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Russell Knick

Lawrenceville – Gwinnett County Administrator Glenn Stephens has announced the appointment of Assistant Fire Chief Russell Knick to succeed Fire Chief Casey Snyder, who is retiring after 29 years of service to Gwinnett County. Knick, a 24-year veteran of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, assumes his new role on May 6 and is expected to announce additional promotions to fill other key leadership positions in the coming weeks. 

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  Corresponding Secretary Lee Schermerhorn, Editor & Publisher Elliott Brack, Regent Kitty Watters

Philadelphia Winn Chapter Regent Kitty Watters and Corresponding Secretary Lee Schermerhorn were pleased to present Mr. Elliott Brack, Editor and Publisher of the Gwinnett Forum, with an award, Excellence in Local Media, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. 

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Department of Community Services Director, Tina Fleming; Deputy Director, Blake Hawkins; Lifetime Achievement Award Shining Star, Lois Allen; and Deputy Director, Mark Patterson at the Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony held Thurs., April 19, 2018 at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.

Lawrenceville – In celebration of National Volunteer Week, which is April 15 through April 21, the Department of Community Services honored more than 80 individuals and groups with the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony on April 19. Those who were recognized completed 4,000 or more volunteer service hours in their lifetime.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools has planned an information meeting in an effort to identify and support students with disabilities who are currently enrolled in private or home school programs in Gwinnett County. Attendees to the Child Find meeting will be provided information about possible services available through the school system to support students with disabilities.

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