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Listing Last Update: June 7, 2017

Location

4277 N. State Rouge 376
McConnelsville, OH 43756
www.mideastctc.org/able

Primary Contact

Adam Shriver

1-800-350-1242

able@mideastctc.org

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

Morgan County Learning Center receives $8400 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy

This past week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the Morgan County Learning Center a $8,400 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant award is part of more than $7.5 million in grants awarded to nearly 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 44 states that Dollar General serves.

Ron Moore, Chair of the Morgan County Learning Center Board of Directors states "We are very pleased to be the recipients of this grant. The Learning Center currently houses the Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE) program and the goals and objectives of the Dollar General Literacy program and the ABLE program will support improving literacy skills of the citizens of Morgan County in the areas of reading literacy, financial literacy and computer literacy."

"Dollar General is excited to provide these organizations with funding to support literacy and education throughout the 44 states we serve," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's CEO. "Providing these grants and supporting the communities we call home reflects our mission of Serving Others and it's rewarding to see the impact these funds have."

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 $135 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 8.6 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education.

The Morgan County Learning Center, housed in a handicapped accessible facility that includes a fifteen unit computer lab, a large classroom area, small office area and storage/lounge area for student discussion and group study, was established in 2006 for the purpose of providing post-secondary courses and serves as the only higher education facility for the county. College, for many of the county's population is an unfamiliar challenge and a new beginning. The Learning Center is the "college of choice" for area low-income and first-generation college students who seek the education and skills required by an increasingly demanding workplace and society. The mission statement of the Center is:

  • to promote and encourage education and learning among the residents of Morgan County;
  • to operate the facility known as the Morgan County Learning Center (MCLC);
  • to receive revenue from the operation of the MCLC;
  • to receive endowments and related monies; and
  • to solicit monies in the form of gifts and/or grants from industry, governmental agencies and selected private entities, for the promotion and delivery of educational programs, and for the maintenance, improvement and equipping of the Morgan County Learning Center.

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 nearly 25 years. Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $135 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 8.6 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 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, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 13,429 stores in 44 states as of March 3, 2017, Dollar General is among the largest discount retailers in the United States. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola.

Hours of operation: Mon. -Thurs. 9:00 - 1:00

Cost info: No costs.

Program Status:
Active