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Gwinnett’s Finest Roast & Toast

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

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

Coming Soon to Suwanee: State-of-the-Art Independent-Living, Assisted-Living and Memory Care Senior Community

Caddis Healthcare is bringing a new senior living community with resort-style amenities to Suwanee. Heartis Suwanee is located off of Suwanee Dam Road, and will offer 175 spacious independent living, assisted living and memory care units in single-story, two-story, and three-story buildings totaling about 187,375 square feet. The location has the luxury of being in

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

Suwanee Mom Invents New Phone Accessory

Are you tired of having to put your phone down somewhere due to lack of pockets and ultimately missing an important phone call or text message? Inventor and Founder of MyPhonePouch, Allison Santini, is a busy working mom who has created a solution to your problem! Like many of us, Allison wanted to wear stylish

Hash Brown Cutest Pup Winner 2018

Cutest Pup Contest Winner 2018

… AND THE WINNER IS: HASH BROWN! With over 120 entries, this year’s Suwanee Magazine Cutest Pup contest was the largest yet. There were lots of adorable pups, but when it was all said and done, Hash Brown came out on top. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated! Hash Brown is a Soft

Collins Hill Junior Wins 2018 State Diving Championship

Collins Hill Junior Wins 2018 State Diving Championship

On February 1st, Peter Smithson, Junior at Collins Hill High School successfully defended his 2017 title in the Class AAAAAAA and Class AAAAAA division of the state dive meet. Smithson scored a 602.00, which put him above the 600 mark for the second time, not far off the state record of 629.80. Colquitt County’s Parker

Gwinnett Braves are now the Gwinnett Stripers

Gwinnett Braves Rebrand as Gwinnett Stripers

After a six-month creative process that included input from the Atlanta Braves, sports marketing firm Brandiose and submissions from fans, the Gwinnett Baseball Club unveiled its new name, logos and uniform to the public in December. The Triple-A International League team will now be known as the Gwinnett Stripers. “We are excited to begin a

Coopers Crew Foundation Scholarship 2018

Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship Award Awarded to North Gwinnett Students

On January 13th, Kevin and Donna O’Brien awarded two deserving students from North Gwinnett the Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship award. The Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship award is about how you conduct yourself on the court but more importantly, off the court. The award goes to athletes who demonstrate characteristics such as being respectful of their teammates and

Roberts Elementary School Celebrates MLK Day

Roberts Elementary School celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with their first school-wide service project. Through a grant from the Just Energy Foundation and Hands On Atlanta, they were able to build six garden beds and an outdoor classroom. With the help of over 70 volunteers including parents, students, staff, Principal Dr. Dion Jones’ fraternity

Greater Atlanta Christian New Performing Arts Center

Greater Atlanta Christian New Performing Arts Center

The greater Atlanta arts community gained a new performance venue this winter. The Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Greater Atlanta Christian School opened on February 1st, ushering in new opportunities for larger productions and stage performances on their campus. Combining the best of traditional stylings with state-of-the- art acoustics, video and lighting, the facility can

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Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park Grand Opening

Rockin’ Jump Officially Leaps into Business!  Meet the hottest new attraction in Gwinnett, and win free stuff, too, at the Grand Opening Celebration of Rockin’ Jump on Saturday, February 10th starting at 10am. Have you heard about Gwinnett’s hottest new attraction, Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park? Following a soft opening last November and a winter season

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14th Annual Taste of Collins Hill

The Collins Hill High School Band Program is excited to host the 14th Annual Taste of Collins Hill on Friday, February 23rd at Collins Hill High School. This is one of the biggest events the Collins Hill Band Program hosts. This evening showcases food samples from local restaurants from throughout the Suwanee and Lawrenceville areas. For

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