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Splash into summer with Parks and Recreation

Summer is here, and it’s time to celebrate with a trip to one of the award-winning Parks and Recreation aquatic centers and pools! All aquatic facilities will be open beginning Saturday, May 23. Come make a splash and stay cool this summer at one of the many leisure play pools, which offer fun features such as beach entry, water play structures, giant water slides, picnic areas, and more. Parks and Recreation offers a wide-array of amenities for both fun and learning, including private, semi-private, and group swim lessons as well as private party rental opportunities.

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Fire and Emergency Services reminds residents about summer pool safety

The Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services and Safe Kids Gwinnett are urging residents of all ages to stay safe while visiting swimming pools during the busy Memorial Day weekend and the rest of the summer. Both agencies have teamed up to promote year-round swimming pool safety. Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of many neighborhood, community, and backyard swimming pools. 

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Sheriff ’s Office hosts third annual Jail Break Challenge

The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office will host its third an­nual Jail Break Challenge on June 6 at 8:00am at the Gwin­nett County jail, located at 750 Hi-Hope Road in Law­renceville. This 5K obstacle run is designed to challenge runners of all levels. The course leads runners around the campus of the jail, where they will encounter all levels of terrain and extreme obstacles.

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Memorial Day Ceremony recognizes Gwinnett military heroes

Gwinnett County will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25, 2015, at 1:00pm at the Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville. This event is held each year to celebrate and honor our county's military heroes and public service personnel.

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Chairman Charlotte Nash to serve as ACCG President

Senator Johnny Isakson joined county officials from across the state at the 101st annual conference of ACCG, Georgia’s county association, held April 17 – 20 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.  In addition to giving one of the conference’s keynote addresses, he also installed the association’s 2015 – 2016 Board of Managers. Gwinnett County Chairman Charlotte Nash was sworn in as ACCG President and will lead the association’s 40-member Board of Managers for the next year. 

ACCG is Georgia’s county association and works on behalf of county officials and their communities by providing public policy and legislative advocacy, leadership development, civic and community engagement initiatives, insurance and retirement programs that specialize in local government needs and other cost-saving programs. Formed in 1914 when county officials came together to help fund the state’s first highway department, ACCG today serves as a catalyst for advancing Georgia’s counties.

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