GWINNETT GAB: Veteran to sign book during Memorial Day celebration

Veteran to sign book during Memorial Day celebration

DULUTH — Following a Memorial Service to Veterans on Saturday evening on the Duluth Town Green, author Jerry Robb will sign copies of his new book.

“The End: The Book,” Robb’s first novel, is the first in a seven-part series about the Biblical end times. Robb, a graduate of North Carolina State University, served six years as a Navy corpsman during the Vietnam War.

The book signing is scheduled for 7 p.m., following the 6 p.m. Memorial Service sponsored by American Legion Post 251. The service will end with Robb and Darrell G. Edwards playing Echo Taps.

Free beverages will be available at the book signing. One dollar from each book sale will be donated to an organization that collects shoes for earthquake survivors in Haiti, Never Enough Shoes.

For more information about the book, visit www.theendthebook.com.

Conservatory hosts recital at Salvation Army

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett Conservatory for the Performing Arts put on a recital Sunday at The Salvation Army Lawrenceville Corps.

The recital’s grand finale concluded with all 250 students coming together performing “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from “The Lion King,” arranged and conducted by bandmaster Nicholas Simmons-Smith, territorial music secretary for The Salvation Army Southern Territory-USA.

The Gwinnett Conservatory for the Performing Arts is open to students in kindergarten through adults. Classes are held on Tuesdays during the fall, winter and spring for beginngers, intermediate and advanced students at The Salvation Army Lawrenceville Corps, 3455 Sugarloaf Parkway.

The cost to attend the conservatory is $60 for a nine-week quarter. For families experiencing financial hardships, scholarships are available.

For more information, visit www.gwinnettconservatory.

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