Hundreds marched from the Historic Gwinnett Courthouse in Lawrenceville, Ga. to Moore Middle School during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade. This is the 13th year of the event sponsored by the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County.
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Monday, November 19, 2012
There's still time to register entries for the parade in Lawrenceville, Ga. honoring Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County Inc. is finalizing plans for the 2013 annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Jan. 20 and 21and the Black History Month Exhibit Feb. 1-28. According to a press release issued by the local United Ebony Society, this year’s MLK’s theme of ‘Character and Service’ is a call to the community to answer the passionate words by Dr. King: “Life's most persistent and urgent question is…What are you doing for others?” The celebration starts at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at Meadowcreek High School, 4455 Steve Reynolds Blvd., in Norcross with essay readings and performances by Gwinnett County students. On Monday, Jan. 21, the parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan St…
Monday, July 9, 2012
What questions do you have for the candidates? Lawrenceville Patch's editor is participating and may ask your question to the candidates.
Lawrenceville Patch Editor Vanzetta Evans will be participating in a Judicial Candidates Forum Tuesday evening. Now is your chance to get your questions answered by the candidates. The Gwinnett County Judicial Candidate Forum on The Multilingual Voter Engagement Initiative will be held from 6:30pm until 8:30pm at Berkmar High School, 405 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lilburn, GA. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Gwinnett County, OCA Georgia: Embracing the Hopes & Aspirations of Asian Pacific Americans and the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett, Inc. Eleven of the 12 judicial candidates for Clerk of Court, Superior, State and Probate Court are expected to participate. You can read more about the candidates from a previous forum. …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Hundreds came out to honor Robbie Susan Moore and Gwinnett County's newest school.
Hundreds packed the cafeteria at Moore Middle School to officially dedicate the building and honor the life of its namesake—Robbie Susan Moore. “She is very deserving of this dedication,” said Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson. “Not only because of her Lawrenceville residency, but because she lived her faith, she loved her family, and she always sought to educate.” Born in Winder in 1942, Moore moved to Lawrenceville after marrying her husband Eron Moore, Jr. in 1962. Moore was a pillar in the Gwinnett community—working with several non-profits, co-founding the United Ebony Society and organizing the Miss Black Gwinnett pageants are just part of her long list of community involvement. Moore served as a mentor to many, including Kiara Rogers. …