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Gwinnett Innovation Park Celebrates 20 Years

Gwinnett Innovation Park Celebrates 20 Years

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Roni Pride, Aqua PR)  

Gwinnett Innovation Park, (www.gwinnettinnovationpark.com) a dynamic and affordable environment for new and growing companies, is celebrating 20 years of excellence in servicing metro-Atlanta and Gwinnett entrepreneurs and new and growing businesses.   

Gwinnett Innovation Park (GIP) provides an instant office and flexible space for growing companies so entrepreneurs can focus on the growth and development of their businesses.

“Over the last twenty years, Gwinnett Innovation Park has been home to more than 75 start-ups and early stage companies,” said Bonnie Herron, the executive director of the Gwinnett Innovation Park.

MomsLikeMe.com 12 Days of FREE Chrismas Giveaways

MomsLikeMe.com 12 Days of FREE Chrismas Giveaways

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by MomsLikeMe.com) 

I want you all to be aware of a fantastic sweepstakes called The 12 Days of Christmas we are running on Atlanta MomsLikeMe.  Over the next 12 days, we’ll be giving away close to $2,000 in prizes.  A winner is drawn at 10 a.m. every morning.  Here’s the line-up for you to share with your friends (Facebook or otherwise) and to tease on-air.  Each contest starts at 10 a.m. on the day listed and runs for 24 hours.


Monday, December 6. A Pike Nurseries Quick & Easy Christmas Décor Package (value $59.99) which includes 1 - Fresh Cut 6-8 Ft. Fraser Fir Christmas Tree
. 1- Fragrant 24 inch Mixed Wreath 3- 6 in.

Deals of the Day: 50% off Moe's, BOGO at Medieval Times

ATLANTA -- You can get a $20 voucher to use at Moe's Southwest Grill in Roswell for just $10, plus snag a buy one, get one free deal at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament.  

The Moe's deal expires at midnight Thursday while the Medieval Times deal is good through the end of the year.

Get the details on both deals in the Bargains & Deals section of Atlanta.Momslikeme.com, which lists the best deals of the day for families in Metro Atlanta.

Kimberly Glenn's Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

3 very ripe large bananas (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 egg

1/2 stick butter, melted

Commission Rejects Lilburn Mosque Rezoning

LILBURN, GA -- A Muslim congregation has come up against another obstacle in its yearlong quest to build a large mosque in a Lilburn neighborhood. 

The Lilburn planning commission Monday unanimously rejected a rezoning request. The commission's decision is a recommendation. The Lilburn City Council is expected to make the final decision.

The Dar-E-Abbas congregation wants to build a 20,000-square-foot mosque on a four-acre plot.

The planning commission cited problems with buffers and parking, as well as the potential for noise and water runoff.

The congregation filed a discrimination lawsuit a year ago. Lawyer Doug Dillard says the legal wrangling will continue as long as the city denies the congregation's application.

2 Fatalities in Morning Head-on Collision in Gwinnett County

2 Fatalities in Morning Head-on Collision in Gwinnett County

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Gwinnett County authorities say two people have died in an early-morning car crash.

Police spokesman Cpl. Edwin Ritter says the accident happened around 5 a.m. Monday.

Fire department spokesman Lt. Eric Eberly says emergency personnel responding to the accident quickly determined that the drivers of both cars in the head-on crash were dead at the scene.

Eberly says it appears an eastbound vehicle crossed the center line and hit the other vehicle, which was traveling west.

The accident completely shut down Patterson Road in Lawrenceville.

(Copyright 2010 The Associated Press)

Last Chance to Donate to Bank of North Georgia's ongoing Holiday Toy Drive

Last Chance to Donate to Bank of North Georgia's ongoing Holiday Toy Drive

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Bank of North Georgia)  There are literally thousands of families in desperate need of assistance during the holiday season, so the Bank of North Georgia is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive from November 26 through December 17 at all 42 branches in metro Atlanta. Last year, the bank collected a total of 1,850 toys for children.

“Bank of North Georgia is very much at the heart of community life in Metro Atlanta, supporting those institutions and programs that make the communities we serve desirable places to live and work. Our branch teams are excited to embrace a local charity this season by collecting new, unwrapped toys to help local families. We are hoping that all children will have a joyous holiday this year,” said Don Howard, Chairman and CEO of Bank of North Georgia.

Each branch selected a local charity to support as outlined below.