Free dictionary giveaway

JC Rotary and Elks Lodge provide 3rd-graders with free dictionaries
Posted on 04/06/2022
dictionariesAll third-grade students at Johnson City Elementary School received a free dictionary on April 6 courtesy of the Johnson City Rotary Club and Elks Johnson City Lodge No 2821 BPOE.

The event is part of a nationwide campaign called "The Dictionary Project," an endeavor that aims to promote literacy in young students.

Representatives from the Rotary and Elks visited the classrooms to distribute approximately 140 dictionaries, a yearly tradition that began at the school in 2004.

In addition to providing free dictionaries, the Johnson City Rotary and Elks provide scholarships to graduating seniors each year.

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