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International missions group moves headquarters to Norcross

Are you aware of an event or project that benefits our community? Contact Shelley Mann at 770-963-9205 ext. 1305 or shelley.mann@gwinnettdailypost.com.

The global outreach group Sisters in Service recently relocated its international headquarters to Norcross. The group's founder and president, Michele Rickett, is a Georgia native who coauthored the book "Daughters of Hope," which told first-hand stories of missionaries.

The nonprofit group helps mobilize and equip U.S. advocates to make a difference overseas, focusing on issues including spiritual life, health, education, economic development and leadership development for women. The group works in China, India, Iraq, Sudan, Mali and Indonesia.

Local chapters of Sisters in Service, located throughout the United States, help fund the group's mission projects.

The group is looking for volunteers for such positions as receptionist, representation, area directors and grant writers. Send inquiries to Karen Rogers, Director of Operations, at krogers@sistersinservice.org. Visit www.sistersinservice.org for more information.

Art auction

will benefit

humane society

The Gwinnett Humane Society will hold its third annual art exhibition and auction March 25. Selections will include lithographs, oil paintings, fine art prints, etchings and watercolors. A preview of the art and a wine tasting start at 7 p.m. and the auction starts at 8 p.m. at Regency Fine Art, 6458 Dawson Blvd. in Norcross. A reserved admission is $15 per person; tickets can be reserved online at www.gwinnetthumane.com or by calling 770-798-7711, ext. 1. At the door, admission is $20. All proceeds go to the Gwinnett Humane Society.

Concert will raise money for shelter

The Gwinnett Young Singers will present a benefit concert for the Genesis Children's Shelter at 2 p.m. March 26 at Peachtree Christian Church, 1580 Peachtree St. N.W. in Atlanta. The concert is free, but donations go to the Genesis Shelter, which serves homeless newborns and their families. The Gwinnett Young Singers is a Grammy-nominated children's choir and the children's choir of the Hudgens Arts Center in Duluth. Performing choirs include The Treble Choir, the Concert Choir, the Hudgens Choir and the Viking Barbershop Ensemble. For more information, call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.