SBA Office of Advocacy Releases the Georgia Small Business Profile Georgia is home to 950,532 small businesses

Recently the Office of Advocacy, an independent office within the Small Business Administration, released a report entitled Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories, an annual analysis of each state’s small business activities.

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Premieres Pledge-a-Palooza to Inspire Environmental Stewardship
Environmentally-Focused Non-Profit Organization to Award $100 Prizes to 20 Lucky Participants Who Take the Pledge and Submit Photos of Their Good Works to Keep Gwinnett County Clean and Beautiful Between Now and July 1

Duluth, GA – June 24 – The environmentally-focused, community-based non-profit organization – Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful – is excited to kick off another promotion geared toward motivating local citizens, small businesses, and groups to become environmental stewards.

Knights of Columbus blood drive

St. Oliver Plunkett’s Knights of Columbus Council 13440 will host a Red Cross sponsored blood drive on July 13th at St. Oliver’s, 3200 Brooks Drive, Snellville, GA from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Ivy Creek ES, Lanier MS, and Sweetwater MS:
Gwinnett names three principals for new school year

During its monthly meeting in June, the Gwinnett County Board of Education approved the following educational leaders as principals at schools.

Drunk drivers to be targeted through Fourth of July holiday
Georgia Launching Summer Zero Tolerance DUI Campaign

The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday for many as friends and family gather to celebrate America with food, parades, parties and fireworks.

Gwinnett Fire Academy expansion continues

(Lawrenceville, Ga., June 18, 2014) – Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $9.7 million contract with low bidder Cooper & Co. General Contractors Inc. to build the second phase of an expansion to the Gwinnett County Fire Academy.

Michael Smith, Georgia’s 2014 representative to NRECA’s Youth Leadership Council, sponsored by Jackson EMC on the 2014 Washington Youth Tour (WYT) and attends Mountain View High School, Gwinnett County

Mountain View High School’s Michael Smith selected for Youth Leadership Council

Georgia’s 109 Washington Youth Tour (WYT) delegates have chosen Lawrenceville’s Michael Smith, sponsored by Jackson EMC, as the 2014 state representative to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Leadership Council (YLC).