Retirees and active employees are invited to participate in periodic blood drives held at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center. Visit this page for the latest information about upcoming blood drives.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
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Join the GC Retiree email list for the latest Gwinnett County news and events for retirees. We’ll also keep you updated on retiree wellness and benefit plan information.To join the list, please send your email address and name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retiree Badges Available
If you are interested in obtaining a retiree badge, walk in to the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 10:00am and 3:00pm to 4:00pm. The retiree badge will be for identification purposes only and will not grant access to any County facility, building, or parking deck.
One retiree traveled more than 200 miles to get his badge! Read more about his story.For more information on how to get your retiree badge, contact the Benefits Division at 770.822.7932.
Join us for the monthly Caregiver Support Group
A caregiver is anyone who feels responsible for another person’s welfare (financial, emotional, and supportive) because of illness, frailty, life changes, and/or losses. If you care for your relative, spouse, or loved one, join us for our monthly support group meetings from a caregiver, join us for our monthly support group meetings from noon to 1:00pm in GJAC second floor, Support Services Conference Room.
See the flier below for meeting details:
Retiree Bereavement Notices
We regretfully announce the deaths of the following retirees:
Louis Vines, who passed away Saturday, December 29. Louis served the County for 17 years in the Department of Corrections before he retired in 1999. Louis is survived by his sister, Bennie Lou Vines Smith; brother, Thomas W. Vines; niece, Rebecca (Marvin) Tanner; and a host of extended relatives, former coworkers, and friends.
Walter Dunmore Needham, who passed away Thursday, December 20. Walter served the County for 12 years in the Transportation and Support Services departments before he retired in 2001. Walter also served in the U.S. Army where he retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel after 22 years of service in Virginia, Korea, Liberia, Vietnam, Germany, New Mexico, Japan, and Georgia. Walter is survived his wife of 59 years, Frances Evelyn Williams Needham; two sons, John Edward “Eddie” Dunmore Needham II and David Gordon Needham; two brothers Philip Dennis Needham and John Thomas Needham; his sister, Miriam Anne Needham; eight grandchildren, Jonathan David Needham, Joy Ann Sharp (Needham), Jennifer Leilani Slack (Needham), Jessica Michelle Needham, Julia Nicole Needham, Alexis Margo Needham, Chloe Olivia Anne Needham, Gracie Elaine Needham; and a host of extended relatives, former coworkers, and friends.
Betty Rose Chilton, who passed away Saturday, December 8. Betty served the County for 22 years in the Department of Support Services before she retired in 1995.Betty is survived by her two sons, Steve (Susan) Chilton and Stanley (Laurie) Chilton; two daughters, Sharon (Doug) Hinton and Sonya (Buddy) Turner; 10 grandchildren, Summer Adcock, Stuart Hinton, Katie Rose Riche, Zach Chilton, Lee Turner, Hillary Nichols, Annie Chilton, Madison Davis, Savannah Turner, and Will Hinton; four great-grandchildren, Haley Rose Baltzell, Maxwell Adcock, Brewer Adcock, and Sadie Rose Hinton; sister and brother-in-law Etta and Bobby Wages; two brothers-in-law, Roy Emerson and Horace Johnson; and a host of extended family members, former coworkers, and friends.
Please keep these retirees’ family, friends, and former coworkers in your thoughts and prayers.