from each other and build lasting friendships. “I really enjoy getting to know people and helping them develop as a person and in their work,” said Roderick Baker, Winona Rotarian and Winona Daily... Read More
For the seventh straight year, all third grade students in the Anoka-Hennepin School District received a free dictionary through a national project designed to help students became good writer, active readers and creative thinkers. it is funded locally by the Anoka-Hennepin Educational Foundation(AHEF), Rotaries and Connexus Energy. Tess Degeest, the AHEF executive director, and Phil Knutson, a member of the Anoka Rotary, delivered books... Read More