GAB: SPCA vaccination clinic scheduled

SUWANEE -- The Georgia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has scheduled a vaccination clinic for 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1175 Buford Highway, Suite 109, Suwanee.

All dogs must be on a leash, and all cats must be in kennels. All proceeds benefit the Georgia SPCA, a nonprofit organization.

Canine and feline rabies shots are $10; canine and feline distemper shots, $10; canine bordetella shots, $10; canine heartworm test, $25; microchip, $25; and combo test, $25.

For more information, visit www.georgiaspca.org.

Library offers college financial planning workshops

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett County Public Library is inviting the public to learn about college saving strategies and the Path2College 529 Plan through several workshops.

Those who attend can discover important information about financial aid, saving for college and how to get a state tax deduction.

The sessions are scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Mountain Park Branch; 7 p.m. March 7 at the Hamilton Mill Branch; and 2 p.m. March 17 at the Grayson Branch.

Registration is not necessary. It is a free program offered in partnership with the Path2College 529 Plan.

For more information about library programs and services, visit www.gwinnettpl.org, or call (770) 978-5154.

Funeral director qualifies for recertification

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Jeffrey Scott Wages, a funeral director with Wages & Sons in Lawrenceville, recently qualified for recertification of the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.

A number of professions grant special recognition to members upon completion of specified academic and professional programs, and the Certified Funeral Service Practitioner is the funeral service's national individual recognition.

According to a news release from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, "a select few have distinguished themselves among peers within the funeral service profession as they continue their education to exceed the highest standards of care."

"This achievement is especially notable because Jeffrey has voluntarily elected to participate in quality educational and service opportunities that far surpass what the funeral service licensing board in Georgia requires."

For more information about the organization, visit www.apfsp.org.

Wages & Sons Funeral Homes and Crematories is located at 1031 Lawrenceville Highway.

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