istock photo J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family YMCA receives grant from Gwinnett Rotary
Awarded $1500 to aid families in transition

ATLANTA (June 22, 2017) – The J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family YMCA was honored with one of the Avenues of Service grants given out by the Gwinnett Rotary Club on June 20. Each year the Rotary Club of Gwinnett awards grants to local non-profits thanks to their annual fundraising efforts and a charitable endowment the Club set up years ago via the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia.

leadershipgwinnett logo Leadership Gwinnett announces 33rd class

Duluth, Georgia (June 21, 2017) Forty leaders have been selected to Leadership Gwinnett Class of 2018, Gwinnett's premiere and most sustained community leadership program for business, civic, and community leaders. This 33rd class will delve into the many sectors of Gwinnett – infrastructure, economics, education, health and human services, justice, and regional relations.

Mary Jane GreshamMary Jane Gresham (L) receives the Georgia Outstanding Deaf Award.

Local Lion receives state award

Snellville Lions Club member Mary Jane Gresham was presented with the Georgia Outstanding Deaf Award at the recent Georgia Lions Convention in Atlanta.

Lisa Kinsel & Casper

Mrs. Lisa Kinsel and Casper from Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital and Canines for Kids

Just For You

On May 16th the Gwinnett Quilters Guild held their annual “Quilt Celebration” to culminate their community service project called, “JUST FOR YOU.” 

shanes rib shack logoShane's Rib Shack opens its newest location in Grayson Georgia 
Fast-Casual Restaurant Opens its 75th Location

GRAYSON (June 15, 2017) – Shane's Rib Shack, a leader in fast casual barbecue, will open its next location in Grayson, GA, on Monday, June 19th making it the forty-seventh Georgia location and seventy-fifth restaurant location nationwide.  The new restaurant will create more than 40 new jobs for the Grayson area. 

fireworksFireworks will Light Up the Skies Over Lake Lanier FOUR NIGHTS IN A ROW for Lanier Islands Fourth of July Weekend 2017

Lanier Islands Set to Sparkle with Four Nights of Fireworks and More Fourth of July Weekend
Southern Lakeside Destination Lights the Fuse on a Weekend-Long Independence Day Celebration of Epic Proportions with Live Concerts, a KICKS 101.5 Party, Kids Activities, Firework Displays & More June 30-July 4

Buford, Ga. – June 14, 2017 –  Lanier Islands brings new meaning to the phrase “it’s gonna be LIT!” as the lakeside destination gets set to light the fuse on what promises to be another dazzling Fourth of July Weekend.

American flagVeterans Roundtable Meeting presented by Gwinnett Library

Gwinnett Library, in partnership with Goodwill Industries, would like to invite you to our Gwinnett Veterans Monthly Roundtable Meeting. Enjoy comradery and receive expert advice on filing VA claims, medical and educational resources, housing, and more.