2016 American Fact Finder
US Census Bureau Hall County Population - 187,916
Hall County adults 25 years and older - 119,969
Percent of High school graduates - 78%
Adults 25 years and older without a high school diploma or GED - 22%
Since 1990, we have seen a 13.4% decrease in our below-high-school-education levels even though the population has grown by 94.3%!
The National Literacy Act defines literacy as:
An individual's ability to read, write and speak English; To compute and solve problems at levels of proficiency necessary to function on the job and in society; To achieve one's goals and develop one's knowledge and potential.
Literacy is not the end product, but a means to a better life for each person, and that person's family, employer, and the community in which that person lives
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What is Literacy?
Coming Soon! 27th Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee: It is Spelling Bee time! It's time for our annual fundraising event and we want you to be a part of the fun and fundraising for literacy efforts in our community. The “Great Grown-Up, Good Time Romp of a Spelling Bee, 27th Anniversary” takes place on May 15, 2018, at Brenau University’s Hosch Theatre. TICKETS = $10. Available in advance via: Eventbrite (tickets will also be sold at the door) TEAM SPONSORSHIP: for a 3 person team is $1,200, and it goes to a great cause!
Call or email us for information about being a team sponsor. firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-531-3358