DULUTH - The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia recently awarded 27 grants to area nonprofits at their annual grant awards celebration. Held on June 7th at The 1818 Club, the event was one of the highlights of the year for the Community Foundation. Twenty-seven grants were awarded, totaling almost $250,000! Including nonprofits who received challenge grants, the total impact being funneled into area nonprofits is $500,000.

The Philadelphia Winn Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) was represented at three of our Gwinnett County High Schools’ awards ceremonies in April and May.

Dealing with loved ones can be difficult sometimes and that only gets harder when they have a problem with drugs and alcohol.  A big part of dealing with a loved one's addiction is getting them into treatment. But what if they are unwilling to go? Intervention is the next logical step, however what is an intervention and how you pull one off?  

North Metro Academy of Performing Arts has a new playground named after the founder of the school. The Beauty P. Baldwin playground, which was donated by the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter and Psi Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA), features two slides, six swings, and a climbing wall.       

Picture this - you are drifting down the river in your kayak, casually paddling along. Nice, right? Know what would make it better? Adding in a fishing license for a great day of action-packed angling! Need extra incentive? All new license customers between June 1 and July 31 will be entered to win one of two amazing guided fishing trips that include gear and accommodations!