GAB: Salvation Army’s ‘Angel Tree’ program kicks off Thursday, Nov. 21

Salvation Army’s ‘Angel Tree’ program kicks off Thursday, Nov. 21

The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program at Sugarloaf Mills, which helps children and seniors in need during the holidays, kicks off Thursday, and shoppers are encouraged to pick a “paper angel” from the trees and donate the requested gifts and necessities.

Gwinnett residents can visit the Angel Tree and select an angel through Saturday, Dec. 14. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. The mall is located at 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville.

For more information, call the Mall Management Office at 678-847-5000 or visit www.shopsugarloafmills.com.

Suwanee nonprofit hosting low-cost pet vaccination clinic

The Georgia SPCA will hold a low-cost vaccination clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The SPCA is located at 1175 Ga. Highway 23 N.W., Suite 109, in Suwanee.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the nonprofit pet rescue organization.

Rabies shots and distemper shots for both cats and dogs are $10, and Bordetella shots for dogs are also $10. Heartworm tests for dogs are $25, and microchipping is also $25. Nail clipping is $10 and de-wormer is $5.

All dogs should be on leashes and cats should be in carriers. If an animal has had a reaction to a vaccination in the past, the SPCA recommends seeing a veterinarian for shots.

Residents invited to sing-a-long

The Gwinnett Choral Guild, Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church and choir and BJ Chorale will host the annual Community Messiah Sing-A-Long at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the church, which is located at 800 Lawrenceville Highway.

The sing-a-long will include professional soloists, a string orchestra and an organ. Those who attend are encouraged to bring a score of Handel’s Messiah and sing. A limited number of scores will be provided at the church.

Admissions is free and a love offering will be taken. For more information, visit www.gwinnettchoralguild.org.

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