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Gwinnett gab 4/14/2001

Mall of Georgia to host Bridal Showcase

BUFORD — Planning to say “I do” in the near future? Take the first step into happily ever after at the Mall of Georgia’s Bridal Expo & Showcase this weekend.

Brides and grooms will have the opportunity to interact with local vendors to ease the stress of the wedding planning process.

The event is free and will take place in the Nordstrom Court from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Mall of Georgia is located at 3333 Buford Drive in Buford. For more information, call 770-271-9458.

Davis Vision provides free eye care for kids

LAWRENCEVILLE — Many uninsured or underinsured Georgia children and teens do not have access to vision care, which is vital for reading and success in school.

That was not the case for more than 200 local children who recently received free vision screenings at the Norcross and Lawrenceville branch locations of the Gwinnett County Public Library. Sixty percent of the children required further vision services and will receive a free eye exam and eyeglasses, if needed, from their local Visionworks store.

Davis Vision’s Focus on America program is a nationwide community outreach initiative that provides free vision care to children who have little or no vision insurance. The recent events in Gwinnett were held in cooperation with Prevent Blindness Georgia and Davis Vision’s sister company, Visionworks.

Ridge Night to be celebrated at G-Braves game

LAWRENCEVILLE — Peachtree Ridge cluster schools and the Peachtree Ridge Foundation have teamed up with the Gwinnett Braves for Ridge Night at Coolray Field on April 28. The game starts at 7:05 p.m.

Tickets are currently on sale at the cluster schools. Tickets cost $12, and proceeds will benefit Relay For Life.

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