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GAB: Pet clinic is Saturday

SUWANEE -- A vaccination clinic is scheduled for Saturday at the Georgia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Suwanee.

Services offered include the following: canine and feline rabies shots, $10; canine and feline distemper/parvo shots, $10; canine bordetella shots, $10; canine bordetella shots, $10, canine heartworm test, $25; microchip, $25; combo test, $25.

The clinic will take place at the Georgia SPCA, which is located at 1175 Buford Highway, Suite 109, Suwanee.

Staff of the Georgia SPCA ask that all dogs be on leashes and cats be in proper carriers. If a pet owner's animal had an allergic reaction to vaccinations in the past, the organization recommends that they see their regular veterinarian.

All proceeds from the clinic go to help save the lives of homeless in animals in the state.

Jackson EMC Foundation awards $55k to agencies serving Gwinnett

JEFFERSON -- During a December meeting, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total of $98,620 in grants, including $97,000 to organizations and $1,620 to individuals. Among the grants awarded were $55,000 to four agencies that provide programs or services to the residents of Gwinnett County.

-- $15,000 went to the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta's Lawrenceville Club for its Academic Success program.

-- $15,000 went to Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry for its Emergency Food Assistance Program.

-- $15,000 went to the North Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry.

-- $10,000 went to the Norcross Cooperative Ministry for its Emergency Assistance Program.

The Jackson EMC Foundation has put more than $7.2 million back into local communities since it was founded in 2005, funding 704 grants to organizations and 252 grants to individuals.

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