(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.

Volunteer for Watershed cleanup event

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Seeks Great Group of Volunteers for Great Days of Service Event
Environmentally-Focused Non-Profit Teams up with Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources to Host Watershed Cleanup Event in Norcross on October 25

Duluth, GA – Eco-friendly, community-based Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and its partners at Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources are proud to take part in the 15th Annual Great Days of Service – a cooperative and community-focused initiative created by the Gwinnett Coalition of Health and Human Services.

Weekend Construction will close Jimmy Carter Boulevard Bridge Nov 14

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Oct. 16, 2014) – The Gwinnett County Department of Transportation will close the I-85 at Jimmy Carter Boulevard bridge for the diverging diamond interchange crossover. The project involves shifting traffic to the opposite side of the bridge, which will make left turns onto the interstate more efficient and improve the flow of traffic across the bridge. The closure will begin at 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, weather and conditions permitting.

GCPS seeks input in review of AKS for mathematics, science, fine arts, health and PE, and career and technical education

(GCPS) invites parents, community members,and GCPS staff members to participate in the school district’s review of the curriculum. The public can participate via an online review of proposed AKS and an online survey, offering feedback on new AKS (Academic Knowledge and Skills) standards that have been developed to align the curriculum with the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS), as well as AKS for new courses. The review begins Oct. 15 and runs through Friday, October 31.

 

 

Inaugural Boss of the Toss: Cornhole & Tailgating Event
Recreational sporting event on Duluth Town Green 

Duluth, GA (October 14, 2014) – It will be a fantastic, bean bag tossing, head twirling fun day on Duluth Town Green. Cornhole enthusiasts, children, parents, and anyone looking to have a great time are invited to the inaugural Boss of the Toss: Corn hole & Tailgating event. 

2014 Christmas Canteen spreads Holiday Cheer,
November 20- December 21
Aurora Theatre Hosts Annual Holiday Revue for All Ages 

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (Oct. 14, 2014)It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Grab the Eggnog and prepare to sing along to festive tunes as Aurora Theatre invites audiences to experience its original holiday variety show Christmas Canteen 2014, November 20-December 21. As part of the theatre’s Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series, this annual holiday musical revue lights up Lawrenceville, serving as Gwinnett County’s longest running theatrical holiday tradition.