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3rd Annual Cooper O’Brien Memorial Golf Tournament Returns to River Club

3rd Annual Cooper O’Brien Memorial Golf Tournament Returns to River Club

3rd Annual Cooper O’Brien Memorial Golf Tournament Returns to River Club

On Tuesday, September 26th, golfers will head to The River Club for the 3rd annual Cooper O’Brien Memorial Golf Tournament. Golf will be in scramble format and the event will also include a putting contest, family friendly dinner, awards ceremony, music and silent auction at the River Club Lodge. The tournament is organized by Cooper’s

North Gwinnett Arts Association Awards Scholarships

North Gwinnett Arts Association Awards Scholarships

The North Gwinnett Arts Association (NGAA) presented the Rosemary Benavides Williams scholarship checks to recipients Abigail Robertson and Kaylee Boyd on Thursday, August 17th at the NGAA Center for the Arts. The students shared how they became interested in art and why it is important to them. The scholarship is awarded to high school seniors

Solis Town Center Project Breaks Ground

Solis Town Center Project Breaks Ground

The City of Suwanee Downtown Development Authority, along with developer Terwilliger Pappas and Carlyle Realty Partners, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 27th for Solis Town Center, a 240-unit mixed-use apartment development situated adjacent to Suwanee Town Center. Set on six acres, the property will also feature 12,000 square feet of retail and restaurant

Virtual Reality Arcade Opens in Sugar Hill

Virtual Reality Arcade Opens in Sugar Hill

On July 15th, VRX Games celebrated their Grand Opening in Sugar Hill. VRX is a virtual reality gaming experience, where players can pay for an all day pass or rent a bay and explore the planet with Google Earth VR, punch out the beat in SoundBoxing, save humanity with Serious Sam, battle friends in a

Navy Veteran Opens High Intensity Resistance Training Gym

Navy Veteran Opens High Intensity Resistance Training Gym

Dan LeBlanc is a U.S. Navy Veteran who is no stranger to physical fitness. Now a Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist, LeBlanc hopes to restore the fitness industry back to its roots of hard work, raise the standards of gyms nationwide, and provide everyone with results that are simply unmatched. This is why he

Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health System Combining Operations

Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health System (the parent company of Gwinnett Medical Center) have submitted their proposed merger agreement to the State of Georgia Office of the Attorney General for review and approval. Depending on the review process, the five-hospital Northside-Gwinnett Health combined system could be operational in early 2018. Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health

Gwinnett Chamber Impact Awards

City Of Suwanee Wins 2017 Impact Award

On Wednesday, May 10, the Gwinnett Chamber recognized the City of Suwanee as the leading organization in the Hospitality Category at the IMPACT Regional Business Awards. “The city works hard to plan quality events that people want to attend, as well as work closely with those who choose to host events here. It’s our attention

Peachtree Road Race Qualifier, 811 Run, Set For September 9th

Georgia 811 is hosting their 2nd annual 811 Run/Walk 5K, a pre qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race, at Lawrenceville’s Tribble Mill Park on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the P4 Foundation supporting childhood cancer patients and research. Registration costs only $8.11. Check-in is at 6:30am with the

Broadway in the park the lion king

Broadway in the Park: the Lion King Jr.

Suwanee Performing Arts is bringing Disney’s The Lion King JR to Suwanee Town Center July 28th and 29th. The free, family-friendly event will begin at 7:00 pm and will also include Madagascar – a Musical Adventure JR. Patty Etherton and Berneta Bock Davis, co-owners of Suwanee Academy of the Arts and founders of Suwanee Performing

plein air event

North Gwinnett Arts Association Hosts Plein Air Event

By: AGGIE NIVILINSZKY A small but talented group of local artists participated in this year’s North Gwinnett Arts Association’s Plein Air event. Throughout the weekend on May 20th & 21st, artists arrived at various locations in and around the Suwanee area to capture scenes from historic Main Street to nearby parks and neighborhoods on canvas.

Collins Hill Student wins Bronze Award

Bronze Medal Awarded to Collins Hill Student

At the April Chapter meeting of the Suwanee Creek National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the JROTC Bronze Medal was awarded to Skylar A. Little, a Lt. Colonel of the Collins Hill High School Air Force JROTC. Recipients, like Cadet Little, demonstrate loyalty and patriotism, while earning a record number of military and scholastic

Tanners celebrates one year of new ownership

Tanner’s Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary of New Ownership

Jose and Christina Laos just celebrated their 1 year anniversary as the new owners of Tanner’s in Suwanee. Previously, Jose was the Executive Chef at Capital Grille in Buckhead and Christina was Manager at Olive Garden. Together they have executed their service and food skills at Tanner’s, as well as implemented a new burger, specials,

Suwanee Orchard

New Public Orchard Built at White Street Park

The Orchard will soon be open to the community, offering dozens of different fruit varieties, an engaging natural playground, an educational resource for Orchard fruit management, and a park space for relaxation, reflection, and activity. The orchard will also serve as the perfect complement to Harvest Farm, Suwanee’s award-winning community garden, which is also located

get shaved

Get Shaved at Paradise Hawaiian Shaved Ice!

If you’re looking for an alternative to ice cream and yogurt on hot, exhausting days this summer, then you’ll want to try a refreshing cup of shaved ice. At Paradise Hawaiian Shaved Ice, you’ll experience incredible desserts, excellent service and low prices. They create these delicious delights through a small, unique counter-top machine that creates

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