Gainesville, Hall County, GA

Apply NOW for the Wisdom Project Fall 2016 Session!

Deadline extended to July 15.  Apply NOW for the Wisdom Project Fall 2016 Session! 
The Wisdom Project is a senior leadership program that provides Hall County adults the opportunity to put their leadership skills to work and to advocate for Hall County as a terrific place to retire.  The program was recently recognized as a national model in the Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Georgia Trend and Georgia Power’s online magazine, On Georgia for its innovation and benefit to the Hall County community.

Participants selected will be given a special opportunity to develop an understanding of the promises and challenges of our community and gain invaluable knowledge about the community in which you live. Eight sessions, covering such topics as Healthcare, Education, Arts and Entertainment, Government, Social Services and Business and Industry are covered in day-long sessions.  Graduates of the program are then invited to join the over 100 Wisdom Keepers, who to date have logged over 5,000 hours of service by contributing their creativity, knowledge and wisdom to the greater good of Hall County.

Applications for the Fall 2016 class can be found online at or by contacting Kathy Amos at Brenau University's Center for Lifetime Study, 770-538-4705.  Email:

The program fee is $175 per person, including materials and lunches.

Fall 2016 Dates:
Kickoff Session: August 12
Arts & Entertainment: August 26
Healthcare: September 9
Education: September 23
Business/Industry/Agriculture: October 14 
Government: October 28
Social Services: November 11
WISE UP & Graduation: November 18