The Union Recorder


January 8, 2014

Literacy fair shares resources for an improved future

MILLEDGEVILLE — Family literacy — educating across the board, whether a mom, a dad or a child — is a vital component to bolstering the outlook and potential of the whole family. It also correlates to community success in decreased dropout numbers.

On the heels of last year's inaugural literacy fair success, the community-wide effort returns later this month to provide a range of resources and information on local programs offering literacy support.  

The fair is hosted by the local Partners for Education committee. This year's event is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Milledgeville Mall.

The event is geared toward the entire family.

The fair offers those who attend a glimpse of resources available for all family members with regards to literacy. Whether it's to increase reading skills, obtain a GED or even bolster financial literacy, resources and materials will be provided and participating vendors will be available to point local residents in the right direction.

This event is an opportunity for families - parents and other adults with a desire to go back to school or further their education and local students - to learn more about valuable resources that can help change the course of their futures.

There is also still time for interested participants to become vendors.

For more information about the upcoming event, or to sign up as a vendor, call 478-457-3325 or email

Share information on the upcoming event with others and encourage those seeking resources and information to attend. Doing so just may help change the course of someone's future.

This free event is open to the public and aims to provide information and materials all under one roof with one objective — to help increase the focus on the value of literacy, family literacy in particular, in the community.

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