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Children of Conservation Offers Dinner & A Cause Cards Starting June 1

Children of Conservation Offers Dinner & A Cause Cards Starting June 1

Children of Conservation is once again giving Atlanta residents the opportunity to save at some of the city’s top restaurants while also supporting an important cause. The non-profit organization known for providing an otherwise unavailable education to children of wildlife sanctuary workers in Africa is teaming up with over 85 local restaurants in all areas of Atlanta for its second annual Dinner & A Cause Card fundraiser.

Gwinnett seniors sing, dance, and relax to health | April 27

Gwinnett seniors sing, dance, and relax to health | April 27

 

GWINNETT --  Gwinnett seniors can make plans to sing, dance, and relax to their health at this year's free health fair on Friday, April 27 from 9:00am to 12:30pm at the George Pierce Park Community Center in Suwanee. There will be line dancing classes, health screenings, and healthy cooking demonstrations to enhance your nutrition and physical activity. The health fair is sponsored by Gwinnett Senior Services, the Senior Issues Action Team of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services, and Gwinnett Parks and Recreation.

Atlanta UHY Advisors’ David Barton Brings Risk Management to Teen Driving

Atlanta UHY Advisors’ David Barton Brings Risk Management to Teen Driving

Barton Helps Teens Become Smarter, Safer Drivers at Tire Rack Street Survival School

As a Principal with UHY Advisors in Atlanta, David Barton advises companies how best to manage their business and minimize their risk. He recently took that approach from his desk to the streets as a volunteer instructor teaching teens safe driving skills at the Tire Rack Street Survival event held Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds.

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

ATLANTA -- All of the Chick-fil-A restaurants in metro Atlanta will host a special mother-son Date Knight on Saturday, Apr. 28.

The Date Knight format will be similar to that of the franchise's massively popular Daddy-Daughter Date Nights. It will give mothers and sons a special chance to enjoy some quality time together.

The event will have a medieval theme, hence the "Knight" part of its title.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director, said in a statement. "We understand the importance of mother-son relationships and want to encourage local moms to come to Chick-fil-A, enjoy their sons' company over a meal and have fun."

Gwinnett County calls on residents, businesses to volunteer

Gwinnett County calls on residents, businesses to volunteer

Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash announced the official launch of a countywide volunteer program, Volunteer Gwinnett, during the annual State of the County address in February and called on residents, businesses, and organizations to get involved.

 

RECIPE | Jennifer Williams' Pear and Prosciutto Ravioli with Pear Sauce

RECIPE | Jennifer Williams' Pear and Prosciutto Ravioli with Pear Sauce

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Jennifer Williams, a student in the Culinary Arts program at Gwinnett Technical College, recently won first place in the 2012 USA Pears Culinary Student Competition at Le Cordon Bleu in Portland, Ore.

Her Pear and Prosciutto Ravioli with Pear Sauce netted Williams a $1,000 scholarship.

Learn how to make Williams' award-winning recipe here.

Pasta
9.5 oz. all-purpose flour
3 large eggs

Pear Sauce
5 oz. Bosc pears, peeled, seeded and rough-chopped
4 oz. Bartlett pears, peeled, seeded and rough-chopped
4 oz. Comice pears, peeled, seeded and rough-chopped
1 tbsp. butter
18 oz. sparkling pear juice
1 tbsp. freshly ground cardamom
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 oz. heavy cream