Children learn about the high sugar content in different beverages at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta booth during the Lights On Afterschool event October 23rd

Lights On Afterschool

On October 23, Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, Live Healthy Gwinnett and several community partners hosted a Lights On Afterschool event at Alexander Park. The theme was Hollywood: A Walk Among the Stars. Kids and participants dressed as their favorite stars, walked the red carpet, and took part in educational and physical fitness activities.

Juan Saldarriaga, Father Eric Hill and Carrie Rebisa

Prince of Peace and the Gwinnett Gladiators

There are so many wonderful residents in Chateau Élan who spend endless hours volunteering, not for recognition but because they want to build a stronger community.  Carrie Rebisa is one of these people and that is why she is being spotlighted.

Trader J's Auction - For more information, call 770-355-1833 or e-mail to traderj@bellsouth.net.
Auctions: a Thanksgiving Day tradition

For years and years Thanksgiving Day auctions have been a tradition.  This year Trader J’s Auction will be having a HUGE auction on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 5pm.  Trader J’s Auction is located at 131 Eaton St. in Lawrenceville. 

Volunteer as a Youth Ambassador in Sugar Hill

(Sugar Hill, GA) October 20, 2014 – The City of Sugar Hill is welcoming all ninth through twelfth grade students in Sugar Hill to help grow and change our city by joining the Youth Ambassadors program.

(left to right) Jermaine Whirl, dean of Business and Art & Design, Gwinnett Tech; Clark Raines, Maple Leaf Farms;  Eljesa Haxhiu, Gwinnett Tech Culinary Arts student; and Kerri Crean, Culinary Artsprogram director, Gwinnett Tech.

Gwinnett Tech Culinary Arts Student Wins National Recipe Contest
Eljesa Haxhiu’s Winning Creation Earns a Prize for GTC, Too

GWINNETT – NORTH FULTON – Eljesa Haxhiu, a Culinary Arts student at Gwinnett Technical College, has won first place in a national recipe contest for Maple Leaf Farms, an Indiana-based producer of duck products.

Gwinnett AKA Chapter Members Tapped to Serve
Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Incorporated’s South Atlantic Region
Chapter Members Receive Regional Appointments in Strides to Serve All Mankind

Lawrenceville, GA – Nestled in the heart of  what is affectionately called Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated’s significant South Atlantic Region (“SAR”), members of the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter (“UAO”) of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Incorporated have been bestowed regional appointments by South Atlantic Regional Director Sharon Brown Harriott.

Margaret Moseley with Yuletide Camellia Sasanqua.

Margaret Moseley’s Garden to be Featured at MSGC November 10

The November 10 meeting of Mountain Shadow Garden Club (MSGC) promises to be a special evening. Martha Tate, well known Atlanta area author, communicator, and gardening expert, will present a program centered on her book, titled Margaret Moseley’s A Garden to Remember.