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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Hi-Hope talent show a success

The Gwinnett Kids’ performances were spectacular. Madelyn Greene, who is 10 and attends Gwinnett Online Campus, took first place with her strong performance of “Somewhere over the Rainbow.”

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Community Foundation scholarships inspire and empower

This time of year students are actively seeking scholarships to help offset the ever-increasing costs for higher education. As tuition continueS to rise, families are having to get more creative than ever before about their funding formula for college and scholarships are making a huge impact.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Peachtree Christian Hospice to honor U.S. Ambassador Joseph Ghougassian

This year, Peachtree Christian Hospice is pleased to announce the Scott Hudgens “Good and Faithful Servant” Award will be presented to U.S. Ambassador Joseph Ghougassian at its 13th Annual Benefit, Gala and Awards Dinner.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Creative Enterprises hosting annual plant sale

Spring has finally arrived at Creative Enterprises, Inc., a not-for-profit, training and employment, community rehabilitation program, for adults with a variety of disabilities in Lawrenceville. The people we serve who enjoy working in our greenhouse have been busy getting plants ready for our spring plant sale.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: GA-PCOM makes it possible to go from grade school to med school in Gwinnett

Tatiana Rodriguez (DO’18), a first-year medical student at Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM), is living proof that, as the Gwinnett water tower proclaimed for many years, success still lives here. The Lawrenceville resident has lived in Gwinnett County nearly her entire life, completing her education within 10 miles of her home.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: GUIDE to host prescription drug abuse awareness day

This semester, a group of four Master of Social Work students from Georgia State University has partnered with GUIDE, Inc. to host a Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Day at Lucky Shoals Park in Norcross on April 25.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Family Promise to host Bed Races April 18

Family Promise of Gwinnett County will hold its largest fundraiser of the year on April 18 — its 6th Annual Bed Race in downtown Lawrenceville.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Hi-Hope gearing up for Gwinnett Kids Got Talent

Hi-Hope Service Center is pleased to recognize and thank the presenting co-sponsors for the Gwinnett’s Kids Got Talent Show. The show, a fundraiser for the center, is scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at Central Gwinnett High School. The show runs from 6 to 9 p.m.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: CETPA works to help unaccompanied alien children

The Clinic for Education, Treatment and Prevention of Addiction, Inc. (CETPA – has been providing linguistic and culturally appropriate services to immigrant children and their families for the past 15 years. Specifically to the UAC population, CETPA has partnered with schools to provide some services that will afford these children the maximum opportunity to succeed.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Gwinnett's Kids Got Talent slated for March 28

The Hi-Hope Service Center invites you to the 2nd Annual Gwinnett’s Kids Got Talent Show, which will be held on March 28 at Central Gwinnett High School from 6 to 9 p.m.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: YMCA offers Welcoming Emerging Communities Initiative

The Y is responding to the needs of our diverse community through the Welcoming Emerging Communities Initiative offered by the J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family YMCA. This initiative includes an Early Learning Readiness program and an after-school extension program to address the widening achievement gap faced by low- and middle-income Hispanic children.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Hi-Hope Service Center to host Gwinnett’s Kids Got Talent Show

On Saturday, March 28, students from Gwinnett County Public Schools will take the stage at Central Gwinnett High School to showcase their talents. The event helps raise funds and awareness for adults with developmental disabilities in our community through Hi-Hope.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Creative Enterprises prepares for Sweetheart Dance

The new year began with great anticipation as we signed grants to assist us in repaving our parking areas in order to be more accessible to the people we serve.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Misconceptions when it comes to teen drinking

n a recent survey conducted among parents and other adults in Gwinnett, 75 percentof the respondents believed that a majority of teens in the county had a drink of alcohol in the last 30 days. This means that parents and other adults believe that a lot more teens are drinking than really are. They also believe that most parents of teens let them drink at home and allow them to go to parties where alcohol will be served.