Here we GROW again!
By Staff Reports

The Lilburn Community Garden is expanding and adding 25 new plot rentals which will be available for the 2014 growing season. We invite gardeners of all ages and skill levels to join in the fun and apply to the garden.

The Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry serves people in need in the Lawrenceville and Dacula areas. "Donations are down, while at the same time, we're seeing a rise in homelessness," says director Linda Freund. "This donation will help people in need with things like prescription medicine, water bills and places to stay for homeless families." Check out their website at lawrencevilleco-op.org. Shown in the ministry's food pantry are, from left, Walton Electric Trust Board Member Nancy Abbott, Freund, Trust Board Member Anna Shackelford and ministry volunteer Dirck Dillehay.

Walton EMC Pumps $100,000 Into Local Charities
By Staff Reports

(MONROE, Ga February 21, 2014) The latest grants from Walton Electric Membership Corporation's (EMC) Operation Round Up are being put to good use all over the cooperative's 10-county Northeast Georgia service area. To be exact, $104,187.17 went to 13 worthy organizations and 13 needy families in the latest round of disbursements.

Executive Director Connie Wiggins and COB Bartow Morgan are all Smiles at Gwinnett Chamber Annual Dinner

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Honored with D. Scott Hudgens Humanitarian Award
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Community-based and Environmentally-focused Non-profit Organization During 66th Annual Dinner Honoring Community, Business and State Leaders

Duluth, February 20, 2014Earlier this month, the Thomas P. Hughes Ballroom at Gwinnett Center played host to more than 1,000 business and community leaders during the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s 66th Annual Dinner. Presented by Gwinnett Medical Center, the event is designed to highlight Gwinnett’s successes and recognize those who have made a difference in the community in recent years. As the recipient of this year’s D. Scott Hudgens Humanitarian Award, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful was proud to be listed among them.

Free beer samples to be offered at Snellville City events
by Staff Reports

SNELLVILLE – February 17, 2014. Free samples of homebrewed beer may be a common sight at city events following the unanimous passage by mayor and council of the Homebrew Special Events Ordinance February 10, 2014.

Bojangles' job fair Feb 19
By Staff Reports

Bojangles’ is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Holiday Inn - Northlake in Atlanta, Ga. (2158 Ranchwood Drive) to support two new Bojangles’ locations planned to open in Gwinnett County later this year.

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship accepting nominations for young volunteers
Kohl’s to honor more than 2,300 youth with nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes

By Staff Reports

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., February 3, 2014 – The Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program ) will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a positive impact in their communities.