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Heroic pets to be honored

SUWANEE — Do you own a service, therapy, military or otherwise heroic pet? Contact the Georgia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

The organization is offering a free professional photograph for pet owners who can write a story about their animal heroes when they come in for a photo session.

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, pets will get their stories and photos posted on the Georgia SPCA’s website and in a special album on its Facebook page.

Participants must tell staff why their pet is a hero and bring in a typed story in honor of the animal as well as the animal itself for a close-up picture.

Those interested can call 678-765-2726 to make an appointment.

Foster homes needed

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Georgia Department of Human Services is in need of foster homes. The organization is holding its orientation in Gwinnett County on the following dates: July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 15, Nov. 5, and Dec. 10.

The meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. at 33 S. Clayton St., Lawrenceville.

Becoming a foster parent requires 22 hours of IMPACT Training. The training is broken down into 4- to 5-hour sessions and is usually scheduled two evenings during the week or 4 to 5 consecutive Saturdays.

For more information, call 770-339-5111.

School helps with blood drive

SUGAR HILL — The Goddard School located at 210 Peacthree Industrial Blvd., in Sugar Hill was host to the American Red Cross blood drive on June 19.

The American Red Cross blood drive bus pulled into the school in Sugar Hill on Tuesday during a time of critical need for blood. Business Manager Emily Price helped coordinate with the Red Cross, setting a goal of 20 pints for the community to participate. The Goddard School was able to provide the American Red Cross with 25 pints of blood that was going immediately to patients in need.

For more information, visit www.goddardschool.com.

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