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The Gwinnett Roadrunner -
On The Run January 2015
By Mary Frazier Long
 
IMPORTANT DECEMBER EVENTS
•James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia, was born on December 22, 1696.
•Martin Van Buren, eighth President of the United States was born on December 5, 1782; Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States was born on December 28, 1856; Andrew Johnson 17th President of the United States was born December 29,1808.

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The Customer IS ALWAYS Right!
By Rodney Camren

Happy New Year and I want to welcome you to the year 2015.  It is customary for many people to start a New Year with a New Year’s resolutions, for a positive change in their lives.  Some people want to lose weight, others stop smoking, and some want to pay off bills or save more money as part of their New Year’s Resolution.  

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The group wedding at Pinckneyville Center

The Pinckneyville Park Recreation Center in Berkeley Lake was starting to fill up.  It was an eclectic mix of men and women: different ages, different races, and different styles of dress. One thing they had in common, however, was the constant checking of time.  On this day, time was of the essence.

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Challenge, connect and encourage
By NG3 staff

 At NG3, staff members invest time weekly with a small group of students in an effort to challenge them, connect in a more meaningful way, and encourage them to impact their respective communities. These small groups are at the heart of NG3 and are called huddle groups.

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Changing perspectives and more
By NG3 staff

Far too often, high school students feel the world revolves around them.  Part of the mission of NG3 is to lead these young men and women to serve our communities and show how gratifying a selfless life can be.  This is why Community is one of the three C’s of NG3.  At South Gwinnett High School, NG3 staff director Michael Woelfl leads his huddle group to invest in the life of a fellow student affectionately known as “Touchdown Richard”, at least until baseball season, when he becomes, “Home-run Richard”.  

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