EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A local Elk's Lodge is donating dictionaries to third grade classrooms this week.
The Eau Claire Elk’s Lodge #402 has been making the donations for the past three years. The Elk's Lodge will give out more than 1,200 dictionaries to 21 Chippewa Valley schools.
The group raised the funds for the effort with the help of sponsors and others in the community.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (ELK'S LODGE NEWS RELEASE) --The Eau Claire Elk’s Lodge #402 has been coordinating the distribution of dictionaries to local third grade classrooms for the past 3 years. With the continued partnerships of Charter Bank, Gordy’s, and Chilson Motors, the Elk’s Lodge is able to continue their tradition. Through the funds raised from these major sponsors and others in our community, the Elk’s Lodge will deliver over 1,200 free dictionaries to 21 schools in the Chippewa Valley.
Paul Kohler, President & CEO of Charter Bank, stated that “We are very happy to be a part of this program providing children with their own dictionary which will assist them with their school work for years to come.”
Dictionaries will be distributed during the week of September 23rd.