DULUTH -- Those interested in learning more about leading a Relay for Life team can visit the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce at 6 p.m. Oct. 2.
The meeting for new team captains, team captains who would like a refresher or anyone interested in learning more about how a Relay for Life team operates are welcome to attend.
Topics that will be covered include team and participant registration, fundraising, accounting procedures and other tools to help participants have a successful 2013 Relay for Life fundraising season.
For more information, visit www.gwinnettrelayforlife.org. For more information about the American Cancer Society, visit www.cancer.org.
Gwinnett County man promoted by DOT
GAINESVILLE -- The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that Steve Kelly, a Gwinnett County resident, has been promoted as a DOT district traffic operations manager for the 21 counties in Northeast Georgia that comprise district one.
Kelly began his career with DOT in 2001. He started as a design engineer in the district road design office. In 2002, he was transferred to district traffic operations office as a district access management engineer.
Continuing in the traffic operations office, he was promoted to traffic operations engineer in 2004. He was named district access management supervisor the next year. Kelly and his staff were responsible for all access to state routes in the 21 county area of Northeast Georgia served by District 1.
Kelly's new position as a traffic operations manager will include his current responsibilities as well as district wide traffic engineering studies, signal timing studies, safety enhancement reviews, citizen complaint investigations and speed zone/radar ordinance coordination.
North Gwinnett to host Taekwondo fundraiser
SUWANEE -- A display of high-flying acrobatics and dynamic choreography is scheduled for Saturday at North Gwinnett High School.
A charity demonstration by Kukkiwon Taekwondo at 4:29 p.m. will feature "the world's number one Taekwondo team all the way from Korea."
A portion of ticket proceeds will be donated to North Gwinnett High School Relay for Life, Robert D. Fowler YMCA, Gwinnett Medical Center Breast Cancer Center, Gwinnett Children's Shelter, Suwanee Police Department and the Korean-American Cultural Center.
North Gwinnett High School is located at 20 Level Creek Road, Suwanee. For more information, visit www.kukkiwondemo.com.
Church offers help for personal finances
HOSCHTON -- Hamilton Mill Presbyterian Church is offering a five-week intensive course entitled "Winning with your Money and your Life" beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
The course kicks off with worship and a free copy of the Amazon best seller, "I was Broke, Now I'm Not," available for every family who attends.
In the weeks that follow participants gain knowledge through a free personal finance workshop, led by Finance Consultant Diane Duane.
"This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who wants to do a better job managing money," said Lead Pastor Tom Bagley. "With the uncertain economy, we need all the help we can get to use our resources to accomplish godly-dreams and provide the day-to-day needs of our families. Everyone is welcome."
The church is located at 5152 Highway 124, Hoschton, two miles west of Mill Creek High School.
For more information, visit www.hamiltonmillpc.com or call the church at 678 714-3344.
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