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GAB: Gwinnett location participating in Georgia Cancer Specialists’ Totes 2 Tots Drive

Gwinnett location participating in Georgia Cancer Specialists’ Totes 2 Tots Drive

The 12th annual Totes 2 Tots suitcase drive, sponsored by Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital, will take place Friday, Jan. 17.

Georgia Cancer Specialists locations will be collecting donations of new or nearly new backpacks and kid-size suitcases for foster children.

Donations can be dropped off between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Georgia Cancer Specialists’ Gwinnett branch at 698 Duluth Highway, Suite 201, in Lawrenceville.

Originally held on Martin Luther King Day, the event is now held the preceding Friday.

“As the physicians and staff of Georgia Cancer Specialists, we look forward to honoring Dr Martin Luther King’s memory for the 12th consecutive year,” said Dr. Cheryl Jones, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer for Georgia Cancer Specialists. “This is the major community service project for GCS and it demonstrates our commitment to the foster children and to their future success in their communities.”

Donations collected in Gwinnett will be distributed in the area.

For more information, visit facebook.com/Totes2Tots.

Mall of Georgia hosting Kidgits Fun Day this weekend

The Mall of Georgia invites families to participate in an afternoon of fun Jan. 11 during the Simon Kidgits Club Fun Day.

The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Nordstrom Court and is free to attend for Kidgits Club members and $5 for non-members. Activities will include arts, crafts, games and a bounce house.

For more information, visit www.SimonKidgitsClub.com.

Enter to win opportunity to hunt, fish free for life

The second edition of the Lifetime License Contest, sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation, began Jan. 6, and Georgians have the chance to win the right to hunt and fish for free for life statewide.

Visitors to the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WildlifeResourcesDivisionGADNR can enter through Jan. 22 in a drawing for an adult lifetime sportsman license for those ages 16 and older or a youth lifetime license for those younger than 16.

Only those who have been Georgia residents for at least 12 months immediately prior to Jan. 31, 2014, are eligible. The drawing will be held at the division’s annual Weekend for Wildlife event Jan. 31 through Feb. 1.

Lifetime licenses include hunting, big game, wildlife management area, alligator, Georgia waterfowl conservation, salt and freshwater fishing and mountain trout licenses.

Contest details can be found online at www.facebook.com/WildlifeResourcesDivisionGADNR.

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