GWINNETT GAB: Lions Club taking orders for pecans

Lions Club taking orders for pecans

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Lawrenceville Lions Club is taking orders for fresh Georgia-grown pecans.

The price is $7 each for a bag of pecan halves or a bag of medium pecan pieces. Orders will be taken through Dec. 15.

The annual fundraiser has helped pay for eye exams and glasses for people in the community who cannot afford them. The money raised also supports the Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry with food and financial donations.

To place an order, call 770-995-9274.

Day of Croquet to be held at South Gwinnett

SNELLVILLE — Croquet Events Atlanta is hosting a golf croquet tournament from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday on South Gwinnett High School’s football field.

The event is a fundraiser for South’s FUTURE Program, an after-school program for students. No experience is needed to play. Participants will learn the game in the first 15 minutes of the event.

There is a $15 per player entry fee. For more information or to register, call Scott Allen at 770-736-4324 or 404-405-7786.

South Gwinnett is located at 228 E. Main St. in Snellville.

America Recycles Day event planned

DULUTH — In honor of America Recycles Day, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful is sponsoring Green Starts Here from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Recycling Bank of Gwinnett, 4300 Satellite Blvd., Duluth.

Residents can properly recycle old computers, cell phones, personal documents that need to be shredded and other items. Five recyclers will be chosen randomly to receive cash bonuses of $100.

Participants can bring computers, televisions, laptops, printers, cables, network equipment, VCRs, DVD players, discs and tapes, phones, games, stereos, power adapters, toner cartridges, printer cartridges and all types of batteries except car batteries. There is a $10 fee for TVs and monitors and a $5 per box fee for shredding documents.

For a full list of recyclables, visit www.gwinnettcb.org.

Beta Club raising money for charities

SUWANEE — The North Gwinnett High School Beta Club is having a Walk-a-Thon from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the school’s track to raise money for the Atlanta Union Mission and the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation.

Students have raised money based on how many laps they plan to walk during the event, but donations will also be accepted that day. In addition to the ongoing walking, the event will feature concessions, raffles and games.

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