Class teaches business etiquette

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Barnwell School of Etiquette will instruct on etiquette and manners for the working world from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

Learn proper workplace etiquette as well as dining etiquette for a business lunch or dinner.

This event will be held at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. For more information, call the Lawrenceville Female Seminary at 770-822-5178.

Book club to meet

LAWRENCEVILLE - The History Book Club will meet Monday at the Gwinnett History Museum.

Call 770-822-5178 for book title information.

The event is from 7 to 9 p.m. The Gwinnett History Museum is located at 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville.

Group for seniors wants nominations

ATLANTA - The Metropolitan Partnership in Aging is calling for nominations for the 10th annual Business and Aging Awards.

The awards program recognizes companies and organizations that develop public-private partnerships or programs to improve the lives of older adults and are mutually beneficial to the business and its mission, to the aging network and to older adults and their families.

The Metropolitan Partnership in Aging is a consortium of 10 county-based aging programs and the Atlanta Regional Commission.

Any corporation, business or company/organization in the 10-county Atlanta region is eligible to apply. The business may nominate itself or may be nominated by a partner in the Aging Network.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Sept. 27. Winners will be announced Oct. 10 at the Loudermilk Center for the Regional Community. The application is available on the ARC Web site at www.atlantaregional.com.

For more information, call Maureen Kelly at 404-463-3222.

Wal-Mart aids troops' families

DULUTH - The Duluth Wal-Mart teamed up with local police in support of the needs of children and families of fallen and wounded special operations troops.

Store manager Louis Bonora presented Duluth police Lt. Bill Stevens with a Wal-Mart Hero's Grant check in support of Operation One Voice.

Operation One Voice is a program designed by a police officer and firefighter in partnership with community leaders to raise money for supporting the children and families of fallen special operations forces.

For more information and to get involved, call Lt. Bill Stevens at 770-476-4151, e-mail him at bstevens@duluthpd.com or go to www.operationonevoice.org.

Gwinnett Gab appears in the Thursday and Sunday editions of the Gwinnett Daily Post.