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Branch Manager Carisa Buffington, left, and Member Service Agent Karen Harmon at the Delta Community Branch in Buford.

Carisa Buffington is new to the Delta Community Credit Union retail branch in Buford, but she is not new to the role of manager, or to serving credit union members in Gwinnett County. Since joining Delta Community in 2012, she has worked at three different branch locations - all of them in Gwinnett.

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Georgia author and columnist, Katie Hart Smith introduced her latest novel, High Cotton and Magnolias, at a launch party held at Truth’s Community Clinic on Sunday, June 30, 2019, donating a portion of the book’s proceeds to the non-profit organization. (from L - R:  Marcy Terranova, Scarlett Rigsby, Katie Hart Smith, Mamie Outler, Cassie Terranova, Marie Beiser)

In High Cotton and Magnolias, the protagonist, Addie Engel, continues her life journey as a nurse-in-training at Atlanta’s Sacred Heart Hospital School of Nursing, where she finds that hope, faith, love, and change are the only constants. Throughout High Cotton and Magnolias, Addie must discover her true grit as Atlanta undergoes an economic and social upheaval that will change the world.

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 (L to R): Charles Lee - Medical Math, Ben Nguyen - Health Knowledge Bowl, Jared Salzinger - Health Knowledge Bowl, Margaret Long - Biology Instructor, David Tyler - Health Knowledge Bowl, Matthew Royal- Health Knowledge Bowl

Gwinnett Tech students had a notable showing at the National SkillsUSA, Post Secondary State Leadership and Skills Conference hosted June 24-28, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. Of the 23 Gwinnett Tech students who competed, fourteen students placed, with two earning gold medals in Health Knowledge and Medical Math.

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