Gwinnett Community Events

While these upcoming events don't involve business networking, they can be a good way to interact with other members of the community.

Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center

It's the perfect time to visit Gwinnett's new Environmental & Heritage Center, located in Buford near the Mall of Georgia. The facility, which opened in November, 2006 features interactive exhibits and special events promoting the environment. For more information, visit the Environment Center Web Site.

The Partnership for Domestic Violence

Are you looking for ways to make a positive impact on a child who is crisis and needs caring support?  Are you looking to help a woman who is in crisis and seeking emergency shelter? If so, Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) needs your help! To learn more about the ways you can support women and their children in their efforts to live violence free, contact Christie Saffold (Volunteer Director) at 404.273.1235 or christie@padv.org.

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours

Celebrating the Halloween season, scary tours of downtown Lawrenceville will be offered Sunday-Thursday at 7:30 PM, and Friday-Saturday at 7:00 and 9:00 PM. Learn some scary things about downtown Lawrenceville in these 90 minute tours. 7:30 and 9:00 PM, departing at theAurora Theater. Learn more at the Scary Strolls home page.

ABWA Collecting Unneeded Cell Phones

The Gwinnett Chapter of the ABWA is collecting old or unneeded cell phones in partnership with the The Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence. These phones will be refurbished and programmed for emergency numbers only. Phones not needed for emergency placement will be converted into cash. All proceeds benefit the WRCDV, which provides temporary emergency shelter for more than 700 women and children, and a family resettlement program that provides financial support for transition from shelter to permanent homes. To contribute a phone, please call Linca Bennett at 770-921-9165.