David Harbinson presented a $2,000 donation check
for GLAD from the Grenada Rotary Club to Valinda Smith,
Adult Literacy Program Coordinator, on November 3rd.
Our sincerest thanks to the Grenada Rotary Club for their November 3rd donation of $2,000 to the Grenada Adult Literacy Program in support of our program operations budget which would have experienced a budget shortfall and resulting cutbacks for the 2014-15 fiscal year except for this donation and another received last month from an individual supporter.
GLAD has long enjoyed widespread encouragement from our community and this is just the latest example. Our ongoing thanks are due to the City and County leaders who support annual appropriations to keep our classes and tutoring sessions available and free of cost to adult learners. Local Rotarians have been significant supporters of the adult literacy program since its inception in the mid-1980’s. In the early years, they provided annual funds for the adult literacy program’s office telephone service so that tutors and students could reach us. Recently, they provided the gravel parking lot in front of our building in order to have adequate parking for students, tutors, and staff at the Grenada Adult Education Center. Now, they have shifted our 2014-15 program budget into the black.
We again thank them and our community for their faithfulness in meeting our program needs.