Bartlesville Adult Learning Center Receives $10,000 Grant

posted May 25, 2016, 10:08 AM by District Webmaster   [ updated May 25, 2016, 10:09 AM ]

[Bartlesville, OK] – 05/19/2016 – This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the Bartlesville Adult Learning Center a $10,000 grant to support adult literacy.  This local grant award is part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded to more than 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves.

The Bartlesville Adult Learning Center is sponsored by the Bartlesville School District.  The Bartlesville Adult Learning Center provides educational assistance to individuals in order to help them improve their literacy skills, earn a High School Equivalency Diploma, and become more proficient with the English language.  The Bartlesville Adult Learning Center applies for the Dollar General grant funding each year and has been a recipient of the Dollar General Grant award since 2010. 

The Bartlesville Adult learning Center (BALC) has served over 3,400 individuals in Washington, Nowata, and Osage Counties.  

The learning center offers flexibly scheduled Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language classes.  The classes are available through a variety of methods, including online and traditional.  All classes are taught by certified instructors.  The learning center also has an authorized Pearson VUE GED Testing Center.

“Consistent with our mission of Serving Others, we are excited to provide these organizations with funding to further literacy and education across the communities we call home,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO.  “It is always so exciting to see the true and meaningful impact the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has on both children and adults looking to improve their lives through literacy.”

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to support initiatives that help others improve their lives through literacy and education. Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $120 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 7.3 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education.

About the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is proud to support initiatives that help others improve their lives through literacy and education as part of the company’s mission of Serving Others for over 20 years.  Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $120 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 7.3 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education. For more information about the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and its grant programs, visit www.dgliteracy.org.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years through its mission of Serving Others. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates 12,483 stores in 43 states as of January 29, 2016. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

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