On the move

Key Auto Sales Inc. of Buford held the groundbreaking of its new 5,000-square-foot business Friday. Key Auto, which is moving from Duluth, will employ up to 18 workers. It is expected to open by Sept. 1.

The Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District has a new chairman and vice chairman. Mark Williams was elected to serve a one-year term as chairman, and Scott Rolston was named vice chairman for a year. The two are taking over for Tom Wheeler and J. Bruce Williams. Wheeler and Williams remain board members.

Conducting business

The Partnership for Community Action Inc.'s Gwinnett Family Support Services Center is sponsoring Financial Freedom Saturday on May 20. The event, held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Partnership's Lilburn offices at 656 Indian Trail Road, will teach budgeting, credit, banking, savings and investing tips. For more information, call 770-564-1702 ext. 106.

Honors and achievements

Georgia Federal Credit Union has awarded the $1,000 Vernon E. Carne Scholarship to Lisa Warren, who attends Greater Atlanta Christian School. Warren will be attending Oklahoma Christian University.

Gwinnett Federal Credit Union recently awarded $18,000 in student scholarships. Nine $2,000 Legacy Scholarships went to high school seniors who will be majoring in education and plan to return to Georgia to teach. This scholarship honors past and present board members who have served for more than 20 years and credit union employees who have 30 years or more of service. This year's winners are:

•Ansley Adler - Winder Barrow High School

•Brittany Culbreath - Monroe Area High School

•Heather Freeburn - South Gwinnett High School

•Alicia Garrett - Mill Creek High School

•Autumn Meyers - Loganville High School

•Whitney Riker - Dacula High School

•Jessica Skeels - Central Gwinnett High School

•Kaitlin Spooner - Brookwood High School

•Jasmine Underwood - Grayson High School.