Empowerment through Literacy

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Great Plains Literacy Council provides basic adult literacy services in Jackson and Harmon Counties. Services are free.

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Literacy News & Events

Tutor Talks – Training

Feb 22, 2019
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We will have regularly scheduled training sessions for both new and experienced tutors. In addition, tutors have access to all of the resources on the ProLiteracy website. Local training is free and tailored to individual tutor/learner needs. ProLiteracy online training is free with GPLC’s membership. Contact us for the member…

Tai Chi for Better Balance

Feb 13, 2019
tai chi for balance

Tai Chi – Classes begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday March 1, 2019 at the Altus Public Library. The class will meet on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30 am for twelve weeks. Tai Chi for Better Balance is offered free of charge through a partnership between the…

Our First Friday Fitness & Food Event

Feb 12, 2019
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Fitness & Food: We held our first Friday Fitness & Food event on February 1, 2019. Fitness began with stretching and Tai Chi Calisthenics to gain information about the participants. The lesson for healthy eating was to remember “Never eat carbohydrates naked!” If you need to stabilize your blood sugars,…