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November 19, 2018

Leigh McIntosh

Rotary Foundation

If you have never heard of the Rotary Foundation, let me give you a little history. Created in 1917, their mission is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.

Eastside Senior Team awarding Alton C. Crews Middle School principal and winning student Shayda Torab with $500 donation to their school in honor of this accomplishment. L-R: Dr. Stephen Higgins, Eastside Medical Center Chief Medical Officer, Amy Wheeler, Eastside Medical Center Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Omar Hadi, Mako Trained Orthopedic Surgeon at Eastside Medical Center, Dr. Stacey Schepens, Alton C. Crews Middle School Principal, Shayda Torab, Eastside Name Our Robot Contest Winner, Trent Lind, Eastside Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Chad Lockhart, Eastside Medical Center Chief Operating Officer

Alton C. Crews Middle School student’s “R2-Knee2” wins hospital’s Name Our Robot contest

Eastside Medical Center celebrated the addition of the hospital’s new surgical robot, the Mako System robotic-arm, with an open house, ribbon cutting, and Name Our Robot awards ceremony on Thursday, October 25 at their main hospital located at 1700 Medical Way in Snellville. Attendees included hospital leaders, community leaders, chamber members, and Gwinnett and Walton County middle school principals, teachers, and students.

Hope Spring Distillery Announces Release of New Spirit: Garner Creek Gin

Gwinnett County distillery forays into grain-to-glass gin this fall

ATLANTA – Hope Springs Distillery, a premium, small-batch distillery in the heart of Lilburn, Ga., today announces the release of its first gin, Garner Creek, an exotic, craft spirit made with carefully selected spices and herbs. After months of meticulous experimentation, the Garner Creek Gin will finally hit the shelves in the coming weeks.

Loss Assessment Coverage

What is loss assessment coverage? It is one of the most overlooked coverages on a condo/townhouse policy (also available for regular homeowners policies).

(L-R) Seated Lucy Phillips, Standing (L-R) Ann Britt, Rev Mark Davis, Senior Pastor Kevin L. Creasman, Lucille Holland. Lucy and Lucille are twins.

Maintaining for 147 years…

Although Gwinnett County is home to many old buildings, it’s not common to find an establishment that has maintained both its name and property for more than 100 years. In this way, the 147-year old Yellow River Baptist Church is unusual.

James Miskell, Attorney at Law

Estate Planning | Did Mom Seem Different to You?

Holidays give us the opportunity to spend more time with family. When we spend more time with our aging parents at these holiday gatherings, we often notice the early indications that a parent is slipping. You may notice a parent forgetting things or no longer participating in things he or she always enjoyed. Perhaps it is a conversation over coffee, and a short while later, Dad is repeating himself with no signs that he remembers the same conversation the two of you had that morning.

Why Is Juuling All The Rage Right Now?

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let’s start with the good news: the number of adults smoking cigarettes continues to steadily decrease—currently only 15.5% of U.S. adults. Thanks to increased awareness and ongoing publicity surrounding traditional cigarettes, more and more adults recognize all of the harmful effects of smoking.