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Dream Vacations Operation Vetrepreneur winner and Navy Veteran Christo Robinson. Photo Credit: www.TheLXA.com

Christo Robinson wins nationwide "Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General" contest from Dream Vacations

Buford – Dream Vacations, the number one travel franchise for military veterans, announced that Buford resident and Navy Veteran Christo Robinson is one of seven military veterans to win the seventh annual nationwide contest "Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General."

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Every week, more than 1,000 kids enter the gym at Riverside Elementary in Suwanee. But their experience is very different than what some might picture when they think of P.E. class.

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Jason Hultren

Veteran Mortgage Banker Joins as Senior Vice President/Director of Mortgage Sales
United Community Bank has announced the addition of industry veteran Jason Hultgren to its growing mortgage team. In his role as Senior Vice President/Director of Mortgage Sales, Hultgren will utilize his extensive background to lead all UCMS Sales Managers and the sales recruiting efforts across the bank’s four-state footprint, capitalizing on growth opportunities for the mortgage sales teams to increase market share.

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Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson, second from right, receives the Georgia Recreation and Park Association Volunteer of the Year award from GRPA Executive Director Steve Card, from left, Gwinnett County Community Services Director Tina Fleming and county commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash.

Mayor Johnson named ‘Volunteer of the Year’ by Georgia Recreation and Park Association
On October 16, 2018, Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson was named the State Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA).

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Gwinnett County and the City will partner on the project
Relief is on the way for residents and commuters who regularly navigate the intersection of Medlock Bridge and Bush roads. Improvements for this busy intersection, in which over 25,000 vehicles pass daily, is expected to begin as early as spring 2019.

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