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GAB: United Ebony Society will host a Black History Month Exhibit

United Ebony Society will host a Black History Month Exhibit

The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County, Inc. will host a Black History Month Exhibit each day from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. until Feb. 28 at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Building in Lawrenceville.

Lois Solomon, Civil Rights and Heritage Activist and also Chairwoman of the United Ebony Society ’s Black History Month programs, says their 2014 theme for black history month is “Civil Rights America.” This theme marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

The Black History Month exhibit at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Building is going to highlight the Civil Rights activists in Gwinnett County. Nathaniel Brown, who passed away Jan. 2012 at the age of 81, was an activist from Norcross and will be featured in the exhibit. Mr. Brown helped to integrate city schools and was a charter member of the Gwinnett Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The Black History Month Exhibit is free. For more information, visit unitedebonysociety.org.

Girl Scouts Partner with Mall of Georgia to Offer Cookies

The Girls Scouts of Greater Atlanta and Simon Malls are partnering to offer girls scout cookies Feb. 19-March 11 at the Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive in Buford.

This is the sixth year the Girls Scouts and Simon Malls have teamed up to bring shoppers the Cookie Program.”We are thrilled to welcome Girl Scouts of Atlanta back to our malls,” said Carol Cox, director of marketing and business development at Mall of Georgia. “We received tremendous positive feedback from our shoppers who appreciated the accessibility of Girl Scout Cookies in the malls.”

The Girl Scout Cookies offered are $3.50 a box and include: Thin Mints, Samoas, Trefoils, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs and Savannah Smiles, and many Girl Scout troops will have mobile credit card readers to make it easier for cashless customers.

The cookie booth will be open Monday-Friday 4 p. m.- 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. and Sunday 12-6 p.m. on the upper level between H&M and the Regal Ticket Box at the Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive in Buford.

For those that cannot make it to the Mall of Georgia, the Girl Scouts also offer a free Cookie Locator mobile app that can be downloaded to the iPhone, iTouch, or Android. For more information, visit gsgatl.org.

Hooters for Neuters Fundraiser at Duluth Hooters

In honor of World Spay Day, Planned Pethood of Georgia and Hooters at Gwinnett Place Mall are teaming up to host the annual Hooters for Neuters fundraiser. The fundraiser will take place on Feb. 25 form 5-8 p.m. at Hooters, 3550 Gwinnett Place Drive NW in Duluth. Customers will present their Hooters server with a flyer, found on the PlannedPEThoodGA.com or facebook.com/plannedPEThoodGA, and Hooters will donate $1 to the Planned Pethood Spay it Forward Fund.

Planned Pethood of Georgia, Inc. is a local non-profit dedicated to rasing awareness of pet overpopulation and teaching the benefits of spaying and neutering pets. In addition to the Hooters for Neuters fundraiser, Planned Pethood of Georgia will offer $10 off all surgeries on Feb. 25, and each pet who schedules an appointment on Feb. 25 will recieve free rabies vaccination, Flea treatment, and Nail trim.

For more information, visit plannedpethoodga.com or call 678-561-3491.

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