Gwinnett, cities share SPLOST for 60 road projects

(Lawrenceville, Ga) – Three major road improvements, eight intersections, 35 sidewalk/pedestrian safety upgrades and 14 resurfacing projects will share city and county funds from the current SPLOST sales tax program.

Foundation awards Innovating Learning Grants totaling $50,000

Innovating Learning Grants totaling $50,000 were awarded to Gwinnett County Public Schools (GPCS) educators at the 2014 holiday gathering of the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation. The list of recipients of the December 2014 grants appear below.

City of Duluth delivers Blue Santa

Duluth - This year the Duluth Police Department received a grant from Wal-Mart to help support residents and children in need within the city limits of Duluth. This year the City of Duluth sponsored (29) children by purchasing Christmas gifts under a program we have called Blue Santa.

Take the Guesswork Out of Gift Giving—Give the Gift of Education
By Mitch Seabaugh, Executive Director of the Path2College 529 Plan

Instead of spending hours searching for that perfect present, which will quickly be forgotten, take the guesswork out of your holiday giving this year, and give a loved one a gift that will last a lifetime—a college education. 

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa
Santa Claus makes a stop in Duluth

Duluth  – It will be a jolly ol’ time for families and friends as Santa makes his final stop in Downtown Duluth for “Cookies and Cocoa with Santa.”

“We are just beside ourselves about this event. It’s going to a lot of fun and I’m sure the kids will really enjoy seeing Santa right before Christmas to get their last few Christmas wishes in for the holiday” said Event Coordinator Maggie Waddell. 

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Then L.E.A.D. Duluth is Accepting Applications for the 7th Annual L.E.A.D. (Learn, Engage, Advance Duluth) Academy

Duluth, Georgia – The seventh installment of the L.E.A.D. (Learn, Engage, Advance Duluth) Academy is set to begin on February 5, 2015 and will consist of six (6) Thursday evening sessions held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.