Lawrenceville Rotarians participated in Rotary Polio Day at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta where Rotary International received recognition for helping in the efforts to eradicate polio.  Pictured are Past President Nancy McGill, Rotarians David and Nina Freeman, and Rotary International presidential nominee John Germ.

Local Rotarians visit CDC and take POLIO LAB tour

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention celebrated World Polio Day, October 21st, by inviting Rotary International guests to a special tour and program at their facility in Atlanta. Rotary International has been a major contributor to the effort to eradicate polio from the world, and this event was designed to offer thanks for that support. 

 The Atlanta Balalaika Society

Atlanta Balalaika Society presents “An evening of music, dance and song from Slavic lands”

The Atlanta Balalaika Society will present a concert of music, dance, and song from Slavic lands on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell, GA 30075. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling (404) 292-7176, with a credit card at www.atlantabalalaika.com, beginning October 1, 2014, or in the lobby with check or cash one hour prior to the performance.

South Gwinnett High School JROTC Female Raiders

Female champions compete challenge

SNELLVILLE, G.A. – The South Gwinnett High School JROTC Female Raiders will compete in the Georgia State Raider Championship on November 1, 2014 at Spalding High School in Griffin, Ga.  

  John Byrwa, aka JB, Founder of JB’s Best Hearty Hot Sauce

The American dream lives
By Christine Martinello

Sometimes life takes unexpected twists and turns.  John Byrwa, aka JB, Founder of JB’s Best Hearty Hot Sauce, is the kind of person who makes the best of those changes and creates opportunities.  

Showing their official Rotaract certificate are Vice President Nic Burchell, sponsor Dr. Jill Jones, member Amanda Conner, and President Sanah Hassan.

Grizzly Rotaract Club growing

Students in the Grizzly Rotaract Club at Georgia Gwinnett College are dedicated to serving their community.  They meet every two weeks in the Student Union room 2161 and plan projects.