GAB: Mall of Georgia hosts back-to-school party

BUFORD — Simon Kidgits Club invites local families to back-to-school fashion show and party. There will be bean bag tosses, temporary tattoos and prizes from a treasure chest prize box. Parents can receive exclusive retailer coupons and see the latest fashions from local retailers.

The back-to-school party is at 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive in Buford. The event is free for Simon Kidgits Club Members and $5 for nonmembers. For more information, click here.

Animal clinic offers low cost vaccinations

NORCROSS — Camp Woof is hosting a low cost vaccination clinic on Saturday.

The specials include canine and feline rabies shots for $10, canine and feline distemper shots for $10, canine bordetalla shots for $10, canine heartworm tests for $25, microchips for $25 and combo tests for $25. If an animal has had a reaction to vaccinations in the past, it is best that they see their regular veterinarian.

No appointment is needed and the clinic runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Camp Woof is located at 4590 Buford Highway in Norcross. All dogs must be on a leash and all cats in carriers. For more information, call Jane Stewart at 678-765-2726.

Fast-food restaurant hosts hiring event

LAWRENCEVILLE — Burger King is having an open house and hiring event for their remodeled Lawrenceville location. The event will hire for all positions with hiring managers on-site for immediate interviews.

The event will be 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Burger King, 445 Grayson Highway in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-339-1328.

Suwanee teen earns world karate title

Keely Fischbach, a 14-year-old who competes for Karate Atlanta in Suwanee, recently became a world champion in the ATA Combative Weapons Sparring Division. She won the title at the ATA World Championship Expo and Tournament in Little Rock, Ark.

Fischbach, who has trained at the Suwanee facility since she was 3, previously won state and district titles before her victory at nationals. She is the first junior level world champion from Karate Atlanta in Suwanee.

She scored come-from-behind victories in her first three bouts of the 16-person bracket, then won the final match, 9-5.

Local martial arts team stands out at tourney

The Shaolin Institute of Gwinnett County had a strong showing while representing Georgia at the recent International Chinese Martial Arts Championship in Orlando.

The local club won 11 gold medals, seven silver medals, two bronze medals and one championship belt. Gabe Butler was the top individual winner with five medals.

Other members of the championship team are Juan Lozada, Ena Rajic, Chen Zhe, Shifu Joseph, Alex Yu, Byron Fisher and Cassie Sterling.

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