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CFVI Distributes Dictionaries to Third Graders

Oct. 6, 2006 – The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands will distribute dictionaries to all 3rd grade public, parochial and non-public elementary schools students in the territory, according to a press release from CFVI.
In the last three years, more than 5,000 dictionaries have been provided territory-wide to public schools through the Dictionary Project Fund at CFVI.
This year assistance in distribution will provided by individual volunteers as well as representatives from East End Lions Club, Rotary Mid Isle, Rotary Sunrise, Rotary II and the St. Croix Foundation. Other distribution assistance was provided by First Bank Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Title & Abstract LLC, and Innovative Communications Corp.
Dictionaries will be distributed at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Juanita Gardine Elementary School on St. Croix and at 10 a.m., on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Yvonne Milliner-Bowsky Elementary School on St. Thomas.
"In our fourth year of providing dictionaries to Virgin Island third graders, we are thankful for the generosity of our donors and grateful for the enthusiasm of our volunteers, most of whom are joining us for the fourth consecutive year," said Gretta Moorhead, founding donor of the Dictionary Fund. "We hope that students and teachers continue to benefit from the use of these dictionaries both in school and at home." Gretta Moorhead, a former English teacher in the St. Thomas public schools, established the fund in 2002 as a permanent fund at CFVI.

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Oct. 6, 2006 - The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands will distribute dictionaries to all 3rd grade public, parochial and non-public elementary schools students in the territory, according to a press release from CFVI.
In the last three years, more than 5,000 dictionaries have been provided territory-wide to public schools through the Dictionary Project Fund at CFVI.
This year assistance in distribution will provided by individual volunteers as well as representatives from East End Lions Club, Rotary Mid Isle, Rotary Sunrise, Rotary II and the St. Croix Foundation. Other distribution assistance was provided by First Bank Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Title & Abstract LLC, and Innovative Communications Corp.
Dictionaries will be distributed at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Juanita Gardine Elementary School on St. Croix and at 10 a.m., on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Yvonne Milliner-Bowsky Elementary School on St. Thomas.
"In our fourth year of providing dictionaries to Virgin Island third graders, we are thankful for the generosity of our donors and grateful for the enthusiasm of our volunteers, most of whom are joining us for the fourth consecutive year," said Gretta Moorhead, founding donor of the Dictionary Fund. "We hope that students and teachers continue to benefit from the use of these dictionaries both in school and at home." Gretta Moorhead, a former English teacher in the St. Thomas public schools, established the fund in 2002 as a permanent fund at CFVI.