Family Promise helps families

Lawrenceville, Ga. - Family Promise of Gwinnett County, an Affiliate of Family Promise, an Interfaith Hospitality Network, is proud to be part of a nationwide effort to help children and families who are homeless regain their sustainable independence.

Cpl. Jarred Duncan, Grand Marshall for the Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser with his wife Lauren and daughter Sofia.

Local Marine Veteran to be Grand Marshal at Wounded Warrior Fundraiser
By David Sitz

St. Oliver Plunkett’s Knights of Columbus council 13440 is sponsoring a motorcycle fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project of Georgia. The 50 mile escorted ride will take place Saturday, November 1st departing from American Legion Post #233 in Loganville, stopping to pay tribute at the Veterans Walk of Heroes in Black Shoals Park near Conyers and ending at St. Olivers Catholic Church Snellville. 

FREE Fall gardening class offered

Snellville – A fall gardening class will be offered at the Community Garden in Snellville on October 5, 2014

The event will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. at the garden, located next to Briscoe Park on Lenora Church Road.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to present class on Autism Awareness Sunday, September 28

Like many parents, Jessica Black was devastated when her daughter was first diagnosed with autism. “I was worried about how she would find her place in the world.” Although she was able to get help and support from the medical and even the school community, Ms. Black found it was often awkward and difficult to find that same support in the place she was accustomed to finding it the most, her church community.