Registration open for Fire Department's 5K

LAWRENCEVILLE - Registration is now open for the Gwinnett County Fire Department's annual 5K Run/Walk at Tribble Mill Park.

Runners and walkers interested in participating in the July 18 event can sign up by calling Karen Prescott at the Fire Department at 678-518-4817 or visiting Registration on the day of the race begins at 7 a.m. The 5K starts at 8:30 a.m.

The registration fee is $15 for those who sign up before the event and $20 on race day. All proceeds benefit Gwinnett County Fire Department personnel and their families in times of financial hardship due to serious illness, injury, death or other personal emergency.

Curry to speak at Rotary meeting

NORCROSS - Bill Curry, head football coach of the Georgia State Panthers, will speak at the Rotary Club of Peachtree Corners meeting on Monday.

Curry, a native of College Park, played at Georgia Tech, a football program he led as head coach in the 1980s. After playing professionally for the Green Bay Packers, Curry also coached at Alabama and Kentucky.

The Rotary Club meets at noon every Monday at the Carlyle House in downtown Norcross. The cost to visiting Rotarians attending the lunch meeting is $15.

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