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The official publication of the Georgia Association of the Deaf, is a quarterly newsletter for members of the Georgia Association of the Deaf. Members receive their newsletters in January, April, July and October.

Contributions and Reprints

Send your stories, news items, event announcements, engagement/marriage/baby announcements, odd or interesting news stories about deaf or hard of hearing world printed in other newspaper (cut them out and send them) to:

The GAD Banner Editor
PO Box 7023
Columbus, GA 31908

Submit Deadline

Deadline Issue
December 15th January, February, March
March 15th April, May, June
June 15th July, August, September
September 15th October, November, December



For placement of ads or information, please contact Editor, Shannon Biezenbos, at above address or mail camera-ready layout to:

Georgia Association of the Deaf
PO Box 7023
Columbus, GA 31908

Advertising Rates
Size Cost
Full page $100/issue
Half page $70/issue
Quarter page $45/issue
Eighth page $25/issue
Classified or line advertising $1/line/issue (minimum 3 lines)

Note: GAD does not endorse any products or services for the deaf advertised in this publication. All are equally treated and it is up to the consumer to buy their best products or services. Prices apply to camera-ready layout only. If you desire us to typeset your ad, there will be a charge of $15.20 for full page; $7.10 for half page; and $3.55 for quarter page. No mark-up charge for typesetting for classified or line advertising. Scanning veloxes (pictures or drawings for ads) are extra. Please note that full page ads must be no larger than 7 1/2 inches wide by 9 1/2 inches long. Deadline for Advertising is the 15th of the preceding month of the next publication.



Georgia Association of the Deaf members receive The GAD Banner quarterly. For more information about joining GAD, click here.


Address Changes

Please send address changes or corrections to:

Georgia Association of the Deaf
PO Box 7023
Columbus, GA 31908


The GAD Banner Staff

Editor Shannon Biezenbos
Associate Editor Krystal Davis
Page Maker Vacant
Advertisement Manager Vacant