Elks hand out hundreds of dictionaries to elementary school students

2013-11-21T13:00:00Z Elks hand out hundreds of dictionaries to elementary school studentsBy Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 donated 320 dictionaries to third-grade students at Oro Valley elementarty schools Casa Christian, Copper Creek, Immaculate Heart, Mesa Verde, and Wilson Elementary Schools.

The dictionaries also included copies of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and the history of the American Flag. Over the past 10 years, the lodge has donated more than 2,850 dictionaries to students.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at pvillarreal@azstarnet.com or 573-4130.

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