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GWINNETT GAB: Duluth resident to graduate from apprentice program

Duluth resident to graduate from apprentice program

DULUTH — Duluth resident and Fox News employee Anita Sthalasayee is being honored for graduating from the new class of the Ailes Apprentice program.

Fox News Channel has sought to increase its minority employee base through an apprentice program spearheaded by the network’s most senior executives. On Tuesday, the sixth class of The Roger Ailes Apprenticeship Program will graduate after a year of mentoring within Fox News.

Sthalasayee was selected as an intern in 2007 on the “Fox and Friends” morning show and was hired after graduation as a production assistant on “The Live Desk” with Martha MacCallum. Most recently, she transferred as a production assistant for “Imus in the Morning.”

Church plans healing service

LAWRENCEVILLE — First Century Fellowship Church in Lawrencevile will hold a healing service at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The service will take place in the sanctuary located in the rear of the Quinn House Thrift Store at 516 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville.

For more information, call 770-317-5026.

Golf tourney to benefit scholarships

DACULA — By hitting the greens this week, you can help Hispanic students hit the books.

Canongate’s Hamilton Mill Golf Club and Atlanta Classic Cars are joining forces Thursday to present the 10th annual Scholarship Programs Golf Classic.

The annual golf classic will help raise money for The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, which is celebrating 35 years of educating the nation’s Hispanic undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.

Prizes will be handed out throughout the tournament, and Atlanta Classic Cars is offering two hole-in-one opportunities to win either a 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 SUV or a 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The first place winner of the tournament will receive four round-trip tickets from American Airlines.

To sign up for the event, call 770-992-4892. The cost is $750 per player or $2,500 per foursome. Because Coca-Cola underwrites the event, all proceeds go directly to the scholarships.

Community invited to Oktoberfest

LAWRENCEVILLE — Laurel Grove retirement community, located at 2899 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lawrence-ville, invites the public to its free Oktoberfest Celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The event includes live entertainment, seasonal music, and chef-prepared food. All guests who tour will also be entered into a drawing to win two free airline tickets to anywhere in the continental United States.

There is no cost to attend. For more information, call 770-982-9969.

Dooleys to speak at benefit gala for center

DULUTH — Vince and Barbara Dooley will be the keynote speakers at the Pregnancy Resource Center of Gwinnett’s “Life Worth Living” Benefit Gala at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Gwinnett Place.

College Football Hall of Famer Vince Dooley is known across the nation as one of the winning-est coaches in NCAA history. He was twice honored as NCAA Coach of the Year and is a seven-time SEC Coach of the Year. Barbara Dooley is an inspirational and motivational speaker.

A nonprofit, licensed medical clinic and pregnancy counseling organization, the Pregnancy Resource Center of Gwinnett provides broad-based support to women who face an unplanned pregnancy, are hurting from a previous abortion, or are in need of sexual/relational guidance, as well as support to fathers.

Established and operated under the auspices of Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association of the Georgia Baptist Convention, the Pregnancy Resource Center is a self-governing, evangelical Christian ministry funded entirely by private donations and small grants.

Online reservations and more information are available online at www.PRCGFriends.org or by calling 800-782-2995.

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