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Family Promise helps families

Lawrenceville, Ga. - Family Promise of Gwinnett County, an Affiliate of Family Promise, an Interfaith Hospitality Network, is proud to be part of a nationwide effort to help children and families who are homeless regain their sustainable independence.

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Pouring a little bacon grease down the drain may not seem like a big problem, but every little bit adds up and can create major blockages in sewer lines. Fats, oils and grease, known as FOG, cause hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to residential property in Gwinnett every year. Property owners are responsible for cleaning up sewage overflows on their property. 

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Cpl. Jarred Duncan, Grand Marshall for the Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser with his wife Lauren and daughter Sofia.

St. Oliver Plunkett’s Knights of Columbus council 13440 is sponsoring a motorcycle fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project of Georgia. The 50 mile escorted ride will take place Saturday, November 1st departing from American Legion Post #233 in Loganville, stopping to pay tribute at the Veterans Walk of Heroes in Black Shoals Park near Conyers and ending at St. Olivers Catholic Church Snellville. 

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E. Victor Pavamani, MD, FACS
On the eve of my retirement, a letter to my patients, physician colleagues, nurses, OR techs, paramedical staff and cafeteria staff:

October 1977 seems just the other day, yet thirty seven years have gone by since the first day I put down roots in Snellville, to embark upon a career in surgery, where none had dared before.

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