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Green Financial staff at the event – Left to right:  Cait Patterson, Betty Huff, Tim Conway, Chase Lindsay, Amanda Gilbert, Skyler Hoshall, Laura Green, Roger Green, Jason Piper, Brittany Knowles, Kelly Schmidt, Marc Sporn, Stewart Fogleman, Erina Patterson, and Jeannie Gravett

Back to the Green for Success & Charity in 2014

They did it again!  Roger Green and Green Financial Resources, LLC (GFR) in Duluth held their 12th annual Charity Golf Classic at The River Club in Suwanee on Tuesday, September 23rd.  The event was to benefit Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services, and with the help of many local sponsors, such as The Gwinnett Citizen Newspaper, they ended up raising over $40,000 this year!

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Representing Snellville’s Texas Roadhouse, Matt Knox, carefully trims a ribeye in the Texas Roadhouse Meat Cutting Competition at the University of Georgia Meat and Sciences Division.
A cut above - Quality is No. 1 at Texas Roadhouse
By John L. Byrwa

For something that tips the scales between a paltry 6 and 16 ounces, a professionally cut piece of meat can sure carry a lot of weight.

Just ask Matt Knox, whose proficiency with a meat-carving knife has not only led him into a challenging and gratifying career, it’s put him in position to earn a potentially life-changing payday.

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Dennis McGowan Chairman, EMC Patient-Family  Advisory Committee
Patient-family centered care
By Dennis McGowan

Do you remember when the family doctor made house calls? Do you remember when people were once admitted as inpatients in the hospital for “a rest”?  It may seem like ancient history, particularly when compared to the current systems for the delivery of health care, but it was only one or two generations ago. 

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University of Ga Meat and Science
By John L. Byrwa 

The next time you visit your local grocery store and purchase meat, be it beef, pork or lamb, know that past and present students at the University of Georgia played a significant role in ensuring the quality, safety and packaging of that product. Thanks to the staff and students at the UGA’s Meat Science and Technology Center in Athens, the meat production industry gains invaluable educational and production practice knowledge that result in the highest-quality and safest products available.

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