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Suwanee Magazine 2017 Camp Guide

2017 Camp Guide

2017 Camp Guide

    404.934.0976 |   i9 SPORTS IS AN EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE GAME Offering summer, multi-sport, morning camps, as well as summer evening leagues, i9 Sports focuses on FUN! i9 Sports will exceed your expectations by providing convenient, organized, safe sporting opportunities in a friendly atmosphere that teaches sportsmanship and increases self-esteem. Save $10,

Write one Line

Write One Line

Writing Advocate, Scott Mawdesley preaches the practice of writing one line a day to bring clarity to your life By: Rachel Pillow The concept of “Write One Line” is so simple, yet seems so revolutionary at the same time. It is amazing how such a straightforward idea to literally write one line a day can


Laboring Through the Pain

Nitrous oxide provides mothers a new pain relief option during labor. Mother-to-be, Sara Payne, crafted her birth plan beautifully, with natural child birth and no pain medicine at the top of the list. But after hours of painful contractions, the “au naturel” birth plan no longer seemed so appealing. Sara, like many expectant mothers, struggled

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Hear Clearly, Breathe Freely & Sleep Easy

Suwanee ENT offers both the diagnosis and the treatment for any issue related to ear, nose and throat health. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by: Karl Lamb Dr. Matthew T. Gill recently opened the doors of Suwanee Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) in November of 2016 but has been practicing since 2011. A Suwanee resident

Reducing Childhood Obesity

By: THE ORGANWISE GUYS, INC. While our lives have been getting more convenient with the proliferation of fast food and technology, our health and the health of our families have suffered. Currently two thirds of the adult population and nearly 20% of our children are either overweight or obese, and these statistics show no signs

Kid Fitness

We asked Physical Education teachers at several Suwanee area elementary schools in Gwinnett County for tips on how to encourage physical activity at home. Read what they had to say.   Find an activity that your child truly enjoys Try something that is fun that you can do together or even as a family. If

How to Find an Honest Mechanic

By: DAN RYAN OF TEAM RYAN AUTOMOTIVE People spend a lot of time researching before buying a car, but often they don’t spend much time finding an honest, qualified auto service & repair shop. Your vehicle is not only likely the second most expensive purchase you will make, it is also responsible for keeping you and

Working Out

2017 Health & Fitness Guide

Health and fitness are many people’s top new year’s resolutions each year; but sometimes knowing where to go or how to get started is the hardest part. So, we’ve done some of the legwork for you and sought out the best facilities in Suwanee, in order for you to become the best possible you in

Sweetwater Brewery

Can Beer Be a Part of a Healthy Lifestyle?

The guys and gals at SweetWater Brewing Co. have a unique challenge in that they are surrounded by beer all day every day – a fresh pint is just one tap pull away. While the brewers’ jobs are physically demanding and require a lot of moving and lifting, the office employees burn extra calories by


Suwanee Fitness Success Stories

How many times have you said, “This will be my year! The year I lose weight, eat healthily, fit into my “skinny” jeans?” Well, we want to help you make it your year and mean it this time. Sometimes all it takes is a little extra motivation, so we found some of Suwanee’s best success

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Low-Cal Sips

Best Low calorie and diet-friendly alcoholic drinks for the new year! Written by: Claire Addison, Beverage SuperStore | Photos by: Walt Wooden As 2017 unfolds, we are all reminded of some traditional resolutions most of us will abandon by February. After all, why would we want to swap potato chips for kale, break out a

The Meal Kit Challenge

We tried three of the most popular delivery services: Blue Apron, Hello Fresh and PeachDish. Here’s what we found… By: MICHELLE FASIG | Photos by: KATE BLOHM As a young professional, I often struggle with ways to eat healthily while coming up with creative meals that appeal to my inner gourmet chef. I have spent

Budget Site

City of Suwanee Launches Open Budget Website

In an effort to provide complete and clear financial information, the City of Suwanee has launched its open data budget website, ensuring that city financial data is easily accessible and understandable for citizens. The City leveraged Seattle-based Socrata’s suite of applications to publish their online budget data quickly, economically, and in a consumer-friendly way. Citizens

Tires Plus Opens in Suwanee

Suwanee welcomed Tires Plus with a ribbon cutting ceremony as the first official Tires Plus lab store in the country. Tires Plus Suwanee is designed to develop and test new ideas, concepts and innovations in a controlled setting with the aim to be ranked among the most admired customer service companies and to be the

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