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Congrats to The Hudgens!

The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning won the Gwinnett Chamber’s Pinnacle Small Business Award in the nonprofit category!

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Hi-Hope Service Center hosts third annual Sprout Film Festival

Hi-Hope Service Center, a nonprofit based in Lawrenceville, is hosting its third annual Sprout Film Festival Saturday from 1:30-5 p.m. at the Sara D. Williams Fine Arts Center on the campus of Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross.

The Sprout Film Festival, founded in 2003 by Anthony DiSalvo in New York City, is the first and only festival to exclusively showcase films featuring people with developmental disabilities. Each year, the film festival is organized across the country to expose the general public to important issues facing the intellectual and developmentally disabled population.

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Shout Out to All the Superheros Out There!

Some of our favorite superheros are in disguise every day. 

Top 10 Classic Halloween Books for Kids 

Here are some spooky good reads!

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Finding Scholarship Dollars for College

Thank you to all our presenters and attendees for making this event possible, and for Primerica for hosting! Did you miss the event? Good news – we have the PowerPoint from the evening available on our site.

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Four Gwinnett cities rank high as best places to retire in state


According SmartAsset, a financial technology company, Stone Mountain, Snellville, Loganville and Buford are some of the best places in the state to retire. SmartAsset ranked the cities with the most recreational and social opportunities for retirees. SmartAsset’s index factors in the number of recreation centers and retirement centers available to seniors as well as the percentage of the city’s population they represent.

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Upcoming Events

November 8Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What the Tax Reform Bill Means for You 2018
December 13: Gwinnett Giving Girls

That’s it for this week. Have a great weekend and see you next Friday with more good news!