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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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Broadway in Atlanta offers discounted college student rush tickets for “Cabaret” at the Fox Theatre November 1 – 6

Travel back in time to Berlin in 1939 with Broadway in Atlanta as it welcomes CABARET to the Fox Theatre for a limited one-week engagement of mesmerizing performances and Tony Award-winning talent. For any local college students looking to spend the evening dancing, singing and submerging into the culture that is CABARET, Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta presents a special $25 Student Rush Ticket price for the Atlanta engagement, playing at The Fox Theatre November 1 - 6 as part of the 2016/2017 season.

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STEAM Event Coming to Fridays N Duluth

Duluth – It’s an early fall Fridays-N-Duluth that might be cooler in temperature but HOT with activities when STEAM joins the event on Friday, October 21!  The evening will be filled with the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) to be enjoyed by all ages, and also includes crowd-favorite DJ Rob, all occurring in Downtown Duluth. As with every Fridays-N-Duluth, the fun begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m.

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Fun, festivites and a special award at the Elisha Winn Fair Oct. 1-2, 2016

The Literacy Promotion Committee, Chaired by Debbie Houston, at the Philadelphia Winn Chapter NSDAR in Lawrenceville collected 475 books and gave away 391 at the Elisha Winn Fair October 1-2.

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