' Winder police raffle to aid rape victims
WINDER - The Winder Police Department is raising money for the Piedmont Rape Crisis Center.
Raffle tickets are being sold for $20 for a motorcycle to raise money for victims of sexual assault.
For information, call Maj. Robert Schuenemann at 770-713-5867
' Archaeologist to teach methods
LAWRENCEVILLE - Archaeologist Jim D'Angelo will facilitate training in archaeological methods Monday.
The Gwinnett History Museum Archaeology Group will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Members will learn the assembling of basic field and lab tools and supplies including construction of screens. There will be testing and excavation opportunities.
The Gwinnett History Museum is located at 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. Call 770-822-5178 for more information.
' Book club to meet
LAWRENCEVILLE - The History Book Club meets July 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Gwinnett County Public Library, the club meets at the Gwinnett History Museum located at 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville.
Call 770-822-5178 for book title information.
' Craft fair Saturday
STONE MOUNTAIN - The annual Mountain Park Showcase and Craft Fair will be held Saturday.
There will be glass demonstrations, concessions and kids' activities. The deadline for crafters is Saturday.
Admission is free for the public. The Mountain Park Activity Building is located at 1063 Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain. Call 770-564-3060 for more information.
' Woman receives Red Cross award
SNELLVILLE - Patricia Hardin received the Special Citation for Exceptional Volunteer Service Award from the American Red Cross' Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter.
The award honors a volunteer whose performance has substantially exceeded the volunteer's original commitment to the American Red Cross.
Hardin is a member of the Disaster Action Team at the chapter's Northeastern District Office. While training to become proficient in the chapter's client casework system, Hardin stepped into the role of coordinator of disaster volunteers, where she works with fellow volunteers to identify and meet their training needs.
She also heads disaster volunteer recruitment efforts at the Northeastern District Office.
' Mill Creek senior gets scholarship
LAWRENCEVILLE - Jenna Davis, a senior at Mill Creek High School, has been recognized with a $2,500 GE STAR Award by the GE Foundation, the philanthropic division of the General Electric Co.
Glenn Davis, her father, works at GE Healthcare Information Technology in Dacula.
As a part of the GE STAR Award Program, the GE Foundation will also grant $500 to Mill Creek High School. Davis has the honor of selecting a teacher to designate how the school will use the $500 award.
The awards are used by the students to help meet their first year's expenses at a community college or vocational-technical school. Davis plans to attend Berry College.
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