GAB: North Gwinnett Cooperative plans ribbon cutting

A faith-based, nonprofit organization that provides food, clothing, lights, heat, water and prescription medication assistance to senior citizens and those with low income levels has scheduled its ribbon cutting ceremony for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The new headquarters for the North Gwinnett Cooperative is at 4395 Commerce Drive, Buford.

To learn how to help out at the North Gwinnett Cooperative, visit www.northgwinnettcoop.org or call 770 271-9793.BUFORD -- The third annual golf tournament to benefit Gwinnett County Public Schools' Community-based Mentoring program is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 8 at Legacy On Lanier Golf Club, Lake Lanier Islands Resort, 7000 Holiday Road, Buford.

Sign-in begins at 8 a.m. The deadline to enter is Oct. 1. Those wishing to do so can visit www.gcps-foundation.org.

Registration is $100 per individual and $400 per foursome. Registration includes tournament entry, breakfast, entry in the hole-in-one contest, entry in the longest drive contest, the awards luncheon, snacks during the tournament and participant gift bags.LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Aurora Theatre Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 8 at Northwood Country Club, 3157 Club Drive, Lawrenceville. Proceeds go to support the theatre's many community programs.

The tournament focuses on the "wackier side of golf" with unconventionally themed holes. Among them are a Heckle Hole, Tequila Shot Hole, Karaoke Hole and a Crazy Costume Hole.

There will be prizes for the longest drive, closest to pin, hole-in-one and more. After hitting the links, guests will enjoy a lunch and the opportunity to bid on valuable merchandise like golf outings and theater tickets.

Check in for the event is at 7:30 a.m. Entry fees are $100 for an individual player and $400 for a foursome.

For more information, visit www.auroratheatre.com.BRASELTON -- A Checkered Flag event is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Birdhouse Gallery and Studio, 1866 Ga. Highway 211, Braselton. The event will feature food, prizes, a silent auction, sports cars and pro racecar drivers.

Racecar driver Ryan Eversley is hosting the vent to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation.

For more information, visit www.racing4research.org.

BUFORD -- St. Mary and St. Martha of Bethany Episcopal Church has scheduled its annual Octoberfest event for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at 4346 Ridge Road, Buford.

The free event will feature arts, crafts, performance art and activities for children.

For more information, visit www.episcopal-buford.org or call 770 271-4067.

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