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2015 Home Brew Contest

2015 Home Brew Contest

Competitive Spirits With previous contest winners successfully moving their beers out of their basements and into well-known, local, commercial breweries, the competitive spirit of Suwanee Beer Fest’s Home Brew Competition has heightened. Over 100 of Metro Atlanta’s best home brewers submitted a total of 250 distinct homemade beers to contend for title of “Best in Show”

Georgia Fitness host Inaugural Suwanee Gateway Half Marathon

Georgia Fitness has partnered with the City of Suwanee to hold the city’s very first Half Marathon event on January 31st. The course begins at City Hall and takes you through the scenic Suwanee Greenway. Performance Race Services will be offering its services to chip time the event. The race is recognized as a Peachtree Road Race qualifying race. The race begins at 7:30 am

Suwanee Student wins second prize in National Photo Competition

Suwanee student, Taylor Wilmot, received Second prize in the summer 2014 Cricket League photography competition. Each participant in the contest was asked to submit an original photo of animals enjoying summer. Taylor’s submission was of an “eye-clicked” beetle. The winning photo shows the two distinctly large faux eyespots on the head of the beetle. In

Atlanta Flooring Design Centers expands in Gwinnett County

Headquartered in Suwanee, Atlanta Flooring Design Centers has been a leading name in the flooring industry since 1985. The new facility is located directly across from their 36,000 square foot Suwanee showroom at 3665 Swiftwater Park Drive. AFDC provides a variety of products and services, including: professional design, expert flooring installation, as well as kitchen

Johnny Washington, Jr., M.D. joins Georgia Sports Medicine

Georgia Sports Medicine’s board certified orthopaedic surgeons and physicians assistants are committed to assisting athletes at all levels and ages compete to the best of their ability. They are the chosen team of doctors for numerous high schools in the area, including: North Gwinnett, Lanier, and Dacula, as well as Lanier Soccer Association and the Georgia Force. Johnny

Ted’s Montana Grill raises over $200,000 for No Kid Hungry Campaign

Ted’s Montana grill collaborated with Share our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign to help end childhood hunger in America, one meal at a time. Through the generosity and giving spirit of guests and local restaurant teams, the company exceeded its $200,000 goal to help provide two million meals to children in need. Throughout the month, guests

Lanier Education Foundation shows outstanding support for The Bert Show’s Big Thank You Campaign

The Lanier Foundation wrote a personal record-setting 3,085 letters for the Bert Show’s Big Thank You Campaign. The six schools under the foundation’s umbrella: T. Carl Buice School, Sugar Hill Elementary, Sycamore Elementary, White Oak Elementary, Lanier Middle and High School, participated in the initiative. The campaign provides a handwritten letter of gratitude to each service member stationed

Holiday Recipes & Traditions

We asked come of our Suwanee Magazine Readers to submit their favorite Holiday traditions or recipes and we got come great responses. From delicious-sounding recipes to sweet family memories, we loved all of the submissions. Here are some of our favorites…   TRADITIONS Same Santa’s Lap Submitted by: Erica Abrams Since starting our family back in

2014 Suwanee Wine Fest Recap

2nd Annual Wine Fest Brings Drink, Food and Fun to Town Center Park BY: Angela Veugeler With temperatures in the 60’s and the sun shining, October 4th turned out to be a beautiful day in Town Center Park for the Suwanee Wine Fest. With the turnout nearly doubling from the 1st year, festival goers enjoyed:

North Gwinnett Co-Op hosts “Back to School Bash” and donates over 200 backpacks

The North Gwinnett Co-Op hosted a “Back to School Bash” on July 29th from 9am-4pm. Over 200 children received their book bags during the Bash. Parents pre-registered for school supplies and attended the Bash to pick up their book bags. The Gwinnett Co. Fire Department and Police Department had trucks and equipment during the Bash

Suwanee Adopts Fiscal Year 2015 Budget with no increase in millage rate

Suwanee City Council approved a $13.6 million fiscal year 2015 citywide operating budget. The FY15 balanced budget anticipates that revenues will be down slightly by almost 2 percent, Suwanee’s millage rate will remain 4.93 mills, and no resources from the City’s fund balance will be required. Suwanee’s fiscal year runs July 1 through June 30.

Suwanee Youth Leaders bring food and fun to Town Center Park

BY: Rachel Fasig Many Suwanee residents have come to anticipate the first Friday of each month as “Food Truck Friday” in Town Center Park. With live music on stage and Atlanta’s best food trucks lining the street, it has been known to draw a crowd, but none quite as large as the crowd seen on Friday, August 1st.

Suwanee’s Mucho Macho Man retires after a successful career as a racehorse

Mucho Macho Man, reigning Breeders’ Cup Champion, has retired at 6 years old, with $5.6 million in earnings over his racing career. This racehorse graced the cover of the May/June 2011 issue of Suwanee Magazine. Owned by Suwanee residents, Dean and Patti Reeves, Mucho Macho Man will enter stud at Frank Stronach’s Adena Springs Farm

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