Getting Ahead Graduation May 27
By Cynthia Godbey
May 26, 2023
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Bonham, Texas -- The public is invited to celebrate the accomplishments of our spring class of "Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World" on Saturday, May 27 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church Williams Education Building located at the corner of 9th and Center Streets.

Nine individuals will be honored with a graduation ceremony for completing a 16-week class where they:

  • learned to build relationships that can help them succeed
  • recognized that money is not the only resource that keeps people stuck in poverty
  • made practical plans to help them move forward
  • gained an understanding of hidden rules that various socio-economic groups use
  • mastered new skills that will enable them to make real changes in their lives

A reception will follow the graduation ceremony.