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Enjoy jogging/running? Like helping a good cause? Do both at TOMORROW’s Run the Ranch 5K and Fun Run at Eagle Ranch! Didn’t pre-register? Don’t worry – you can register at the Ranch before the race.

Participants will enjoy shaded, tree-lined paths and beautiful paved roads with pasture views. Whether you come to run, walk or cheer others on, the day will be fun for all. After the morning’s athletic events, snacks and activities will be available. Enjoy a picnic at our lakeside pavilion and family time on the ranch’s playgrounds, athletic fields and courts. This is a special opportunity to see Eagle Ranch’s private 310-acre campus and support their mission to help make life better for children and their families. More info

It’s summer break for school kids and unfortunately for many, that means not a lot of food. But United Way of Greater Atlanta is helping tackle this problem! Next week is Silence the Growl – Food Insecurities Week, five days of eight events targeting hungry kids. United Way is providing meals to silence summer hunger for kids. Want to get involved? Read more

Get your tickets now for next week’s Roast & Toast benefiting Hi-Hope Service Center! The evening features a roast of Gwinnett County Comission Chair Charlotte Nash and Gwinnett Chamber PResident Dr. Dan Kaufman.

Proceeds support the mission of Hi-Hope Service Center to provide a comprehensive range of programs and services designed to allow individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead lives that reflect quality, value, self-worth and achievement. Read more

Generations Expo to offer free health exams as part of Saturday event

At the expo, sponsored by the Gwinnett Daily Post, attendees ages 50 and up can expect to “meet with vendors providing the resources they want and need, plus enjoy free health screenings, educational discussions, check out some new clubs, grab a welcome bag and register to win some great prizes this year.” Read more

It’s the don’t-miss event of the fall! Buy your tickets or table now for our Good2Give Celebration on August 18, 2018!

Don’t forget to register for our next nonprofit workshop – Developing a High-performing Nonprofit Board!

That’s it for this week! See you next week with more good news from our community.