People Helping People


PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: UGA Center for Continuing Education

Many individuals who decide to become a certified bilingual legal interpreter for the Georgia court system have never experienced a real courtroom setting prior to beginning their course training. On Saturday, Oct. 12, 22 students enrolled in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education 30-hour Spanish /English Legal Certificate training program visited the Gwinnett Detention Center, also an arraignment center.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Celebrities help hospice exceed Golf Classic goal

Three prominent Gwinnett County celebrities served in honorary roles to raise funds for Duluth-based Peachtree Christian Hospice at its 13th Annual Golf Classic held on Oct. 22 at St. Ives Country Club.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: The future of free and charity healthcare

We’ve heard much in the news in recent days about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known to many as ObamaCare. No matter what you think about the ACA, one cannot deny it is changing the delivery of healthcare services as we once knew it.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: October is Depression Awareness Month

October is Depression Awareness Month. During the entire month, Covenant Counseling will be administering free depression screenings to the public.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: The meaning of Red Ribbon Week

Angered by Kiki's death and the destruction caused by drug and alcohol use in America, the young people of Kiki's hometown in Calexico, Calif., began wearing Red Ribbons in honor of the fallen hero and to show that they would continue his fight against illegal drugs. Red Ribbon Week takes place Oct. 23-31.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Rainbow Village breaking summer drought

Rainbow Village is a transformational housing community for homeless families with children located in Duluth. Most of the heads of households at Rainbow Village are women fleeing lives of domestic violence and poverty.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: UGA Center for Continuing Education, Gwinnett

The University of Georgia’s Center for Continuing Education Gwinnett Campus has been in Gwinnett for more than two decades in different locations, but its current home of the last four years is in the Intellicenter at 2530 Sever Road in Lawrenceville.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Creative Enterprise gearing up for annual motorcycle ride

Creative Enterprises, Inc. is hosting its 4th Ride for the Challenged, a motorcycle ride for charity, on Sept. 28.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Former Falcon to help with hospice golf tourney

This year's Golf Classic, scheduled for Oct. 22 at St. Ives Country Club in Johns Creek will have three prominent Gwinnett County celebrities: Dewey McClain, Brian Finneran, and Cole Hudgens helping and supporting the event. McClain and Finneran are serving as the 2013 Honorary Co-Chairmen and Hudgens is the 2013 Team Captain of the tournament.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Good Samaritan Health Center planning dental clinic

The Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett is a non-profit faith-based organization serving the uninsured of North Atlanta. July was a significant month for the charity medical clinic – it celebrated its eighth year of service, received the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Month Award, and announced its plan to relocate in order to open Gwinnett’s only full-time charity dental clinic.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Hospice golf tourney to honor late co-founder

Peachtree Christian Hospice (PCH), a general inpatient hospice center located in Duluth, is dedicating its 13th Annual Golf Classic in loving memory of PCH co-founder, William N. "Bill" Todd, Sr., who passed away on Jan. 22, 2013.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Nonprofits in need of summer help

As the old saying goes, “summer’s here and the living is easy” —or is it? For those nonprofits whose mission is to help those in our community facing serious challenges, their old saying goes something like this: “summer’s here and the living is brutal”

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: PCOM's new grad program teaches leadership

Helping leaders learn to lead is a big part of the curriculum in a new graduate program in Suwanee.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Good Samaritan Health Center expands hours

The Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett will now have an increase in its hours of operation. The Center is now open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. two Thursday evenings per month in an effort to provide greater access to healthcare for the uninsured working citizens of Gwinnett County.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Good Samaritan Health Center celebrates eighth year

This month Good Samaritan Health Center in Lawrenceville celebrates its eighth year of providing low cost healthcare to the needy of Gwinnett County.