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Regional nonprofit offers this summer study opportunity
GED summer hall
Photo courtesy of The Place.

Teens and adults looking for a quiet place to study this summer will be able to take advantage of one area nonprofit’s upcoming opportunity. 

The Place of Forsyth is offering a summer study hall for anyone ages 18 and over every Monday and Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. in its community room from June 5-July 26, according to a recent press release.

The Place’s Community Room is located at 2550 The Place Circle in Cumming. 

While it’s a self-paced program, tutors are available to help as needed. Free childcare and dinner will also be provided.

“We are offering $50 gas cards for every 25 hours earned or eight in-person classes attended in the program,” said Adult Education Development Coordinator Paige Ashkeboussi. 

To sign up, people can contact her at or at (770) 887-1098 extension 223.

ESL nights

The Place has partnered with the Literacy Network of North Georgia to offer English as a Second Language “family literacy series” nights this summer.

Literacy nights will be hosted Monday and Wednesday evenings 5-6:30 p.m. from June 5-July 26 at The Place’s Forsyth location, 2550 The Place Circle in Cumming. 

Gatherings will encourage family fun through conversation and a meal. 

There are limited spots for these nights. People can RSVP with Paige Ashkeboussi through the contact details listed above.