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SNELLVILLE – People coming to the city’s nationally acclaimed Farmers’ Market may go home with more than a dozen ears of corn and a basket of tomatoes. For the second year, market organizers are teaming up with Operation Second Chance, an organization that places dogs and cats cared for by Gwinnett County Jail inmates with new owners.

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LIBRARY WORKSHOPS: Gardening, Grant Writing, and Disney Vacation Planning

Who: Hosted by the library and the UGA Gwinnett Extension Service.
What: vegetable gardening tips from a Master Gardener
Where: Five Forks branch: 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5865
When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Why: Get the help you need to grow your best vegetable garden.
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Who: A workshop presented by the Gwinnett County Public Library and the Foundation Center of Atlanta
What: Grant Writing Basics
Where: Suwanee branch 361 Main Street Suwanee, GA 30024-2233
When: Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Why: Learn the tools you need to write successful grants and get more money for your organization. Registration is required! To register email mwoodard@gwinnettpl.org or call 770.277.6008.
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Who: Emily Williams, Disney travel expert, hosted by the library
What: Disney Vacation Program Where: Five Forks branch 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5865
When: Monday, May 5, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Why: Let the library help you have a fun and affordable Disney vacation.

(Jefferson, Ga) — Jackson EMC recently awarded graduating Mountain View High School senior Stephen Jenkins a 2014 Walter Harrison Scholarship. The son of Brent and Carol Jenkins of Lawrenceville, Stephen will attend the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall and pursue a degree in electrical engineering.

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