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Who Are Family Caregivers?

Do you assist an elderly neighbor, an aging parent or have a child with special needs? Caregiving can mean a wide range of services and obligations that require your time and energy without financial compensation.

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(Snellville, GA) (May 9, 2017)- Eastside Medical Center has launched a new digital billboard that will display the hospital’s average ER wait time. The digital clock will update every 30 minutes and will represent a rolling four hour average of the time from patient arrival until the time the patient is greeted by a Medical Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician’s Assistant and a medical screening exam is initiated.

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The Britt'sSummit Chase Country Club owner Van Britt (R), son Don Britt, General Manager (L), daughter Adrienne Britt Levesque, Controller.

Summit Chases generosity and support
By John L. Byrwa
Staff Correspondent

Steve Thompson, the longtime head golf coach at Brookwood High School, shudders to think what he and his teams would do without Van and Don Britt, the owner and general manager, respectively, of Summit Chase Country Club.

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Lisa Anders is filled with energy and excitement about Gwinnett County, so it’s no wonder that she heads up the Explore Gwinnett organization as its Executive Director. The non-profit 501(c)(6), formerly named the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau (“That’s a mouthful of government words,” Anders quipped), Explore Gwinnett has one job, and that’s to attract conventions, groups and families to the county. Sounds simple enough, right? Not so fast. The job may be fun and exciting, but it’s far from simple.

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