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. 

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.

 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.