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GAB: Gwinnett Braves award grants to nonprofit organizations

Gwinnett Braves award grants to nonprofit organizations

Two organizations will benefit from $1,000 grants from the Gwinnett Braves — Family Connection and Communities in Schools of Barrow County and For My Sisters Inc.

Family Connection and Communities in Schools of Barrow County helps support students living in Barrow through its annual Back to School Bash, where the organization gives away book bags and school supplies to children in need.

For My Sisters Inc. is a ministry for single mothers. The grant will assist the organization in purchasing tennis shoes and clothing required for physical education programs.

RE/MAX Center to host 10th annual golf tournament

On Oct. 14, RE/MAX Center of Georgia will host its 10th annual Play 4 the Kids golf tournament at Bear’s Best in Suwanee.

More than 140 golfers are expected to participate in the tournament, which begins with a shotgun start and scramble at 1 p.m.

The tournament raises money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

“We are honored to support the magnificent work done by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals,” William “Mack” Perry, a RE/MAX Center associate who helps coordinate the tournament, said in a news release. “This is a charity that everyone can rally behind.”

Club plans upcoming auction

Southern Wings Bird Club will hold an auction beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center.

Items for sale will include those for birds, for the home and more. All proceeds will benefit the Southern Wings Bird Club.

For more information, visit www.southernwingsbc.com.

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