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We had the opportunity to attend Château Élan’s “Wine Tasting Experience” – an evening of wine-tasting led by Level 2 Sommelier, Matias Henriquez, who recently joined the Braselton winery after being recruited from a winery in his home-country of Chile. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Natalie Stubb Henriquez’ personable approach and witty sense of

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: What technology trends should I be following? A: Major economic breakthroughs many times offer investment opportunities for those with vision. Today we are possibly on the edge of several significant developments. For context, let’s review the four phases of the industrial revolution: I. In the 1780’s, Phase

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North Gwinnett Bulldogs win State Championship

North Gwinnett Bulldogs Win State Championship

On Friday, December 15th, the North Gwinnett Bulldogs defeated the Colquitt County Packers in the Class AAAAAAA championship football game at North’s Tom Robinson Stadium in Suwanee. With 5:50 left in the game, North took the lead with a touchdown, but kicker Cameron Clark missed the extra point. The Packers wasted no time driving down

Gwinnett’s Finest Roast & Toast

Gwinnett’s Finest Roast & Toast Honoring Gwinnett County Commission Chair, Charlotte Nash & Gwinnett Chamber President, Dr. Dan Kaufman   In the tradition of the iconic Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts of the 1970’s, we are about to turn up the heat on two of Gwinnett County’s most respected leaders as they will be on the receiving end

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Letter From The Editor: To a community that cares

Rachel Pillow Managing Editor It is with a heavy heart that I write my final Editor’s Letter for Suwanee Magazine. I am moving for an opportunity that seems to be the right choice for this stage of my family’s life. But only time will tell! Suwanee has certainly captured my heart and just may eventually

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: What technology trends should I be following? A: Major economic breakthroughs many times offer investment opportunities for those with vision. Today we are possibly on the edge of several significant developments. For context, let’s review the four phases of the industrial revolution: I. In the 1780’s, Phase

Brand-Aid: Content is the Key

When done correctly, content marketing is an excellent, and potentially inexpensive, way to drive customers further down the sales funnel. By: ALICIA CARTER, Content Marketing Manager, Veugeler Design Group  Content marketing is a great option for many small businesses, but it’s typically underutilized by those who could benefit from it the most. Many of our

4 Ways to Raise a Confident Child

4 Ways to Raise a Confident Child By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling If you are like most parents, you probably want to raise a confident child. That begins with understanding the process of a “sense of self.” Around the age of 2, kids begin to develop their own sense of self. They continue

New Gallery Showcases Local Artists

Echo Gallery & Artist Colony is bringing local art to the Suwanee Community. The Gallery opened on March 10th just around the corner from Town Center, and is currently home to 14 independent artists. The Gallery received its name based off of the Suwanee Community it is located in. Suwanee is said to be the

2018 Suwanee Beer Fest Benefits Cooper’s Crew

There is more to Suwanee Beer Fest than unlimited beer and people dressed as leprechauns. Each year, the festival proudly benefits a local charity organization. This year’s event donated over $8,500 of festival proceeds to Cooper’s Crew. Cooper’s Crew is a Suwanee-based nonprofit formed in memory and honor of Cooper O’Brien, a North Gwinnett Middle

Community Robotics Team Ignites a Fire for STEM in Suwanee

Ignite Robotics, a FIRST Robotics Competition Team, is a community team of students in grades 9-12 formed in August of 2017. The team works together to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition, an international high school robotics competition that gives students realworld engineering and business development experience. Under strict rules, each team is challenged to

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Q: My cat is urinating outside of his litter box. What should I do? A: Inappropriate urination is the #1 cause for cats being turned into shelters. Realize that there are several causes for this behavior. First, your cat needs to be spayed/neutered or “spraying” is expected to mark their territory. Next, bring your cat

Summer Ear Health

Summer is upon us and so are outdoor activities in the hot Georgia sun. While we’re all used to hearing the common, necessary precautions such as using sunscreen and staying hydrated, Dr. Matt Gill of Suwanee ENT shares tips to care for an often overlooked, yet highly sensitive body part: our ears. By: Dr. Matt Gill,

Unleashed Creations Pet Spa

Suwanee’s Unleashed Creations Pet Spa attracts clients from cities all over metro Atlanta for its unique, luxury-style grooming center with doggy daycare and luxury boarding. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Karl Lamb When we first met Karina Miller, Owner of Unleashed Creations Pet Spa in November of 2015, she had just opened her business

5 Wine Tasting Tips

We had the opportunity to attend Château Élan’s “Wine Tasting Experience” – an evening of wine-tasting led by Level 2 Sommelier, Matias Henriquez, who recently joined the Braselton winery after being recruited from a winery in his home-country of Chile. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Natalie Stubb Henriquez’ personable approach and witty sense of

UNFILTERED & UNAPOLOGETIC: Scofflaw Brewing Company

Behind Scofflaw Brewing Company̦’s don’t-give-a-damn attitude are people who care a lot about family, serving their community, giving back and making beer they are “fiercely proud of.” By: Rachel Pillow | Photos courtesy of Scofflaw Brewing Co.  Scofflaw Brewing Co. definitely embraces the irreverent spirit of their name. Take one look at them and you’ll

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Brand-Aid: Content is the Key

When done correctly, content marketing is an excellent, and potentially inexpensive, way to drive customers further down the sales funnel. By: ALICIA CARTER, Content Marketing Manager, Veugeler Design Group  Content marketing is a great option for many small businesses, but it’s typically underutilized by those who could benefit from it the most. Many of our

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Gwinnett’s Finest Roast & Toast

Gwinnett’s Finest Roast & Toast Honoring Gwinnett County Commission Chair, Charlotte Nash & Gwinnett Chamber President, Dr. Dan Kaufman   In the tradition of the iconic Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts of the 1970’s, we are about to turn up the heat on two of Gwinnett County’s most respected leaders as they will be on the receiving end

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