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Summer Meals Program Coming to Gwinnett Parks

Summer Meals Program Coming to Gwinnett Parks

A program to ensure children have access to healthy meals during summer break is coming to three Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation locations. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on May 7th approved a memorandum of understanding with the nonprofit Georgia Nutritional Services Inc. to serve as the sponsor for the federal Summer Food Service Program

Local Students Create Homegrown Zoo

A group of Rivermoore Park residents ages 6-10 recently channeled their inner zookeepers. Over the last few months, the kids have worked diligently researching animals indigenous to Suwanee’s Rivermoore Park, collecting them in various habitats, and caring for them throughout that period with a goal to protect them from their natural predators. The children unveiled

Local Author Publishes New Book to Help Beat Cardiometabolic Diseases

Arteries in Harmony, a new book by Suwanee resident and cardiologist, Dr. Anthony Pothoulakis, aims to educate people on why healthier choices need to be implemented into our daily lives to fight obesity, diabetes, and cardiometabolic diseases including heart attacks and strokes. According to Dr. Anthony’s website, with adult obesity in the U.S. almost tripling

Suwanee Ballet Artists Take Honors

The Suwanee Ballet provides quality dance performance opportunities to young dancers in the Suwanee area who range in age from six to eighteen years old. Each Suwanee Ballet member is an athlete who learns to be a positive role model to others, a team player, to have self discipline, sensitivity, and passion. These qualities along

Student Awarded 1st Ever Technical Theater Scholarship

Local student Daniel Miller has dedicated much of his time to the Suwanee Academy of the Arts’ internship program for technical theatre. He has created lighting designs, programmed boards and assisted with training teammates on top of performing with the Suwanee Ballet and as a lead in the Community Art Players’ productions. “Daniel is the

Cooper O’Brien Scholarship Awarded To NGHS Graduates

This year, Kevin, Donna, and Parker O’Brien presented two North Gwinnett High School graduates with the Cooper O’Brien Scholarship Award. The award is given to seniors from North Gwinnett each year in honor of the O’Brien’s son, Cooper, who lost his battle with Clear Cell Sarcoma in 2014 at the age of 14. Students Madeline

Second-Annual Noble Clay 2K Row Takes Place this August

Ben and Laura Davis opened No Excuses CrossFit in conjunction with Kyle Maynard, a Suwanee native and quadruple amputee who is a speaker, author, and mixed martial athlete (not to mention he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro!), in Suwanee several years ago with the vision to better lives, one person at a time. They have since moved

Beto’s Tacos Celebrates Grand Opening

On May 28, Beto’s Tacos celebrated their grand opening with free tacos! The celebration was a hit, attracting many to come and enjoy a taste of their delicious food. Beto’s Tacos is a new, authentic Mexican street taco restaurant offering a variety of Mexican flavors located at 3463 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee. In addition to

Best Mother In Suwanee Contest Winner Receives Makeover

In May, Suwanee Magazine featured Julie Huizer as our 2019 Best Mother in Suwanee contest winner. Her daughters, Lindsay, Ally and Gwen, wrote an incredible essay to highlight their mother. In addition to a number of gift cards from local businesses, one of Julie’s prizes was a makeover courtesy of Salon Greco in Suwanee. Dedicated

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