Category: Nonprofit of the Month

Gwinnett Symphony Named June 2018 Nonprofit of the Month
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Gwinnett Symphony Named June 2018 Nonprofit of the Month

Pictured above (L to R):  Pam Cook, John Kilpatrick, Shirley House, Lisa Shankles, and Chelsea Shankles Arguably, Gwinnett Symphony is one of Gwinnett County’s best kept “secret” treasures. Beginning as a youth orchestra with nine students in 1997 and expanding to the present nearly 100 student members, the ensuing twenty plus years have also included...

Creative Enterprises is the May 2018 Nonprofit of the Month
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Creative Enterprises is the May 2018 Nonprofit of the Month

Pictured above (L to R): Reid Laurens, Gary Powers, Margaret Powers, Vince DeSilva (Sr. VP, Membership Services, Gwinnett Chamber), Leigh McIntosh, Karl Heisman, Pam Carroll, Allen Carroll, and Sherry Patton. Creative Enterprises is a 501 (c) (3) training and employment, community rehabilitation program for adults with a variety of disabilities. The goal is to maximize their potential and overcome barriers to employment. We...

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Named April 2018 Nonprofit of the Month
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Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Named April 2018 Nonprofit of the Month

Pictured above (L to R): Darcy Farrington-Ryan, Rachael Graham, Piper Lashley and Whitney Sue Snuggs. Gwinnett Ballet Theatre, also commonly referred to as GBT, was founded in 1977 and is the oldest non-profit performing arts organization in Gwinnett County. GBT’s home is a 20,000 square foot facility with 5 state-of-the-art studios located at the convergence...

Square One for Youth Named March 2018 Nonprofit of the Month
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Square One for Youth Named March 2018 Nonprofit of the Month

Pictured above (L to R): Brandon Barton, Sr. VP; Cathy Tomlinson, co-founder; and Thomas Crosby, CEO It All Starts at Square One Square One for Youth’s ‘Fairway to Success’, an after-school program Is designed to help children and young adults in need in Gwinnett County to achieve more than they ever thought possible. The core of our curriculum...

YO Gwinnett Named January 2018 Nonprofit of the Month
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YO Gwinnett Named January 2018 Nonprofit of the Month

Pictured above (L to R): Mr. Emanuel Williams, Mr. Kashaun Cooper, and Mrs. Domonique Cooper Founded in 2016, YO Gwinnett Inc. serves to address the needs of homeless youth, a problem that has reached epidemic proportions in Gwinnett County. We aim to inspire and uplift teens while providing short-term emergency shelter in a safe environment. Support...

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StreetWise Georgia Named October 2017 Nonprofit of the Month

Pictured above (L to R): Gary Pipkorn – Operations Director, Terry Powell — President & Co-Founder, and Michelle Bowen – Board Member The mission of StreetWise Georgia is to offer the necessary physical, emotional, mental and spiritual tools to help people stabilize their lives, improve their environment, and move out of a state of dependency into a...

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Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Named September 2017 Nonprofit of the Month

Pictured above (L to R): Santiago Marquez, Rafael Marquez, Fabiola Rios, Juanita Rivera, Karla Ruby, and Vince DeSilva—Sr. Vice President, Membership Services with the Gwinnett Chamber. The mission of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is to promote and support the domestic and international economic development of Hispanic businesses, and individuals, and to serve as a link between non-Hispanic entities...

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