Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia
Join Girl Scouts and Learn How to Be Forever Green 

ATHENS, GEORGIA – Come to the Girl Scout Forever Green celebration on Aug. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Athens Girl Scout office, 185 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, Ga., to learn more about how you can be forever green and reduce, reuse and recycle. 

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Healthy, Happy Friends - August 2013
By Joan Sewell

After my last column where I spoke of the tree falling in my yard, I had several calls from people with the same problem.  It seems that Hugh Griffin and Eve Hall had the same thing happen to them and they wisely had the trees chopped into the stove or fireplace sizes, which they donated to local community service agencies to provide heat for the upcoming winter season.  That’s thinking ahead, folks!  Way to go!

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For all of you that read my articles every month, first I would like to say, “thank you”.  It warms my heart to know you are reading what I have written.  Secondly, please continue to do so. LOL.  I want to apologize for the interruption of my consecutive years about Snellville.  However, I feel I need to write what or how I am feeling at this time.

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Kenneth Paryo

He took classical piano lessons for nine years but, when Kenneth Paryo performs, don’t expect to hear Mozart.

Kenneth Paryo grew up in a musical family.  His mom was worried about him getting hurt in sports so she steered him toward piano keys instead of basketball courts.  Like many young men, Kenneth had other interests as well.  “My parents got me into music,” he said, “but dancing I got into myself.”

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You’re a part of your community;
Is your community a part of YOU? 

By James P. (Jamie) Dempsey, Greater Eastside Chamber of  Commerce

Everyone these days speaks of a “sense of community” that they either remember from childhood, wish they had, or, as in the area of South-Eastern Gwinnett County, have found again. 

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