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2019 Summer Camp Guide

Consider our annual Summer Camp Guide as your handy local resource for keeping the kids happy and occupied during summer vacation. From sports camps to nature, science, art camps and more, we’ve listed a variety of camps that will cater to all of your child’s interests — and even teach them a new skill or

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Taco Mac Supports Local Breweries in the Georgia Beer Garden

Taco Mac Suwanee is dedicated to supporting local breweries in the area and has partnered with Slow Pour and Left Nut to pour samples of their most popular beers in the Georgia Beer Garden. But the fun doesn’t stop there, the tent will also feature the debut of local Suwanee brewery Monkey Wrench Brewing. If

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Considering a Rebrand?

Every once in a while it’s time for a company to re-evaluate its branding and consider giving it a good face-lift. It could be a simple brand refresh such as changing the logo from all-caps to title-case, or more complex such as a complete redesign. No matter the solution for an updated look, it’s very

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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

Foster Children’s Foundation: Supporting Foster and at Risk Children in Georgia

SUPPORTING FOSTER AND AT RISK CHILDREN IN GEORGIA By: Suzanne Geske Executive Director of the Foster Children’s Foundation Inc. There are thousands of children in our community who wake up each day feeling hopelessly alone. They live in unstable environments that can change frequently and many don’t have even the basic necessities needed to make

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.

Spice Up Your Super Bowl Party

From your friends at Lucky Dog Catering! Chipotle Lime Chicken Tacos Ingredients: 1 whole chicken for roasting 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided 2 tablespoons light sour cream 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon chipotle chilies in adobo sauce 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4teaspoon sea salt1/4teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1cup chopped romaine lettuce1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar

Update your decor for 2012

From the design professionals at Outrageous Interiors Enjoy the merriment of the season with friends and family! However, when you finally start to take down the decorations, use this time with a fresh eye pointed at your surroundings. As we pack away our holiday treasures, the magic need not disappear along with the tinsel and tree.

Happenings in the Suwanee School Clusters

Big T’do raises big funds The North Gwinnett Schools Foundation serves a six-school cluster that includes Level Creek, Suwanee, Riverside and Roberts Elementary schools, as well as North Gwinnett Middle School and North Gwinnett High School. Since 2001, the NGSF has provided more than $380,000 in the form of grants that teachers apply for, and administers

Artist Profile: Carol Van Dyck

Passion Inspired by her mother By: Tana Christian Suggs tana@suwaneemagazine.com As children, we inherit a lot from our parents thanks to genetics – the color of one’s hair and eyes are just a couple of those things. But we can also inherit more than just the physical attributes. Suwanee artist Carol van Dyck said that her

Healthy eats in Suwanee

A balance of exercise and healthy eating can go a long way when it comes to overall health, getting fit and staying fit. Preparing meals at home where you have control over what you eat and portion size can help. But oftentimes while eating out and looking at a number of menu options, it can

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: My company offers a Health Savings Account, should I be contributing? A: An HSA is a way to help save for medical expenses and reduce your taxable income. The average healthy 65-year-old couple retiring this year can expect to pay $363,946 ($537,334 future value) in lifetime Medicare and

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2019 Cutest Pup in Suwanee Winner!

With nearly 50 entries in this year’s Suwanee Magazine Cutest Pup Contest, there were quite a few adorable pups to choose from. But the people have spoken, and Tundra has officially been crowned our 2019 winner! And the winner is…   FIRST PLACE: Tundra Tundra is a Samoyed from Suwanee who is skilled in many

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Gwinnett Co. Department of Water Resources Wins Award for Water Research

The WateReuse Association selected a Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources project as a winner in the 2018 WateReuse Awards for Excellence under the transformational innovation category. The research project evaluated the feasibility and economics of using ozone/biological filtration treatments to produce drinking water directly from reclaimed water, compared to a more expensive reverse-osmosis process.

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