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The Combs Family back to a “norma” life in the USA.  The Combs Family left Grayson in 2008 for a three year mission trip to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania which is just south of Nairobi, Kenya. The experience was a combination of ministry, international education, new friendships and fun.

Dropping back in... after Mission Tanzania
By Beth Volpert

In 2008, when Pat and Paige Combs told their kids that the idea of taking on a mission assignment was going to be a reality, Madison and Brandon prepared to pack. The family was assigned to Dar Es Salaam on the coast of Tanzania. It was about as different from Grayson, Georgia as the family could get and would turn out to be a life-changing experience for everyone. Reentry into the lives they had left showed each member of the family exactly how they had been forever changed-for the better. 

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Last year's sockhop. Some very special surprise guests - Wanda with husband Geoff and "The Beach Bum Boys".

Wanda Sandels dances with hope, determination and gratitude for a life that will make you believe in second chances. In January of 2002, Wanda was diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia just shortly after her 51st birthday. “I had no symptoms at all; just went for my annual physical & had blood work done,” says Wanda.

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Japan-America Society of Georgia - Japanese Classes Winter Session
Japanese Classes – Winter Session 2014
By Staff Reports

The Japan-America Society of Georgia (JASG) will host the Winter Session of Japanese Classes. These Japanese classes will focus on communication skills needed in business environments as well as everyday conversation.  The courses will also center on inter-cultural communication and integrating important Japanese business and cultural etiquettes.

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Gwinnett Tech, Busbee Center

Gwinnett Tech Posting Record Enrollment Growth for Academic Year
Fall Semester Enrollment Increase is State’s Largest, Spring Semester Keeping Pace
By Gwinentt Citizen Staff Reports

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (January 16, 2014) – With college students just settling back into classes for Spring Semester, it’s clear that Gwinnett Tech is in the midst of a record year for enrollment growth.

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Stan Hall, executive director of the Gwinnett Sports Commission, and Jason Chandler, president of the GMC Foundation

Community Partnership Furthers Student Athletics  
Gwinnett Medical and Gwinnett Sports Commission Announce Georgia Gwinnett College Donation  
By Gwinnett Citizen Staff Reports

Duluth, Ga.(January 16, 2014) – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC)-Duluth recently announced a gift from the Gwinnett Sports Commission benefitting Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC).  With the gift, an athletic transporter will be purchased so that injured athletes can be moved safely and securely from the field.

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