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Local Businesses and Golfers Turn Out in Support of Organization with a Mission to Break the Cycles of Homelessness, Poverty and Domestic Violence in North Metro Atlanta

As a nonprofit organization that understands the importance of giving second chances to homeless families in need, Rainbow Village was proud to play host to one of its most successful fundraisers to date – the 2019 Rainbow Village Second Chance Golf Classic.

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They want your time. So, take some time today to make a lifetime memory for you and your child! Research shows that most people are introduced to fishing by a family member, and most consider a family member to be their best fishing friend.

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Gwinnett Citizen News

Sharon Thompson Named President of Central Atlanta Region

United Community Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Sharon Thompson as President of the Central Atlanta Region. In this role, Thompson will be responsible for leading United's commercial and retail operations in the Central Atlanta business district. She has more than a decade of industry experience and will be based out of the bank's Buckhead location.

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Carol Sigrist, who owned Yarn Garden in Lawrenceville said of her mission over the past 15 years, "It's never changed. I always wanted to keep people happy knitting yarn."

While it’s the oldest retail shop on the Square in downtown Lawrenceville, Yarn Garden is much more than just a seller of high-end knitting materials. To those who’ve gathered at the shop week in and week out, it’s become more like a sisterhood where they socialize and work on projects simultaneously.

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