*Wreaths Across America" is seeking donations for wreaths to be placed on the graves of veterans at two Gainesville cemeteries - Alta Vista and Memorial Park. - on Dec. 14. Click here to find out how you can donate or volunteer to help place the wreaths on the graves.
*Job seekers looking to begin their career with Gwinnett County Government are invited to the annual Career Expo hosted by the Gwinnett County Department of Human Resources. The free event will be held Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville.
*The University of North Georgia has again been named the country’s top senior military college. UNG previously won the award for the 2016-17 academic year as well as in 2010, 1995 and 1991.
*The University of North Georgia is hosting an afternoon with Public Service Commission Vice Chairman Tim Echols on the Gainesville campus Monday. Echols will be discussing energy policy. The event is open to the public and begins at noon in the Nesbitt Academic Building, hosted by the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental & Spatial Analysis.
*After undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Northside Hospital Forsyth has, once again, been awarded a full two-year Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission.
*Toccoa Falls College is hosting a concert by Grammy award-winner Jason Crabb Nov. 23 at 6:00 p.m. Crabb is also a winner of the Gospel Music Association’s Artist and Male Vocalist of the Year. The concert is free and general admission tickets are only available at the door. Doors will open at 5:00 pm. VIP Tickets which include a meet and greet with Crabb are $10 and are available at the Toccoa Falls College Bookstore/Gate Cottage. Visit tfc.edu/jason-crabb for more information.
*The Forsyth County Fire Department recently announced the promotions of six employees, the swearing-in of nine new personnel, and the graduation of 25 new recruits. Click here for more information.
*Primerica, Inc, a provider of financial services to middle-income families in North America which has an office in Gainesville, announces the promotion of Alina Shcherbina to Regional Vice President.
*The Gainesville Ballet Company announces plans for this year's Nutcrack Ballet Mini-Camp for youngsters ages 3-10. It will be held on Nov. 2, 10:30-12:30. To preregister and for more information, call 770-532-4241 or visit gainesvilleballet.org/company/nut-mini-camp/