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Green Tree Rotary gave dictionaries to third-grade students at eight area elementary schools the week of November 2, 2014. The Third Grade is seen as a pivotal time for children who are leaning to write, and having a dictionary for the child's own use helps them immensely. This is the sixth year that we have been involved with "The Dictionary Project".
Green Tree Rotary awarded two $1,500 scholarships for 2014, The students receiving the scholarships were Amy Coombs and Chandrasekar Muthiah. The students were selected based on several criteria: Scholarship, School Activities, Community Service and Financial Need. Amy Coombs is graduating from Keystone Oaks High School. She is planning to attend Pennsylvania State University at the Erie, Pa., Campus. She plans to pursue a degree in Nursing at the College of Nursing. Chandrasekar Muthiah is also graduating from Keystone Oaks High School. He is planning to attend Northwestern University, where he plans to pursue a degree in medicine. .
Greentree Rotary members prepared 130 Easter Baskets and distributed them to shut-ins within the Green Tree area.
President John Herington at Green Tree Borough's meet & greet for new residents.
Greentree Rotary, Bishop Canevin Interact Club, and many friends sang Christmas Carols to the residents of HCR Manorcare on Greentree Road on Dec. 9, 2012. The residents greatly enjoyed the singing and many joined in.
Green Tree Rotary held a Free Book Fair at Thaddeus Stevens Elementary in the Elliott neighborhood of Pittsburgh in January, 2012. Green Tree Rotary collected gently-used books throughout the year. The books were sorted by age group, and the children were able to each pick four free books. The children were thrilled. Many of these children did not have many books to call their own. We’re trying to change that!