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Suwanee musicians can trade in old strings for new at upcoming event

Free Exchange Celebrates World’s First Instrument String Recycling Program

SUWANEE — Local musicians are invited to attend a free recycle and restring event at Town Center Music in Suwanee Saturday, October 22 at 12:00 p.m. Sponsored by D’Addario, musicians can bring any old instrument strings for recycling and get their electric or acoustic guitars restrung with D’Addario NYXL or Nickel Bronze Acoustic strings.

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For retirement: start early, contribute often

Planning for life after retirement can be an exciting thought, especially when you have big dreams in mind. However, nothing can dampen those retirement plans more than not having the funds to make your dreams come true.

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The power of community

Along with more than 124,000 accounts served, more than 6,900 miles of lines energized, and a 99.9% electric service reliability in 2015, Walton EMC (Electric Membership Corporation) provides a unique energy of service to the communities it’s been serving since 1936. 

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Gwinnett Medical Cancer Care Center Sip and Shop

Please mark your calendars and plan to stop by our Sip and Shop fundraiser on October 18th, from noon to 7 PM to help cancer patients at Gwinnett Medical’s Cancer Care Center. According to their financial team and Camron Hampshire, their social worker, it is the consensus that about 40-45% will need assistance in paying for their treatments, medications, supplies (ie. lymphodema sleeves), etc.  Also, new infusion chairs are desperately needed for the center.

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Lawrenceville to Host Halloween Spooktacular on the Square

Family-Friendly Activities around the Downtown Square on October 28th

LAWRENCEVILLE - With Halloween quickly approaching, the City of Lawrenceville invites the local community and visitors to its inaugural “Spooktacular on the Square” event, Friday October 28, from 6-8 p.m.  The City welcomes guests of all ages who dare to walk the square to enjoy and evening of Halloween fun in Downtown Lawrenceville.

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