Helicopter to land for driving school
•LOGANVILLE - New London School of Driving will be hosting a Life Net Georgia/ Emory Flight Helicopter at 11 a.m on Saturday.
The helicopter will land on site for the students. Prior to the helicopter's arrival there will be a visual presentation.
The goal of New London School of Driving is to have each student graduate a much better driver.
Alan Deighton and New London School of Driving were recently honored by the Georgia House of Representatives with a Resolution commending Deighton for his service to Georgia through his outstanding efforts to prepare student drivers for the streets and highways and
having brought honor to the state of Georgia. For more information, visit www.new londonschoolofdriving.com.
Prevention convention set
•LAWRENCEVILLE - A group that aims to build self- esteem among teenage girls is hosting a prevention convention on Saturday.
I Am Beautiful will host the conference at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford. It will include guest speakers, a panel discussion and tours of the facility.
Men and women between the ages of 10 and 19 and their parents can attend. Participants must register in advance at www.iambeautiful.org.
For more information, call 404-545-9051.
Program to explain new C-130J airplane will be presented
•LAWRENCEVILLE - Wayne Roberts, Chief Experimental Test Pilot for Lockheed Martin, will present a program on the new C-130J at the Friday meeting of EAA Chapter 690.
The new C-130J climbs faster and higher - 14 minutes to 28,000 feet; flies farther at a higher cruise speed - 2,430 nm at 450 mph and can take off and land in a shorter distance - 1,950 feet .
The meeting and program will be held in the EAA Sport Aviation Building located on the north side of Gwinnett County Airport, Lawrenceville, and is open to all. The program will begin at 8 p.m. with people gathering for some "hangar flying" about 7:30 p.m. Ample aircraft and auto parking is available. For additional information call John Reitz at 770-476-2920 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hottest room contest kicks off
•LAWRENCEVILLE - Vistas "Hottest Room in the House" contest kicked off on Earth Day.
Consumers are invited to show off their homes' hot spots, via creatively captioned digital photos that explain in 75 words or less why they need to be saved from the hottest room in their house.
The four "hottest" submissions, to be announced June 21, will win free professionally installed Vista solar control window film, up to a $1,000 value. Adding Vista solar control window film can reduce heat gain by up to 80 percent. In addition, the contestant with the best entry will also win a trip for two to one of the hottest cities on Earth: Las Vegas.
To enter, visit www.hottestroom.com and submit a captioned photo of the hottest spot in your home before May 29. Entries will be judged based on creativity, imagination and expression of passion.
Park to hold senior citizen health fair
•SUWANEE - George Pierce Park will hold a Prime Timers Health Fair on Saturday.
The event is designed to keep the senior population informed of health options that are currently available.
There will be an organized collection of exhibits on health, wellness programs and services. Health professionals will be available to conduct health screenings, demonstrations and educational information.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is for people 50 and older. Call 770-831-4173 for more information. The park is at 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee.
Hayrides at park
•DULUTH - Hayrides, wildlife exhibits and farm animals will be at McDaniel Farm Park on Saturday.
The Nature on the Farm and Hoof-It 5k Race will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $3. The cost for the 5k is $15 for advanced registration or $20 on the day of the race. Call 770-814-4920 for more information. McDaniel Farm Park is at 3251 McDaniel Road in Duluth.
'Happy Feet' to be shown
•LAWRENCEVILLE - "Happy Feet" will be shown under the stars Saturday.
Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a free outdoor movie at Tribble Mill Park beginning at 6 p.m. Food concessions, music and amusements will be available and the movie will begin at sundown. This event is free and will be held at 2125 Tribble Mill Parkway in Lawrenceville.
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