Stan Hall, executive director of the Gwinnett Sports Commission, and Jason Chandler, president of the GMC Foundation

Community Partnership Furthers Student Athletics  
Gwinnett Medical and Gwinnett Sports Commission Announce Georgia Gwinnett College Donation  
By Gwinnett Citizen Staff Reports

Duluth, Ga.(January 16, 2014) – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC)-Duluth recently announced a gift from the Gwinnett Sports Commission benefitting Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC).  With the gift, an athletic transporter will be purchased so that injured athletes can be moved safely and securely from the field.

Courtney Hinesley

Miss Grayson 2014

 Miss Grayson 2014 will be Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Grayson High School theater.  All girls who live in the district, attend a Grayson Cluster school and has a parent who is a PTSA member are eligible to compete.  Age divisions will be based on number of participants for Pre K - 8th grade.  Crowns will be awarded for each high school year.  Grayson Mayor Allison Wilkerson and Carla Carraway are the new Directors for the Miss Grayson Pageant.

Snellville Police Dept. hands out 2013 awards

Snellville Police Dept. hands out 2013 awards

 

SNELLVILLE - The Snellville Police Department recognized members of its force for actions taking place in 2013.  

Department members voted for 2013 SPD Officer of the Year, 2013 SPD Supervisor of the Year, 2013 SPD Civilian Employee of the Year, and 2013 Reserve Officer of the Year. On Jan. 1, the announcement was made that the following employees were selected by their peers:

Dr. Norman Freid knocking on doors for sponsorships
Run the Reagan 2014!
By Beth Volpert

The 2014 Run the Reagan plans are in full swing for the day-long family celebration and race. According to their website, www.RuntheReagan.org, the race planners have the support of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, Gwinnett County Department of Transportation and the City of Snellville to close the Ronald Reagan Parkway.

Rita Valeri, Dacula, Chair of Service for Veterans Committee of Philadelphia Winn Daughters of the American Revolution in Lawrenceville; Sgt Major Patrick Amos, keynote speaker; & Lydia McGill, Snellville, First Vice Regent Philadelphia Winn.

Vietnam Vets honored by County and Philadelphia Winn DAR

This year marked the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, and Gwinnett County’s Veterans Day Tribute was an official homecoming welcome for Vietnam War Veterans. Held at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial located at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia, the program highlighted a symbolic return march home in which the veterans received a standing ovation. Once they assembled, a ceremonial yellow ribbon was cut in their honor.  Sergeant Major Patrick C. Amos delivered the keynote speech.

Grayson, Georgia City Hall

Grayson among selected for Georgia’s Main Street Start-up Program
Statewide program encourages downtown development

Grayson, GA -  The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (GDCA) announced that Grayson is one of nineteen Georgia cities selected to join the Main Street Start-up Program, which provides technical assistance to cities looking to improve their downtowns.

Snellville Kroger is decked out for the Holidays!
Mrs Anne Britt spotted these outstanding decorations.
Come visit for some Holiday cheer!
All photos by Emmett Clower

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Stella Rodriguez, Snellville Kroger Manager and Assistant Manager, Meossia Roswell in the Floral Department with an assortment of Holiday arrangements.

Auriana's Giveback Mission sponsors 250 homeless and low-income children in Gwinnett and Hall counties
Giveback mission

At a time of year when most children are excitedly awaiting the day they can tear into the presents beneath their tree, the children of Auriana's Giveback Mission are preparing to sponsor 250 homeless and low-income children over the Gwinnett and Hall area.