Friday, October 28, 2011
You went out and covered Jeff Foxworthy at a charity event.
Jeff Foxworthy was the guest speaker at the Salvation Army's annual benefit breakfast Friday morning. He shared a special message just for the residents of Lawrenceville encouraging us to get involved in our community. Check back with Lawrenceville Patch as we'll have more on his speaking engagement at the Salvation Army.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held a fundraiser at a Lawrenceville McDonald's Tuesday evening.
Service with a smile... and a purpose. Members of the Gwinnett County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. served fries and strawberry lemonades to customers at the McDonald's on Pleasant Hill Rd. Tuesday evening. The ladies held their "Red Nights" fundraiser to support their community service projects and scholarships to graduating high school students. Sorority members will be holding two more Red Nights this year-- on November 29th in Snellville and December 20th in Norcross.
Monday, August 22, 2011
As a firefighter, he worked to save lives. But at age 21, Kyle Clay suffered an inoperable stroke. Motorcyclists from across the county came together to participate in a bike ride to raise funds to help cover his medical expenses.
Timothy Kyle Clay’s life changed dramatically on May 23, 2011. That was the day he suffered a bleed on his brain stem. Two days prior while at home, Kyle started experiencing numbness on the left side of his face and in his right hand. He brushed it off as most 21 year olds would. At work the next day as a firefighter/EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), Kyle was writing down an address he noticed his handwriting was really bad. He finished his shift and went home. The following day his driving was sporadic, so he called his mother. “I am thinking this is not right,” said Kyle. “Something is wrong and I had better stop driving.” After Barbara Clay got to her son, she immediately took him to the Gwinnett Clinic in Loganville. From the clinic…
Saturday, January 1, 2011
The 5th Annual Flashlight 5K raised funds and food for the Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry.
Just as the sun was setting over the City of Lawrenceville, more than 325 runners and walkers warmed up by stretching and jogging in place in the back of the First United Methodist Church's parking lot. Preparing for the church's 5th annual Flashlight 5k. Committee member Ann O'Steen says the name of the race not only refers to the fact that it's run at night, and volunteers help light the way with flashlights, "But it also goes with our Bible verse for the race, which comes from Psalm 119:105, 'Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.'" In addition to being an organizer of the fundraiser, O'Steen is also a runner. This is the fourth year she's laced up her sneakers for this race. Not only is the Flashlight 5k good for …