Fundraisers to support softball

DACULA - A yard sale, barbecue and car wash on Saturday will raise money to benefit the Dacula High girls softball team.

The yard sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hebron Baptist Church, located at the corner of Dacula and Fence roads. The car wash will take place at Walgreens.

Barbecue will be sold from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the church. Plates cost $6 and include a sandwich, chips, beans, dessert and a drink. Hot dogs, snow cones and popcorn will also be available. Free delivery is available for orders of four plates or more. Call 770-560-5981 to place an order.

Visitors Bureau sales manager given honor

DULUTH - Cricket Elliott, Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau tour and travel sales manager, has been named Associate of the Year for the South Carolina Motorcoach Association.

Elliott received the honor at the recent South Carolina Motorcoach Association Annual Meeting in Gwinnett County. Each year, the recipient of the Associate of the Year award is chosen through a vote by all of the Association's tour operators.

The Associate of the Year Award is presented to the associate who has best represented their destination, made the most effort to follow up with contacts made and provided the most quality service to operators as they plan for group travel, Association President Walter Bryant said.

The South Carolina Motorcoach Association allows tour and travel companies to stay updated on legislative issues affecting the industry and to network with attractions, hotels and other industry related businesses.

4 postmasters appointed in Gwinnett County

DULUTH - The U.S. Postal Service has announced the appointment of four new postmasters to positions in Gwinnett County. The appointments were effective Aug. 29.

As Duluth postmaster, Rochelle Willis is responsible for 151 employees who process and deliver mail to customers on 78 routes and 3,765 post office boxes. Willis most recently served as acting postmaster in Athens.

Maggie Morgan is the new postmaster in Grayson, where she is responsible for 26 employees who process and deliver mail to customers on 12 routes and 1,130 post office boxes. Morgan formerly served as acting postmaster in Tucker.

In Norcross, Postmaster Tommy Bennett is responsible for 164 employees who process and deliver mail to customers on 75 routes and 5,601 post office boxes. Bennett most recently served as customer service manager of the Lakewood Station in Atlanta.

In Suwanee, Postmaster Clayton Mitchell is responsible for 105 employees who process and deliver mail to customers on 52 routes and 3,326 post office boxes. Mitchell previously served as postmaster in Auburn.

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