Rotary Clubs Make a Difference in Kershaw County
Camden and West Wateree Rotary Club members reinforced the power of words recently when they donated nearly 100 dictionaries to Kershaw County School third-graders as part of their annual Dictionary Project. During their visits, club members handed out the dictionaries and talked with students about the importance of expanding their vocabularies. “Literacy promotion is one of Rotary International’s primary areas of focus, and the... Read More
Challenge Accepted: How Many Letters Are in the Longest Word in the Dictionary?
Members of the Florence Rotary Club, led by Rotarian Ken Gunter, distributed dictionaries to students at Carver Elementary School. As the students anxiously flipped through the pages, Principal Rogers gave the students the task of finding and counting the letters for the longest word in the dictionary. If you are unfamiliar with the longest word in the English language, it consists of 1,909 letters... Read More
Rotarians Deliver Dictionaries
Today the members of the Rotary Club of Daniel prepared and delivered dictionaries to all third grader students at the Cainhoy School and on Daniel Island. As part of the club’s literacy program the club deliveries dictionaries to all third grade students each year. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination,... Read More