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GAB: 'Chase a Cop' set for Sept. 24

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Those looking to raise money for Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department charities can sign up for Chase a Cop, a 5k/1-mile fun run scheduled for 8 a.m. Sept. 24 at Tribble Mill Park in Lawrenceville.

All proceeds benefit the sheriff's department charities Beat the Heat, Gwinnett Masters Special Olympics and the Sheriff's Explorer Program.

A $20 registration fee includes a T-shirt. Registration after Sept. 18 is $25.

Tribble Mill Park is located at 2125 Tribble Mill Parkway, Lawrenceville.

Online registration ends Sept. 21. Registration at the event is from 7 to 8 a.m.

To register online, visit www.active.com/running/lawrenceville-ga/gwinnett-sheriffs-department-chase-a-cop-5k-and-1-mile-fun-run-2011?int=29-6

McKendree to visit church for concert

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Singer-songwriter Fran McKendree will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at St. Edward's Episcopal Church in Lawrenceville.

The concert is free and open to the public. An offering will be collected to help defray expenses.

McKendree's career began as he played guitar and sang with the folk band McKendree Spring. In the 1970s, he toured with musicians such as Elton John, Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, James Taylor, and Ike and Tina Turner. His guitar now rests in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

McKendree now works within the Episcopal Church by revitalizing worship through music. While at St. Edward's, McKendree will provide music for the Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25. The public is welcome to attend either service.

St. Edward's is located at 737 Moon Road, Lawrenceville.

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