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Gene Ramsay

City’s First St. Patrick’s Day Celebration to include Traditional Irish Dining, Dancing, ‘Hurling’ and More

Norcross — Fiálte (welcome) to Norcross! The City of Norcross is excited to announce a collaboration with Taste of Britain and the Drake School of Irish Dance to bring you the first-ever St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Norcross on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entirety of S. Peachtree Street will be closed to accommodate the festivities.

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#1 Wedding Planning Website Honors Metro Atlanta Lakeside Resort Among Top Wedding Vendors Across America During Twelfth Annual Best of Weddings Awards

Lanier Islands is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a 2018 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knott, the leading online wedding brand, and app.

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Coming back for the 2nd year, the Georgia Coyote Challenge highlights how citizens can effectively handle nuisance coyote issues. This year, entering will be even easier, and participants can earn up to 10 entries in three separate drawings (between March and August), according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

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Debutantes Poised for Dazzling Presentation to Society

Lawrenceville -The Gwinnett Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc. ("GPS") and the Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter ("UAO") of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will host their 10th Biennial Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Ball on Saturday, March 3rd at the Infinite Energy Center at 6:00pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm).

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BEEKEEPING 101

Saturday, March 3 at 2:30 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518

Are you interested in becoming a Beekeeper? If so, how do you get started? Join Nashville actress and Gwinnett County beekeeper Francine Locke to learn the ins and outs of beekeeping. Discover why you should keep bees and what inspired Francine to become a beekeeper herself. 

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