Participants in the Walton EMC Charity Sporting Clays Shoot raised $16,700 toward helping those with breast cancer. The event consists of a round of 100 clay targets thrown in various configurations that tests the shooters' skill.

Walton EMC Charity Shoot raises $16,700

MONROE - Participants, sponsors and volunteers at the Walton EMC Charity Shoot 2018 combined to raise $16,700 to benefit local breast cancer organizations. Proceeds from the annual event organized by employees of Walton EMC now total $120,000.

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Gwinnett County has been recognized with 11 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties, honoring “innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.” 

Photo: left to right, Jill Swenson of Norcross, Peachtree Corners Councilmember Phil Sadd, Laura Smith and Cate Kitchen of the Norcross Welcome Center and Museum, Norcross Mayor Craig Newton, Owners Yanin and Luis Fernandez, Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason, Councilmember Alex Wright, former Norcross mayor Bucky Johnson and Bill Brown, chairman of the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.

PEACHTREE CORNER – A decade ago Peachtree Corners residents Luis and Yanin Fernandez opened Mojitos, a Cuban-American restaurant in downtown Norcross. The eatery was so successful, the couple decided it was time to expand and chose space in The Forum in Peachtree Corners for their second Mojitos.