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Georgia Angler Award Program celebrates your great catches!

Each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division recognizes anglers for outstanding catches. Anglers who catch a fish that meets or beats a specific weight or length limit for that species are eligible for a free Angler Award. 

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We’ve come a long way since Maj. Gen. Allen Daniel, of the Georgia Militia’s 4th Division, issued orders for a new and better fort to be built at Hog Mountain in October 1813. Gwinnett County was established five years later in 1818 and our residents have been making things new and better ever since. 

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Gwinnett Breast Cancer Awareness month kicks off in style

Lawrenceville – Saturday, Oct. 1 dawned sunny and a little cool, a perfect day for a walk. At least, that’s what more than 800 men, women and children thought as families and friends flocked to Coolray Field for Gwinnett County’s first annual “Paint Gwinnett Pink” 5K Run and Walk for Breast Cancer. Gwinnett Medical Center partnered with Paint Georgia Pink, Inc. to present this day of fellowship, exercise, celebration and honoring (and of course, some fundraising). 

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(From Left) Anne Soutter (The Primerica Foundation); Karen Fine Saltiel (The Primerica Foundation); Ellen Gerstein (Veterans Resource Center); Claire Dees (Spectrum Autism Support Group); Arlene Sinanian (Happy Tails Pet Therapy); Rosalind Garner (Lift Up Atlanta); Tawana Kelley (Lift Up Atlanta); Samantha Shelton (FurKids).

2016 Grantees Announced

Primerica, Inc. (NYSE: PRI), the leading distributor of financial products to middle income families in North America, announced the 2016 Grantees of The Primerica Foundation, the company’s philanthropic arm.  The announcement was made at a recent luncheon event honoring five nonprofits selected by Primerica’s employees.  

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