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Commissioners Host Citizens’ Forum

Commissioners Host Citizens’ Forum

LAWRENCEVILLE – Gwinnett County Commissioners will l host the last, in a series of Citizens’ Forums’, tonight at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.

This forum was designed to open the floor to county citizens to share their thoughts on how to meet the needs of Gwinnett County residents and businesses. All citizens are invited to attend.

The forum will begin at 7PM. The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse is located at 185 Crogan Street in Lawrenceville.

 

Did You know you can watch Streaming Video of Stone Mountain Seventh-day Adventist Church?

Did You know you can watch Streaming Video of Stone Mountain Seventh-day Adventist Church?

The Adventist Channel delivers video on-demand that allows you to chose from a growing list of Adventist programming. Programs will be added weekly to the following areas:

  • Mission
  • Bible Study
  • Daily Inspiration
  • Health & Lifestyle

Speak Your Mind at the Citizen's Forum with Gwinnett Board of Commissioners

Speak Your Mind at the Citizen's Forum with Gwinnett Board of Commissioners

Gwinnett County, GA--  (submitted by Gwinnett Communications)  

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners wants to hear from you! Please come out to the last in a series of Citizens' Forums with the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Monday, March 7 at 7:00pm. The forum will take place at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse located at 185 Crogan Street in Lawrenceville.

Come meet your district commissioners and share your thoughts on how to meet the needs of Gwinnett County's residents and businesses. A brief presentation about the County's financial outlook will be made and the floor will be open for your thoughts and ideas. Your commissioners want to hear your input.

Art Micro Enterprise Project of Stone Mountain

Art Micro Enterprise Project of Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain, GA--  (submitted by City of Stone Mountain) The Art Micro-Enterprise project is a unique economic revitalization partnership effort between DeKalb County and the City of Stone Mountain to attract visitors, tourists, and citizens to the downtown commercial district.  This project will promote business ownership and economic viability with the City providing the participants with technical and financial assistance with business development. 

The City’s focus for this program will be in the “Arts”.

ARC’s CREATE Community Awards Honor: City of Stone Mountain

ARC’s CREATE Community Awards Honor: City of Stone Mountain

ATLANTA — (ARC) Through the annual CREATE Community Local Government Awards program, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) will recognize five local governments for their innovation and efforts to make the Atlanta region a better place.

The CREATE awards recognize several areas of achievement: Community Involvement & Collaboration (Fayette County), Regional Prosperity & Economic Development (City of Stone Mountain), Environmental Sustainability (Gwinnett County), Application & Innovation in Technology (Fulton County) and Educational Excellence (City of Decatur).

Regional Prosperity & Economic Development:

AWARD WINNER – City of Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain Micro-Enterprise Program

Attracting both private sector investment and increased business activity to their downtown district, the C

Register for the free Walk Georgia program and Start Getting Fit

Register for the free Walk Georgia program and Start Getting Fit

Cobb County, GA--  (submitted by Cobb Communications)  The successful fitness program Walk Georgia is back and residents are encouraged to participate and move more for healthier lives. 

Walk Georgia is a free eight-week program sponsored by University of Georgia/Cobb County Cooperative Extension. The program is designed to increase physical activity in a fun, community-oriented way. Participation is available as an individual or in teams of four. Participants can log exercise virtually at walkgeorgia.org and the program translates activities, such as aerobics classes, walking the dog and a pick-up game of basketball, into "miles." Through the online map, participants can electronically chart a course as they "walk" across Georgia, learning interesting facts about the counties visited.

This will be the only Walk Georgia program held this year. Online registration for the program is open Feb.

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Celebrate World Thinking Day on Feb. 27 in Mableton

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Celebrate World Thinking Day on Feb. 27 in Mableton

Mableton, GA--  (submitted by Judy Landey)  One day. 300 Girl Scouts in Atlanta. 10 million girls around the world. These are the special ingredients that make World Thinking Day — a Girl Scout-specific holiday — so exciting and meaningful for young women everywhere.

On Sunday February 27, Girl Scout Troop 21340 will host a gathering of metro Atlanta Girl Scouts to celebrate this special event, designed to recognize Girl Scouts of the USA as part of an international movement. World Thinking Day is set aside each year by the Girl Scouts to think and learn about other countries. The learning is done through exhibits created by each participating troop. The exhibits and displays highlight countries and their favorite customs, games, sports, holidays and food. In total, 21 countries will be featured including Greece, India, Mexico, Romania, and Japan, to name a few. The celebration is scheduled for 2:30 pm until 4 pm, Sunday, February 2, 2011 in the gymnasium of Morningside Elementary School at 1053 East Rock Springs Road.