Local News

L-R: Zeus Luby, Tirrell D. Whittley, Pamela Hillman, Lee Robbins, and David Burgher.

Local coalition works to reduce recidivism rates and replace stigmas with compassion

When it comes to tackling deep-rooted social issues, no single organization can do it alone. The Greater Gwinnett Reentry Alliance (GGRA) is a coalition of service providers in Gwinnett County that works to mobilize community resources — human, financial, and material — all with the purpose of reducing recidivism rates in the county and beyond. 

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Roger Green, Laura Green, and Michael Green at the 17th annual Green Financial Resources Charity Golf Classic.

Giving. Everyone likes to be on the receiving end of it, but it takes a special kind of person to continually be the giver in such a relationship. Green Financial Resources LLC (GFR) has hosted seventeen golf events, with 15 of them designated as tournaments to raise money for charity. These have been opportunities for their clients, friends, and community members to come out, have some fun and donate to local nonprofit organizations they have designated as the beneficiaries of each event. 

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Gwinnett Dermatology Partners - Back Row (L-R) Waqas R. Shaikh, MD, MPH, Jonathan S. Weiss, MD, Susan Oh, MD, Keith D. Wright, MD, Kirk D. Saddler, MD. Front Row (L-R) Alia S. Brown, MD; Joel S. Shavin, MD; Jessica J. Mercer, MD

“With this growth outside of Gwinnett County and its immediately surrounding communities, our name is changing to Georgia Dermatology Partners.” 

Gwinnett Dermatology, PC is exceptionally proud of the continued growth in our practice. Last year, we celebrated our 40-year milestone providing dermatology services to the communities of Snellville, Braselton, and Loganville! 

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Rubeye Neal

Anyone who knows Ms Rubye Neal knows there is to be no standing still when she’s around because she will immediately recruit you to help with whatever mission she is going after at the time!  That was how I came to know her as someone who doesn’t let grass grow under her feet. She is always at work on some community project to educate others on the richness of our collective heritage.

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