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Suwanee Business Alliance Play for the good of the community!

Suwanee Business Alliance Play for the good of the community!

By: Ed Szczesniak President, Suwanee Business Alliance Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Cristie Kerr, Sergio Garcia…No, you won’t see them at the Suwanee Business Alliance’s annual golf tournament. But you will see Richard Trice, Monty Montgomery, Sandy Richardson and John Miles! And just who are they? They’re Suwanee business folks who love to have fun, play

State of Suwanee Address

Suwanee Mayor Gives State of the City Address BY: Tana Christian Suggs Suwanee’s new mayor addressed residents and business professionals at the State of the City Address held by the Suwanee Business Alliance on Jan. 11 at Suwanee City Hall. Jimmy Burnette, a Suwanee native, shared personal sentiment of his early years growing up in

Teacher on List for Kidney Transplant

A teacher spends much of their time using skills, talents and education to teach and to foster the children in the community. Paul Murphy, a special needs teacher at Lanier Middle School in Sugar Hill, is such a teacher who said he strives to teach his students by inspiring them. But Murphy has polycystic kidney

Operation Drive Smart at North Gwinnett High

North Gwinnett High School seniors joined fifteen other Georgia schools from across the state in January for the Operation Drive Smart Senior Challenge. The 637 seniors want to help remove Gwinnett County from the top three counties in Georgia known for teenage vehicle crashes, injuries and deaths. On Jan. 9 the participating seniors signed a

Gwinnett County School Board Shifts District Lines

With the large population growth Gwinnett County has recently experienced (especially Suwanee, Sugar Hill, Grayson and Dacula), the school board has shifted the dial and redrawn the district lines. With the reapportionment, North Gwinnett High School, Lanier Middle, Level Creek Elementary and Suwanee Elementary as well as some other Suwanee schools welcome District III representative,

Imagine the Possibilities of an Outdoor Living Space

Design Tips from Suwanee Decorating Pros Like gently rolling thunder, a wave of enlightenment has enveloped the home improvement industry. The emergence in popularity of the “outdoor room” has focused attention on an area of the home often considered an afterthought. Fueled by improvements to materials for outdoor furnishings, particularly fade resistant fabrics, homeowners are

Do you have Fit Hair?

By: Cathie Politis Fennell Salon Greco, The European Day Spa As you start to exercise, go on a crash diet or change your eating habits do you consider how your choice of getting “fit” affects your hair? It’s true that exercise reduces stress, the number one cause for losing hair today, and increases blood circulation,

What are the most important considerations if I want to invest some money?

By: Bill and Cindi Porter Aileron Investment Advisors [dropcap]A[/dropcap] : There are two major factors you must consider; first you as an investor, and secondly, the characteristics of the actual investment such as its potential upside, risks, taxes and how it may interact with any other investments in your portfolio. However, in today’s column, we

A Note from the Editor

As the daffodils begin to bloom, not only are we excited about spring, we are especially excited to bring you this issue of Suwanee Magazine. With all of the great submissions, it was very difficult to choose just six contestants for the “Get Fit” Suwanee Challenge we announced in the previous issue. We finally narrowed

Hairllucinations: Celebrating 5 years in Suwanee

By: Tana Christian Suggs After opening January 4, 2007, Hairllucinations celebrates five years at Town Center. Jaime Corbin and Audrey Wood, owners of the salon, said that after being in Suwanee for 16 years the community feels more like a family to them and moving to Town Center has really enhanced their community involvement. Wood

Get fit Suwanee

BY: TANA CHRISTIAN SUGGS LOOK AND FEEL GREAT IN 2012 WITH SOME ADVICE FROM AREA FITNESS EXPERTS You’ve made the same New Year’s resolution time and time again in year’s past, but you’ve never been able to stick with it. “I’m going to get fit this year, exercise regularly and eat healthy.” But every year, something stands

LETTER: From the Editor

Happy new year! Angela Veugeler Executive Editor angela@suwaneemagazine.com The new year is a time when many of us start thinking about our goals and what we want to do better. Working out, eating better and reducing stress always top the New Year’s Resolution list for most Americans (including me!) In this issue, we have included

SUWANEE HAPPENINGS JAN. FEB. 2012

CITY BUZZ: Suwanee Happenings January through February 2012 Pierce’s Corner sold to developer Suwanee’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) sold one of the oldest commercial buildings along Main Street to  Deming LLC. Deming acquired a 50-year lease purchase on the approximately 6,000-square-foot, two-story Pierce’s Corner building, which was constructed in 1910. Vacant for several years, Pierce’s Corner,

Enter the Suwanee Get Fit Challenge

Do you (or someone you know) need help reaching your fitness goals? Suwanee Magazine wants to help you get fit! We are partnering with a local fitness facility and health experts to give a select few Suwanee residents the opportunity, tools and guidance to get healthy. If you are selected to compete in the challenge,

Interview with Suwanee’s New Mayor: Jimmy Burnette

By: Tana Christian Suggs tana@suwaneemagazine.com “…we pride ourselves in doing an exceptionally good job and being able to do that and still lower taxes.” – Mayor Jimmy Burnette As of Jan. 1 Suwanee has a new leader. Suwanee native and longtime Suwanee City Council Member Jimmy Burnette was elected mayor in the Nov. 8, 2011 elections.

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