Are you a veteran or family member of a veteran? The Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services (Gwinnett Coalition) recently celebrated the grand opening of the first Gwinnett Veterans Resource Center (GVRC).
While the greater joy is usually in the act of giving, Peachtree Christian Hospice (PCH) recently experienced immense joy in receiving an awesome surprise from numerous City of Duluth employees. The surprise began when Martha S. Todd, PCH President and Board Chair received a call from Teresa Lynn, Duluth City Clerk, requesting that she and others would like to meet her at the Hospice to present a “gift.”
Do you love to exercise, cook or just have fun? Is your company looking for a new, exciting team building experience outside of the office or a way to give back to the community? Then Hi-Hope Service Center is looking for you!
Jackie Rossell’s first day at Peachtree Christian Hospice (PCH) was in late October of 2000. Barbara Baker, a registered dietician, and her former boss, contacted Jackie to tell her about an opening at PCH for a cook. Jackie wasn’t looking for another job, but thought about the call from Barbara and the potential opportunity. Well, you know the rest of the story. Jackie did interview and was offered the position of dietician for PCH.
Gwinnett is great and success lives here, yes, but not for everyone. Witness the work of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Community Services and its Helpline, providing information and access to food, healthcare, childcare, housing, clothing, and a plethora of other sources of relief. These resources were not born out of a desire of bored people to find something to do, but rather were born to meet a pressing need.
As students all around the region eagerly anticipate the start of another school year, it’s a great time to celebrate the exceptional school systems we have around us. We are blessed to have thousands of highly dedicated teachers in our community that go above and beyond to make sure they are well-versed on the subjects they teach.
For many of us, retirement is on the horizon. It is something we’ve dreamed of for decades, but as the time draws near, reality hits and we realize that maybe we aren’t as well versed as we need to be on the money management process. While it’s an exciting time, it can be very intimidating.
“The truth lies somewhere in between.” I do not know who first put that thought into words, yet it is a statement most of us have heard and probably used.
Are you looking for a fun event for you and your family? Then join us for Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Duluth Town Green, located at 3142 Hill St. Cost for the event is free to the public and there will be inflatables, arts and crafts, games, live entertainment and more.
As the executive director of AID Gwinnett/Ric Crawford Clinic, which caters to underserved individuals, the Affordable Care Act promised great new opportunities for my agency and clients. The original hurdles in notifying all of our clients of their new rights and responsibilities were capably met by staff, and in the short time since the official rollout, we have started to see some great improvements in healthcare for all.
Peachtree Christian Hospice presented Neil L. Pruitt, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Norcross-based PruittHealth, with the prestigious Scott Hudgens “Good and Faithful Servant” Award at its 12th Annual Benefit, Gala and Awards Dinner held on May 1 at the Atlanta Athletic Club.
Georgia Campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is committed to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service.
Obamacare has done nothing to diminish the need of charity medical clinics like Good Samaritan in Duluth.
What are your charitable goals? Are you giving spontaneously to random causes or do you have a charitable giving plan that has measureable impact?
Rainbow Village Angels provide the essential ongoing financial support to keep our doors open to homeless families with children who call Rainbow Village home. Monthly Angels provide the necessary operations dollars to keep our village financially secure. Angel donations provide homes, after school care, counseling, educational programs, extracurricular activities and a safe community for families to thrive.