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he 2020 Best of Gwinnett Edition. What a year to celebrate success. 2020. A year unlike any other. The things we took for normal would soon be anything but. Working hard to be the best has always been a driving force in the hearts and minds of Gwinnett business leaders. But in 2020? We learned that being the best meant first, we had to survive. Unexpected challenges and obstacles. An unprecedented pause in our economy. Circumstances impossible to foresee. We all knew that succeeding in business requires you to deal with twists and turns, but I don’t think anybody expected the magnitude of the changes we saw in 2020. But alas, in spite of it all, there were many successes worth acknowledgement. Hard work, determination and fortitude to make it through a tough year. Those traits in their own right are hallmarks of the best.

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If you look past the signs, the shop windows and the front counters of our local businesses, you’ll find it’s the people who are the heart and soul of our community. And they’re what we’re really celebrating here. The businesses and the people who create and operate them are the lifeblood of our community. We love that. As it turns out, the people of Gwinnett do some pretty amazing things. Each year we see the makings of the best time and time again. We look at it with wonder. What unique restaurant has someone created from scratch? Who gives the smartest financial advice? Where are the best music and theater venues? Who’s the best auto mechanic? Yes, in spite of 2020, there’s still a lot to celebrate. And once again, you’ve shown up to let businesses know you care by casting your votes in the Best of Gwinnett. Congrats to all the winners and also a big thank-you to loyal customers

who buy local and take pride in supporting our hometown businesses. As you review your copy of Best of Gwinnett online or in print, I hope you’ll take time to visit the people, places, and organizations listed here. Pass along referrals. Honor these local firms with your business and above all, stay positive. Thank you, Gwinnett. You are the best!

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The Best of Gwinnett Every year, Gwinnett Magazine editors go in search of the best. After months of research and thousands upon thousands of reader votes, we proudly present our Best of Gwinnett honorees – an extensive list of the businesses, organizations and professionals that residents love! In a community with more than 900,000 people living in 437 square miles, there are hundreds of businesses with an active, loyal following of exuberant fans. The field of categories is vast – and always growing. The companies represented are impressive. And the local pride and positivity is a great tribute to all who call Gwinnett home. Join us in celebrating small businesses and the customers who support them with their loyalty. Together, we make Gwinnett, simply the best. Be Postive. Buy Local. Help Others. #LoveGwinnett Visit BestofGwinnett.com to nominate, vote and show some love!

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he eagerly anticipated Best of Gwinnett edition showcases the many outstanding businesses, places, and services that make Gwinnett a great place to live. It is gratifying to see that so many readers again put Gwinnett County Government at the top of their list in many categories. Here in Gwinnett County, we have what we call the “Gwinnett Standard,” an expectation that the services we provide will be the best, a cut above the norm. Meeting that expectation has been especially challenging during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced us to change the way we provide so many services. Gwinnett Magazine readers voted Gwinnett Parks the Best Parks and Recreational Program. During the pandemic, more people are choosing to use parks and trails for recreation. To comply with health guidelines, we began providing online programs to keep people safe, active, entertained, and informed. As people struggled financially, we also expanded our Summer Meals programs for kids and seniors to more parks and libraries.

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Gwinnett County Public Library with its 15 branches was voted the top Library and Social Service Organization in Gwinnett. The library adapted during the pandemic by making parking lots WiFi hotspots for remote learning and offering curbside service during peak infection periods. The Best Charitable Organization went to Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful, which held multiple recycling events with other county departments all while keeping with public health protocols. Finally, Gwinnett County Government was deemed Best Employer. We have always believed that if you take care of your employees, they will take care of you. Throughout the pandemic, we have supported our workforce with an employee assistance program, good health benefits, hazard pay

for field workers, and remote work opportunities all while still serving residents. COVID-19 continues to take its toll, and Gwinnett County continues to address it. The County collaborated with the Gwinnett, Rockdale and Newton Health Departments to convert the old Sears store at Gwinnett Place Mall into a mass vaccination center that can accommodate up to 3,000 people a day as supplies are available. It was a prime example of interagency cooperation for the benefit of our residents. I am very proud that Gwinnett Magazine readers have judged Gwinnett County Government to be worthy of such recognitions, especially during the trial of the pandemic. We will always strive to justify the respect and admiration of the people we serve, to meet the Gwinnett Standard.

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gwinnett cities FROM BUFORD TO BR ASELTON, SNELLVILLE TO SUWANEE… LOVE OUR CITIES. LOVE GWINNET T!

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ou don't have to sell Gwinnettians on Gwinnett! Nationally recognized schools, a vibrant economy, affordable housing, diverse cultures, a thriving arts community, and pro sports barely scratch the surface of the many reasons why we love Gwinnett. Each of our unique cities offers residents and visitors something different, from Buford's charming Main Street to Suwanee's lively Town Center. Lawrenceville's iconic courthouse is instantly recognizable. Norcross's historic train depot is a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike. There's The Bowl in Sugar Hill, the Town Green in Duluth, and the lake in Berkeley Lake. Every city in Gwinnett has its own subculture and unique expression of it. Our diverse cities and neighborhoods are home to the people that make Gwinnett so special: over 900,000 exceptional individuals united by an equally exceptional sense of community. We speak scores of languages and celebrate a variety of cultures, but all find commonality in this place we call home. At the heart of Gwinnett is a rare spirit. It’s that spirit that drives the world's largest Relay For Life, the people’s caring nature that propels Gwinnett Great Days of Service, and the people’s giving attitude that flourishes in our churches, nonprofits, and community organizations. And that's what we all love about Gwinnett! #LoveOurCities #LoveGwinnett

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AUBURN Haven’t you always wondered why a small town in Georgia was named Auburn? It has nothing to do with that Alabama village on the plains, rather our Auburn was named for something distinctly Georgian – the famous red clay that was once used to dye cloth auburn-red. Founded in 1892, Auburn now counts over 7,000 residents and has retained its small-town atmosphere while focused on increasing businesses and boosting quality of life factors for residents. The city’s planned green spaces along with a mix of single-family homes, townhomes and apartments make Auburn an attractive place for folks looking for a place to call home. Auburn is known for a familyfriendly atmosphere reflected in events like its annual Auburn Ever After, Auburn Fest, weekly farmer’s markets and movies in Whistlestop Park – a unique shopping district. The city has five beautiful parks and a family sports complex. On the economic front, Auburn is a certified Main Street Community, has an active Downtown Development Authority and welcomes new businesses with incentives through its Opportunity Zone. Oh... and one more thing that’s uniquely Auburn? The town is shared by Gwinnett and Barrow counties. Told you they were friendly.

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BERKELEY L AKE Named for its beautiful 88acre lake, Berkeley Lake was first developed in the 1940's and was for many years primarily a summer retreat of fishing cottages with a slowly growing number of permanent homes. The city was incorporated in 1956. A small, tenacious core of residents has always been devoted to the care and health of the lake and has kept the city’s namesake first and foremost in this Gwinnett city. City residents have acted consistently to protect the character and tranquility of the community and are guided by a comprehensive Master Plan for future land use and growth. Livability is a major point of pride for Berkeley Lake, and rightfully so. They have been a Tree City USA® since 1999 and are an Urban Wildlife Sanctuary, too. Just last year, the city was named among the Top 10 Best Suburbs to Live in Georgia. The Berkeley Lake Chapel, City Hall and surrounding grounds and green space are popular gathering places for the 2,000+ residents and the locale for events like the Sunday Kind of Groove Concert Series, the annual Independence Day Celebration, and others.

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BR ASELTON Driving north on I-85, you know you’re in Braselton when the stunning vineyard of Château Élan Winery & Resort rises into view. The resort has set the tone for top-quality development, which can be seen in every detail of the surrounding town. Braselton's population has tripled since 2000 to more than 12,000 residents. People are flocking to Braselton because they can find beautiful neighborhoods tucked into the countryside with access to major state highways, a thriving medical community, walking trails, restaurants, and a historic downtown. It’s easy to get around Braselton. Residents ride the free trolley to local restaurants and the winery. Golf carts buzz along the LifePath, a multi-use sidewalk that connects residents with shopping and dining. A downtown parking deck makes it easy to visit the farmers market, boutiques, antique shops, lunch spots and nightlife, and seasonal festivals and concerts. Braselton is at the crossroads of several transportation corridors that lead to Atlanta, Athens and Greenville, which has proven to be a logistical advantage for industrial warehouses and major companies along GA 124 and GA 53. In addition, Northeast Georgia Medical Center opened a first-class hospital in Braselton in 2015, spurring extensive growth of healthcare services along the GA 347 corridor. These developments have provided thousands of jobs for Braselton and the surrounding area. Though Braselton is growing rapidly, the Town Council has taken steps to manage growth in a way that fosters the small-town feel and history that makes Braselton unique.

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BUFORD Buford never cultivated that sleepy Southern town vibe. In fact, in 1902, as the 20th Century was beginning, Buford was referred to as the “New York City of Gwinnett,” for its industry and activity. Even back in the day, this city that started in 1872 as a depot on the railway line between Atlanta and Charlotte was known for being progressive in business and education. Buford was the home of the county’s first bank and was widely recognized for its quality schools, and students from adjoining counties came to acquire the prestigious diploma from Buford High School. (No change there, Buford City Schools are still great and attract many non-residents.) Today, with more than 15,000 citizens, Buford is a city that has it all – a charming main street with retailers and restaurants and one of the Southeast’s destination shopping areas with the Mall of Georgia. The Buford Dam is a major power source for the state and Lake Lanier Islands is recognized as a premier recreation development... and a favorite summer-day destination for Gwinnettians. The Buford Community Center is another jewel for the city – including a theater, conference center and meeting space, the Buford Museum, and the popular Town Park that hosts entertainment for all ages. And here’s a little Buford trivia for you...Whose statue is located on West Main Street? Roy Rogers, whose horse Trigger had a saddle made at Buford’s famous Bona Allen Tanners.

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DACUL A Ever wonder how Dacula (and that’s pronounced duhcue-la) was named? Founded in 1905, Dacula originated from the letters found in Decatur and Atlanta. Today, with a growing population over 6,000, Dacula provides a unique smalltown experience to residents and visitors alike and prides itself on being an inclusive community. Dacula’s location provides residents many advantages, particularly for employment and education opportunities. In fact, Dacula is located at the center of Georgia’s Innovation Crescent, a 15-county economic development hub focused on life sciences and technology that includes Gwinnett. Other bragging rights for Dacula? Its influence on blue grass and other music genres. Little known fact — Dacula is the home of Gid Tanner and his 1920's and 1930's Skillet Lickers string band. The string band is still going strong with the Tanner family and performs in Dacula and around the area regularly.

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DULUTH Have you been to Duluth lately? Don’t miss out — Gwinnett’s third largest city (pop. 28,500+) is on list after list of great places to live and visit. Duluth was ranked in the TOP 25 Places to Visit in Georgia by Vacation Idea Magazine, one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Georgia by Culture Trip, and number four in the 10 Best Atlanta Suburbs by Movoto. The city that once boasted of three cotton gins, 10 cotton buyers, several warehouses, three mule trading barns, and three blacksmith shops is today a thriving community with outstanding quality of life. While committed to keeping its “Old Town Pride,” Duluth has developed its Town Green and Parsons Alley (another award-winning development) area into a hub for shopping, dining and entertainment. Duluth is known for some of the area’s most popular events, including the Duluth Fall Festival, Fridays N Duluth, Howl on the Green, and its annual July 3rd celebration. With sidewalks and bikeways that connect all areas of the city, Duluth is an active community where residents enjoy everything from Food Truck Friday to Yoga on the Green. Duluth leaders are committed to offering residents the best of big-city amenities coupled with small-town ambiance.

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GR AYSON Today, Grayson is a sought-after address, a city with loads of Southern charm and livability. In fact, the city has received a Live, Work, Play City Award presented by the Georgia Municipal Association. Grayson gets high marks for excellent schools, sports programs, parks, restaurants and shopping. With the town’s new Ampavilion, Grayson hosts the Gimme Shelter Benefit Concert, Grayson Brew and Que and a number of family- friendly community events throughout the year, including, free concerts, movies, Shakespeare in the Park and more. The Grayson Day Parade is a particularly popular event among the town’s 4,400+ residents.

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L AWRENCEVILLE Named for naval commander Captain James Lawrence and incorporated in 1821, Lawrenceville has impressive credentials as the county seat and the second oldest city in Metro Atlanta. Lawrenceville’s original town square remains the heart of downtown and the iconic courthouse is a landmark recognized throughout the county. In the early days, it was a great challenge to keep livestock from trampling the courthouse lawn. Today, the courthouse and its grounds are the site for weddings, special events and community gatherings. Lawrenceville’s downtown, referred to as The DTL, continues to grow and develop as a destination for shopping, dining and entertainment – and more than a few film and TV productions. (We see you Ozark!) This vibrant area includes the Aurora Theatre, an ever-growing list of locally owned restaurants, and Slow Pour Brewing Company, Gwinnett’s first craft beer brewery, and the Depot District’s latest addition, Ironshield Brewing, Georgia’s fifth largest brewery. The downtown square is the site of a range of popular events and festivals, including, St. Paddy’s on Perry, Octoberfest, Free Comic Book Day, the Hometown Christmas Parade and the Lawrenceville Ghost tours. In late 2020, the City added permanent lighting to the trees surrounding the historic square. The Lawrenceville Lawn, just a block off the square, is the site of the annual Concerts on the Lawn and a host of other events throughout the year. The Lawn recently underwent a $1.8 million renovation to add a permanent amphitheater, arbor shades and tables, additional bathrooms and parking. In 2021, the City of Lawrenceville will celebrate its bicentennial year. Gwinnett’s County Seat has accomplished a great deal in 200 years. Enhancing quality of life for visitors and its some 30,000 residents remains a constant priority for city leaders – the city is currently constructing a $35 million arts complex, expanding the current home of the Aurora Theatre. Completion is expected in 2021. A boutique hotel and conference center, along with a City Parking Deck are also planned for the downtown area and will be complete in late 2020 (parking deck) and mid 2021 (hotel). The SouthLawn, a 35-acre development including residential and retail, began leasing in 2019 and is the new home of hometown favorite, The Peachtree Café. The College Corridor, a 2.2. mile linear park connecting Georgia Gwinnett College with the downtown area will be complete in early 2021. For more information, visit downtownlawrencevillega.com or lawrencevillega.org.

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LILBURN Like many Georgia cities, Lilburn’s development was rooted in the railroad. First incorporated in 1910, the town was named for Lilburn Trigg Myers, the railroad superintendent for the Seaboard Air Line Railway, and trains still run hourly through Old Town. Today, Old Town Lilburn is a growing downtown neighborhood that reflects small town charm with treelined streets and sidewalks. Downtown development is thriving as businesses and homes are springing up, and

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nearby Lilburn City Park is the site of endless community activities and the start of the four-mile Camp Creek Greenway trail. Concerts, Sparkle in the Park, Lilburn Daze, and the annual Christmas Parade are just a few of the events that draw visitors in to join the more than 13,500 residents that call Lilburn home. They must be smart folks – the Summer 2019 issue of Newcomer magazine listed Lilburn as one of Atlanta’s most popular communities.


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LOGANVILLE Land Lot No. 186, you’ve come a long way! James Harvie Logan purchased that lot, which became the first 62.5 acres of Loganville, for only $150. Loganville was first incorporated in 1887, and around the turn of the century would become the last stop on the railroad from Atlanta to Lawrenceville. Today, Loganville’s city limits are split between Gwinnett and Walton counties. (We don’t mind sharing.) The town “Where People Matter” counts more than 12,500 residents, and couples growth and

progress with a warm community atmosphere. The Loganville Town Green draws folks to the city center for a busy calendar of events that includes AutumnFest, the Groovin’ on the Green concert series, an annual Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade. With three state highways traversing the city, Loganville offers a unique business climate that includes large retail and restaurant chains combined with small and locally owned niche shopping and dining experiences.

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NORCROSS Once known as “Atlanta’s Favorite Summer Resort,” Norcross was named for Jonathan Norcross, Atlanta’s fourth mayor. Today’s residents, some 16,000+, would have no trouble believing that Norcross has been a favorite destination for much of its 150-year existence. Norcross, Gwinnett’s second oldest city, was the county’s first to be placed on the Register of Historic Places. With a rich variety of well-preserved historic homes and an authentic turn-of-the-century downtown district, Norcross leaders have sought to blend old and new with great vision. The area has even been the backdrop for several film projects. The historic downtown area is full of shopping, dining and entertainment options for residents and visitors alike. The Norcross Downtown Development Authority is focused on fostering a strong and progressive business climate. Two new modern apartment communities, The Brunswick and Broadstone Junction, are now leasing near downtown Norcross. The city is also looking forward to the opening a new hotel and new library this year. Thrasher Park and Lillian Webb Park are the site of scores of family events. Norcross has a thriving arts community and its own Lionheart Theatre community theater company. There’s even a Norcross Walking Group for residents with a pep in their step. Norcross is well known for their bold sustainability initiatives and accomplishments in adopting and developing green living programs. The city is proud to be recognized as a Platinum Green Community – the highest rating possible -- by the Atlanta Regional Commission. Norcross is one of only three cities to achieve this rating and is dedicated to continuing this action for the betterment of their community and the environment.

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PE ACHTREE CORNERS Let’s test your Gwinnett County knowledge — name our newest city and our biggest city. Peachtree Corners takes both honors. Incorporated in 2012, Peachtree Corners has more than 43,000 residents. But while Peachtree Corners is young as an official city, the community was actually planned in the late 1960s and 70s. Businessman Paul Duke envisioned a place where residents could live, work and play without long commutes, placing Technology Park, a campus of high- technology buildings, at its heart. Today, Peachtree Corners continues to emphasize business innovation as home of Curiosity Lab, a city-owned and operated living lab designed to advance intelligent mobility and smart city technology, as well as the city’s startup incubator, originally called Prototype Prime and now operating under the Curiosity Lab brand. Town Center adds another dimension to the city’s glowing reputation. The 21-acre mixed use development was unveiled in April 2019 and serves as a downtown for the city. Town Center instantly became a community gathering place where friends and family meet to attend concerts and signature events like Derby Party, Bark in the Park, Flicks on the Green and Harvest Fest, just to name a few.

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SNELLVILLE Big things are on the horizon for the city “Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody.” The city’s U.S. Post Office has been moved to a brand-new facility to make way for an expansive new development, The Grove at Towne Center. The Grove at Town Center will bring 250 luxury apartments, a 750-space public parking garage, several thousand square feet of retail/office space and a unique City Market. It will also have a new Gwinnett County library where the current Elizabeth Williams branch will be relocated to. All of these exciting amenities at The Grove at Town Center will help to create a lively new city center and downtown for Snellville. A greenway is being built which will connect The Grove with T.W. Briscoe Park and nearby cities such as Stone Mountain and Lawrenceville. Stay tuned…you are going to love what you see.

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SUGAR HILL You knew there had to be a “sweet” story behind the naming of Sugar Hill. (Oh yeah, we’re going there.) Local legend says that a freight wagon traveling from the railroad in Buford to Cumming broke a wheel while traversing a steep hill, spilling sugar over one of the highest points in Gwinnett County. From a sleepy bedroom community to a vibrant and quaint downtown, there’s always something fun to see and do in Sugar Hill. The thriving city is poised for a bright future while keeping a deep-rooted appreciation for the past. A beautiful mural in the downtown area depicts the rich and colorful history of Sugar Hill and an active historic preservation society tells the story of this growing community’s past. But city leaders and residents alike are focused on building for the future in Sugar Hill. The city already has lots of positive livability factors – a great city hall, a unique community plaza, a splash park, great parks, a community garden, a performing arts theatre, and the award-winning outdoor amphitheater The Bowl at Sugar Hill. Added to that mix is the E Center, a live, work, play development. The E Center boasts a 406-seat performing arts center, The Eagle Theatre, as well as a community gymnasium, local restaurants, and retail, office, and meeting space. All of these attractions are located just steps from The Bowl. Sugar Hill’s nearly 24,000 residents enjoy a variety of events and activities throughout the year including the lively concert season at The Bowl, various live performances at The Eagle Theatre, and annual Sugar Rush fall arts festival. Visitors from all walks of life and all ages will surely enjoy the “sweet life” in Sugar Hill.

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SUWANEE Suwanee is a progressive, friendly community known for preserving greenspace and creating new parks. The city has more than 500 acres of parkland and miles of walking and biking trails, including Suwanee Town Center and the Suwanee Creek Greenway. The city began as a Shawnee Indian village where the Suwanee Creek runs into the Chattahoochee River. First recognized as a town in 1838, Suwanee was also a railroad stop and grew around the railroad depot. Today, Suwanee has been recognized by several national publications as “best place” to live and raise families. More than 19,000 residents enjoy over 40 community events every year with the Town Center hosting a wide range of popular festivals that range from the Taste of Suwanee to the Suwanee Jazz Festival to the Suwanee Wine Festival. Suwanee is also committed to supporting public art. The Suwanee SculpTour brings a variety of sculptures to downtown Suwanee on a rotating basis for residents and visitors to enjoy.

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We all have things we love about Gwinnett – this restaurant, that park, my school. Our hometown favorites. But we probably never think about a little thing called infrastructure that makes it all possible. You know…those “take it for granted” things like safe drinking water, well-maintained roads, award-winning parks, and skilled public safety pros. That is Gwinnett’s strong foundation. The infrastructure that makes it possible for business, industry, education, arts, entertainment and more to flourish and prosper – and make our quality of life something to be envied.

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GWINNETT FIRE: TO THE RESCUE!

Moving Gwinnett residents around the 437 square miles of our county takes more than 2,500 miles of road, over 700 signalized intersections, heavy rail for transporting goods and the fourthbusiest airport in Georgia. The Gwinnett Department of Transportation performs this mission with 164 full-time personnel and an annual operating budget of over $51.3 million. Public transit and improvement projects like the Peach Pass lanes on I-85 and the diverging diamond interchanges on several of our busiest intersections, make getting around Gwinnett much easier for the 960,000 people who call Gwinnett home and the thousands of visitors who travel in and out of the county every day.

Protecting almost a million people is no easy feat. Gwinnett’s Fire and Emergency Services Department, which is Georgia’s largest, responds to more than 80,000 calls for help each year. It takes 961 brave men and women dedicated to saving lives and protecting property to deliver the highest quality of service by holding the principles of truth, trust, respect and unity. These superheroes operate from 31 strategically placed fire stations that include 31 engine companies, 11 ladder trucks, and 29 advanced life-support medical units. All emergency response vehicles are staffed with EMTs and paramedics and carry essential medical equipment for advanced life support.

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GWINNETT POLICE DEPARTMENT: PROTECT AND SERVE

The Gwinnett County Police Department is a nationally accredited and rapidly growing police agency. The department currently has an authorized strength of 879 sworn officers supported by 292 civilian employees with the responsibility of providing law enforcement services to a growing population. The department is organized into the Office of the Chief and two bureaus. The Administrative Bureau consists of the Administrative Services and Support Operations divisions, while the Operations Bureau includes the Criminal Investigations and Uniform divisions. When you add together all of the county’s sworn officers, city police departments, the Sheriff’s Office, and the Georgia State Patrol, it’s an impressive force.


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PARKS AND RECREATION One of the many benefits to living in Gwinnett County is the award-winning parks system and the extensive range of recreational activities offered year-round to residents. From a stroll on a trail and youth sports, to a fitness or pottery class, Gwinnett County Park & Recreation programming is expansive. Many of the 50 county parks feature views of woodlands, lakes, meadows, streams and gently rolling hills, and several include historic sites and museums to help you explore the past and enjoy Gwinnett County history. On an average day, the Community Recreation Centers are filled with a multitude of activities and events for infants to senior citizens. There are summer camps, skate complexes, leisure activities, art classes, aquatic centers, tennis courts, disc golf courses, sports fields and the list goes on and on!

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If you have ever reported for jury duty, applied for a marriage license, or perhaps had to pay a ticket (oops!), you’ve “witnessed” our court system in action. Gwinnet’s system is one of Georgia’s largest and most efficient when it comes to serving justice. Maintaining “law and order” is a top priority. The center of law and government is the Gwinnett Justice & Administration Center, located in Lawrenceville. This four-level, people-oriented justice and administration center preserves the identity and independence of the courts while consolidating all county government needs into one facility. A common lobby connects 24 courtrooms, support areas, many county departments, and the office of our 7th district Congressman. That’s a lot of power under one roof!

The people of Gwinnett consume an average of 70.4 million gallons of water per day! When you need that much, a few trips to the store for bottled water just won’t do. So, the Water Production Division of our county provides clean, safe drinking water for all of us thirsty residents! Gwinnett County’s source of water is Lake Lanier. To access this raw water, Gwinnett County operates and maintains two separate intake and pump facilities along with 10 water storage tanks and 9 water booster pump stations located throughout the county. State certified water production staff provides continuous monitoring and quality control of the water production infrastructure and equipment.

BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE! We’ve touched on some high points of the services that Gwinnett County government provides, but honestly, there’s more. Much more. Voter registration. Public libraries. Senior and disabled services. Business licenses. You should see for yourself! Visit www.gwinnettcounty.com to learn how to access county services.

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT THE BEST ENTERTAINERS IN THE WORLD NOW COME TO GWINNETT! Long gone are the days when seeing an A-list concert meant a trip to Atlanta. Gwinnett is now an entertainment destination. Not only do our great performing venues attract the best, but we also enjoy a thriving performing and visual arts community right at home. There’s outstanding theater from the Aurora Theatre and a host of other community groups, while all of Gwinnett comes alive with the sound of music all year long at venues and festivals throughout the county. Art galleries, dance instruction, hands-on painting studios, and all types of movie theatres make Gwinnett a pretty special place for entertainment. Where to go? What to do? Start with this Best of Gwinnett list.

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CONCERT VENUES:

FESTIVALS:

THE BEST Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Music Foundry 404-478-2749

THE BEST Duluth Fall Festival 855-385-8841

Infinite Energy Center 770-813-7500 The Eagle Theatre at Sugar Hill 770-945-6929

Gwinnett County Fair 770-963-6522 Sugar Rush Fall Festival 770-945-6716

AMONG THE BEST Lawrenceville Lawn 770-963-2414

AMONG THE BEST Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival 706-824-7204

Suwanee Town Center Park 770-945-8996

Peachtree Corners Festival 770-367-3127

The Bowl @ Sugar Hill 770-945-6716

Stone Mountain Yellow Daisy Festival 800-401-2407

Suwanee Beer Fest 678-482-2270

PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOLS, STUDIOS & INSTRUCTORS:

Lawrenceville-Suwanee School of Music 678-687-3766

MOVIE THEATERS:

THE BEST ALL STARS Performing Arts Academy 678-400-0091

Momentum Arts 470-206-0225

THE BEST AMC Colonial 18 770-237-0744 Movie Tavern Suwanee 678-730-6900 AMONG THE BEST AMC Sugarloaf Mills 18 678-847-9262 Studio Movie Grill 770-381-7352

Bennett Drum Studio 478-318-0090 Carpenter Academy of Irish Dance 770-710-3731 Dana Rice Music's FAME Studio 678-750-3263 Georgia Dance Unlimited 678-775-8113 Gwinnett School of Dance 770-962-8078

Snellville Performing Arts 470-569-2781 Southern Performing Arts Academy 678-682-9238 Sugarloaf Performing Arts 770-682-5333 AMONG THE BEST 5*6*7*8 Dance 770-932-5653 A Step Ahead Performing Arts Studio 770-466-4885

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Academy of Ballet 770-242-6379 Aurora Theater Academy 678-226-6222

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Buford School of Ballet 770-932-0093

THEATER VENUES & EVENTS, GALLERIES & MUSEUMS: THE BEST Aurora Theatre 678-226-6222

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre 770-237-0046

Expressions Fine Art Gallery and Artist Studios 828-342-7623

Lilburn Dance Academy 770-241-8088

Hudgens Center for the Arts 770-623-6002

School of Rock, Snellville 770-744-2729

Southeastern Railway Museum 770-476-2013

Sugarloaf Ballet Company 770-682-5333

The Eagle Theatre at Sugar Hill 770-945-6929

Suwanee Academy of the Arts 678-482-6333

AMONG THE BEST 2 Smith Art Gallery 404-996-8922

The Actor's Scene 770-904-6646 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Honey Bee Entertainment, Inc. 470-238-3414 Limitless Dance Company 912-531-3462 New School of Music 678-482-2884 North Georgia Academy of Dance 678-200-7650 Triple 7 Dance Studio 770-985-8885

Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival 706-824-7204 Lionheart Theatre Company 770-885-0425 Players Guild at Sugar Hill 770-713-7295 Suwanee Arts Center 678-878-2818 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Tannery Row Artist Colony 770-856-8145

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAMS: THE BEST Atlanta Gladiators 770-497-5100 Georgia Swarm Lacrosse 844-442-7927

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AUTOMOTIVE & TRANSPORTATION HAVE AN URGE TO ENJOY THE OPEN ROAD? There’s so much to see and do in Gwinnett County and beyond, and all it takes is a set of wheels and a tank of gas. Where would we be without our cars, trucks, motorcycles and the folks who keep them all running smoothly? From the experts who show us the very latest on four-wheels (or two) to the technicians who keep our motors running, Gwinnett is full of automotive pros! Set your GPS for any of these Gwinnett automotive experts and you’re on your way to a smooth ride.

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AUTO ACCESSORY & SPECIALTY SHOPS:

AUTO DEALERS:

MBS Motors 770-623-8280

Performance Tire and Auto 678-546-8883

Select Mitsubishi - Gwinnett 770-766-8364

Snellville Auto Center 770-212-3520

Hayes Automotive 770-749-7846

Subaru of Gwinnett/Atlanta 678-475-3500

Team Ryan Automotive 678-765-7926

Gwinnett Sound 770-279-2535

Jim Ellis Volvo Cars Mall of Georgia 470-655-3700

Tico Auto Sales, Inc 404-883-1579

Your Favorite Mechanic 770-985-6363

TintSmith 770-298-9952

Mall of GA MINI 470-238-4040

AUTO GLASS SHOPS:

AMONG THE BEST Alex Automotive 770-497-0585

AMONG THE BEST 5 A.M. Vinyl LLC 678-559-2959

Nash Chevrolet 678-369-3889

THE BEST Dynamic Appearance 678-404-6804 Glass Tiger Tinting 678-952-2505

THE BEST Five Star Ford Stone Mountain 678-929-5606

Adams Custom Wheels 770-614-4721

AMONG THE BEST Gwinnett Place Honda 404-946-1861

Flat-Out Automotive 678-889-4090

Honda Mall of Georgia 678-805-8003

IC Racing 770-368-3005

INFINITI of Gwinnett 678-812-8500

AUTO BODY & PAINT SHOPS: THE BEST Georgia Paint & Body, Inc. 770-932-0742 Harbin's Body Shop 770-979-2005 Osborne Bodyworks 770-381-1411 AMONG THE BEST Gwinnett Collision Center Inc 770-945-0161 Mundy's Collision Center 770-962-0169 Nash Chevrolet 678-369-3889

Jim Ellis Buick GMC 678-275-8151 Mall of Georgia Ford 678-515-9339

AUTO DEALERS, USED: THE BEST CarMax 770-263-8808 Ewing Motor Company Inc 770-945-7084 Gwinnett Car Care Sales 678-376-0303 Mall of GA MINI 470-238-4040 US Auto Sales 770-280-2976 AMONG THE BEST Hayes Automotive 770-749-7846

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THE BEST Axis Auto Glass 678-468-0467

Evolved Tuning LLC 678-338-7845

Caliber Collision 770-614-5800

German Auto Solutions 678-412-5448

Preferred Auto Glass Stewart Wilson 404-457-1079

Global Alliance Automotive LLC 404-723-4108

AMONG THE BEST Gerber Collision and Glass 770-232-1200 Mills Auto Glass 678-357-5784 SuperGlass Windshield Repair 678-523-5605

AUTO REPAIR CENTERS: THE BEST Christian Brothers Automotive 770-824-4358 Fenski Automotive Center 770-945-4556 Gwinnett Car Care 678-376-8413 High Tech Transmission Service 770-446-9241 IC Racing 770-368-3005 Mall of GA MINI 470-238-4040

Holdens Automotive, Inc 770-982-5546 MBS Motors 770-623-8280 Nobodys Auto Service & Repair 770-277-6320 Southern Motor Works, Inc 770-497-0771 Sugar Hill Auto Collision 770-945-9934 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Eurofed Automotive 770-674-5659 Harbin's Body Shop 770-979-2005 J & L Automotive Repairs & Service, Inc 770-622-9242 Jake Johnson's Garage 770-932-2920 Top Notch Collision Inc 770-963-6400


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CAR WASHES & DETAILING SERVICES:

MOTORCYCLES & MISC. VEHICLE SHOPS:

THE BEST All Seasons Car Wash 770-979-4200

THE BEST All Pro Carts 770-817-0190

Hamilton Mill Car Wash 770-614-6444

CG Customs 678-546-4666

Lighthouse Express Car Wash 678-487-7716

Pure Powersports 770-417-8088

Mr. K Car Wash 770-945-6333

AMONG THE BEST Blue Moon Cycle 770-447-6945

AMONG THE BEST Autobell Car Wash 770-339-7733

Frazier's Harley-Davidson 770-945-6011

Mammoth Hand Car Wash & Detail Salon 678-948-5011

Southern Cycle 770-945-3312

Marine Klean Boat detailing 770-925-5326

OIL CHANGE SHOPS:

Mr. Clean Car Wash 770-414-0707

THE BEST Global Tires 678-696-0555

Nexus Auto Detail 678-349-2842

Performance Tire and Auto 678-546-8883

IMPORT & SPECIALIZED REPAIR CENTERS: THE BEST Iconic Automotive 678-541-5244 Snellville Auto Center 770-212-3520 Your Favorite Mechanic 770-985-6363 AMONG THE BEST America's Best Automotive Buford 770-271-8899 Royalty Performance 404-492-0911 TRUE Automotive 678-247-0741

Snellville Auto Center 770-212-3520 AMONG THE BEST Global Alliance Automotive LLC 404-723-4108 IC Racing 770-368-3005 Your Favorite Mechanic 770-985-6363

TIRES & WHEEL SHOPS: THE BEST Adams Custom Wheels 770-614-4721 Global Tires 678-696-0555 Performance Tire and Auto 678-546-8883 BESTOFGWINNETT.COM 049


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AMONG THE BEST Doctor Tires LLC 770-840-9988 Global Alliance Automotive LLC 404-723-4108 The Tire Omni 770-963-7014

TOWING COMPANIES: THE BEST Lance Wrecker Service 770-963-5816

Myles Wrecker Service 770-237-3280 Willard Wrecker Service 770-945-9431 AMONG THE BEST Express Towing 678-584-1778 SmokeRise Towing and Transport 404-936-0816 Statewide Wrecker Service 770-279-8424

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NEED A MAKE OVER? PG. 53

THE BEST OF

BEAUTY & SPA SOMETIMES YOU JUST NEED TO RELAX. Take a deep breath – or several. Have a moment to yourself and indulge in some pampering. It’s not about vanity. You really do feel better when you look your best. And when you feel better, the sky’s the limit on what you can accomplish. From on-trend hair salons to highly trained skin care specialists, from the most skilled nail tech to a day spa beyond compare, we have it all in Gwinnett. Now you just have to decide where to go and who to call for the personal care you crave!

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BARBER SHOPS:

ESTHETICIANS:

THE BEST Executive Barbers 678-546-2288

THE BEST Casalini Skin & Body 678-283-7445

Fadeologist 678-587-5582

DKS Esthetics 678-249-9493

The Studio 770-866-7602

The Brow Girl 833-276-9701

AMONG THE BEST Cut Masters Barbershop LLC 470-545-2784

The Lavender Bar 678-765-7055

Dacula Barber Shop 678-377-0228 Gents Barber Studio 470-266-1133

Tranquil Moments Skin Care 770-530-7938 AMONG THE BEST Bluefern Spa & Salon 770-904-0145 EverYoung Spa 404-213-3847

MadEmEl Medical Aesthetics 678-393-6348

MadEmEl Medical Aesthetics 678-393-6348

Queen B Waxing 678-780-9792

AMONG THE BEST Laser Lights Cosmetic Laser Center 770-495-9322

So Aesthetic Beauty Bar 470-448-1984

HAIR REMOVAL SPECIALISTS: THE BEST Brazilian Wax by Renata 678-472-7002 Butterfly Brows and Skincare 334-549-5296

Marrowy Threading Wax & Hair 404-990-3353 Queen B Waxing 678-780-9792 So Aesthetic Beauty Bar 470-448-1984 The Brow Girl 833-276-9701

dermani MEDSPA 770-212-2242 Luxe Lash Blvd 678-341-0646

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HEALTH & BEAUTY RETAILERS: THE BEST Kinks and Curls Natural Hair Boutique 770-559-9027 Real Brazil 678-508-7926 AMONG THE BEST Hair & Heads 770-932-1261

THE BEST Amy Nicole's Nail salon 678-617-3932 Avia Nails 678-288-9242 Nails And More 770-363-2305 Sophy's Nail Lab Salon 770-576-5730

Kikye Wigs & More 770-447-8960

The Nail Society Salon and Spa 770-932-7295

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Peace Organics 678-614-9043

AMONG THE BEST Allure Nail Bar 770-622-2000

MASSAGE THERAPISTS:

BayB Nail Spa 678-646-1510

THE BEST Hand & Hand Massage 770-885-9207 Healing Touch of Norcross 678-822-0188 Suwanee Therapeutic Massage 770-845-6977 The Lavender Bar 678-765-7055 Total Health Spa 770-904-0936 AMONG THE BEST Bluefern Spa & Salon 770-904-0145 Body of Health 678-344-0050 Knowles Rehabilitation 770-985-5223 Natural Body Spa and Shop 770-985-1234 VidaMassage 678-939-1329

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NAIL SALONS:

Elan Beauty Bar 770-741-1369 Polished Nail Salon 770-513-2422 Zen Nails And Day Spa 470-242-5833

SALONS: THE BEST Anazao Salon 770-978-7376 Hi Texture Hair Salon 770-237-0037 Just b Hair Salon 770-545-8720 kathy adams salon 770-831-7874 M4 Hair Studio 404-784-5521 Muze Salon Suites 470-769-0054


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BEAUTY & SPA

Salon 124 & Genesis Salons 770-623-0124

EverYoung Spa 404-213-3847

Salon Greco The European Day Spa 678-546-5116

Lash Wax and Glow Spa 678-616-8961

Studio Z Salon Suites 770-401-9345 Styles By Amber 678-643-3092 AMONG THE BEST ANS Hair Studio & Boutique 678-215-9062 Bee Defined Salon Studio 678-466-0076 Belle La Vie Salon 404-246-0036 Fabulous Inspirations Hair Salon & Makeup Studio 678-288-4191 Jackie and Company 770-904-4540 Karma Salon & Spa 770-271-7744 Studio 93 770-614-9693 The Hair Studio 770-820-6437 The Industry Salon 678-647-7037 The Salon by Andrea B. 470-399-4747

SKIN CARE SPECIALISTS: THE BEST About Face Skin Care 770-935-3223 dermani MEDSPA 770-212-2242 DKS Esthetics 678-249-9493

So Aesthetic Beauty Bar 470-448-1984 The Brow Girl 833-276-9701 AMONG THE BEST A Queen's Essentials 470-310-0552 AR Spa & Salon 678-371-3791 Beauty Defined Skincare 770-945-8144 Black Mermaid's Bath & Body 404-907-3858 Industry 28 Spa & Suites 404-401-0211 Vitality Med Spa 678-394-0061 VS Acne and Skin Care 404-667-0177

SPAS: THE BEST Bluefern Spa & Salon 770-904-0145 MadEmEl Medical Aesthetics 678-393-6348 Salon Greco The European Day Spa 678-546-5116 The Glamour Bar 404-390-7798 The Lavender Bar 678-765-7055 The Sknn Lounge 678-634-1875

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Total Health Spa 770-904-0936 AMONG THE BEST A Defined Image, Inc. 770-978-0956

Opulence Spray Tan 770-212-3935

Belle Ju Spa 678-769-5772

Soleil Tan 770-614-0788

DKS Esthetics 678-249-9493

TATTOO SHOPS:

EverYoung Spa 404-213-3847 Jeju Sauna 678-336-7414 Natural Body Spa and Shop 770-985-1234 Revive IV Lounge 470-589-1237 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Shyann Facial Spa Gem 678-973-8484

TANNING SALONS: THE BEST B-Tan 770-932-8933 Extraordinary Tan 770-904-2200 Sun City Tanning 770-339-0144

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AMONG THE BEST Aruba Beach Tanning Studios 770-904-2830

THE BEST Inked Arts Tattoo studio 470-238-3859 Jp Alfonso Studios 470-299-4213 Killer Ink Tattoos 770-271-7566 Saints and Sinners ATL 770-910-9988 AMONG THE BEST Good Clean Fun 770-982-9930 Magick Dragon Tattoo 678-518-4415 Norsk Studios: Tattoos, Piercing, & Media 678-745-3463 Tattoo Fiesta 770-495-1420


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BUSINESS, SECURITY, & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES WE DON’T HAVE TO TELL YOU how important technology and security are to your business. After all, office technology and security are essential to serving your customers, and if your computer network is down, your server is shaky, or the printer is on the fritz, you’ve got trouble. Luckily, these Best of Gwinnett experts have solutions. Whether you’re looking to innovate and upgrade, or need a service call pronto, these firms can provide the answer.

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BEST EMPLOYERS: THE BEST Gwinnett County Public Schools 678-301-6000 M3 770-297-1925 Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton 770-848-8000 Primerica 770-381-1000 Sourced. 678-744-8877 Voicenation 866-766-5050

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AMONG THE BEST Associated Credit Union 770-448-8200 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Gwinnett 404-785-5437

BUSINESS CONSULTING FIRMS: THE BEST BRAVO Services 404-475-8159 Capital Endeavors Inc. 770-962-8399 Celeste Giordano Coaching 888-692-6170 Dynamic Media Consultants 678-775-6754


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COMPUTER & I.T. FIRMS:

JL Administrative Services, LLC 678-641-8403

American Speechwriter 630-890-9351

Leadercast 678-225-3100

Cloud Performer 470-243-4770

THE BEST Brightside IT 678-389-3896

Long Table, LLC 678-592-4150

Dick Reese & Associates Inc 770-343-1082

Halski Systems, LLC 770-536-2276

MS Global Partners, LLC 678-234-3242

HR Partners 770-248-0401

JSM Computer Solutions 678-394-4385

Sandler Training by Simon 770-622-7000

SmallBiz Ally, LLC 678-822-3959

MIS Solutions, Inc. 678-745-5109

Sterling Rose Consulting Corp 470-202-8659

TBS 877-861-1056

Polaris IT Services 770-502-6120

The Posh Organization 678-871-5968

Westbridge Solutions, LLC 678-856-7941

Rocket IT 770-441-2520

AMONG THE BEST American CyberSystems 770-493-5588

Teamspring, LLC 770-614-9495

AMONG THE BEST Fortify I.T. 404-585-1015 Interactive Business Technologies 678-833-5740 LAN Systems 770-662-0312 Layer 3 Communications 770-225-5300

COMPUTER HARDWARE AND REPAIR SERVICES: THE BEST Fortify I.T. 404-585-1015 JSM Computer Solutions 678-394-4385 Polaris IT Services 770-502-6120

Vision Computers 770-840-0015

AMONG THE BEST HL Computer, Inc 770-338-2919

Xogent 678-546-0018

TEG CCTV 404-642-8597 The Geeks Online Inc. 888-736-4708

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EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: THE BEST Einstein PEO 770-962-1700

Luckie and Company 678-638-2600

Flexible Staffing of Georgia Inc. 770-545-6399

Marbury Creative Group 678-735-5220

NetPEO 678-841-7418

McCauley Marketing Services 770-447-1114

Staffing Resources 770-638-8100

Mighty 8th Media 770-271-3001

Top Notch Personnel Inc 770-945-9122

Reformation Productions 678-825-8086

Trinity Staffing and Career Resources, LLC 678-467-0530

Such n Such Media 404-445-3494

United Staffing Service, Inc. 770-338-0700 AMONG THE BEST Adecco Staffing 770-497-0045 Ambassador Personnel 678-765-8198 Automation Personnel Services Inc 770-995-6500 Corporate Temps, Inc. 770-934-1710

The Savvy Peach 770-361-3052 AMONG THE BEST Cardinal Digital Marketing 404-585-2096 Connext Media 678-597-8331 Optimized Scribes 770-696-1135

OFFICE TECHNOLOGY FIRMS:

Hunter Gibbons 678-915-2363

THE BEST Atlanta Office Technologies 770-415-1720

Staffing Options 770-643-0034

Halski Systems, LLC 770-536-2276

MARKETING FIRMS:

JSM Computer Solutions 678-394-4385

THE BEST Derek Dugan Creative 770-503-6366

AMONG THE BEST Online Technology Associates 770-446-7199

Dynamic Media Consultants 770-904-9585 Frenik Marketing Group 855-937-3645

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Grunduski Group 404-226-7497

PHONE SYSTEM PROVIDERS: THE BEST Halski Systems, LLC 770-536-2276


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Polaris IT Services 770-502-6120

Paradigm Security Services, Inc. 678-684-4400

PHOTOGRAPHERS:

SafeCom Security Solutions, Inc. 770-904-2220

THE BEST Aleen Karakashian Photography 770-402-6084 DK Photography 678-769-8335 Elevin Photography 832-866-7246 EmoryRose Photography, LLC 404-403-8959 Heather Dupree Photography 770-633-8809 Here Comes The Sun Photography 770-547-4047 Jennifer Marie Studios 678-267-5743 Jennifer Stalcup Photography 678-469-8436 Martin Photography 770-995-7399 Moore Visions 770-609-5440 AMONG THE BEST Diana Bello Studio LLC 404-834-0207 Erika Lynn Photography 678-467-1469

AMONG THE BEST Fortify I.T. 404-585-1015 OTHERS WORTH NOTING TEG CCTV 404-642-8597

WEB SITE DESIGN FIRMS: THE BEST Blue Light Labs 770-309-6480 Grunduski Group 404-226-7497 McCauley Marketing Services 770-447-1114 Red Clay Interactive 770-297-2430 The Savvy Peach 770-361-3052 AMONG THE BEST D.Peacock Studios 678-368-3214 Infinite Creations Atlanta 678-770-6929 Go Dreamz, Inc. 347-721-1998

Photos by A-Love LLC 678-240-8683

SECURITY SYSTEM COMPANIES: THE BEST EMC Security 770-963-0305

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LOOKING FOR A CHURCH? PG. 069

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS WE CAN’T SAY ENOUGH ABOUT THE SPIRIT of giving and community support in Gwinnett. Our residents are never too busy to care, and are always willing to support their neighbors in need. You see this distinctive Gwinnett spirit at work in our outstanding non-profits, in our local churches, and in the social service organizations that serve so many. In Gwinnett, helping the less fortunate or doing your part to raise awareness or fund a cure is just the natural reaction of people who exemplify the very best in what it means to be a good neighbor. The many deserving organizations that made our list of the Best of Gwinnett in these vital categories make Gwinnett a generous and loving place to live.

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

From our churches to our charities to our chambers of commerce, the organizations who serve our community are all winners. This year, the Best of Gwinnett editors want to recognize the efforts of all of these organizations. Large or small, their good deeds and efforts are worth noting.

CHAMBERS, COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS, & BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS: THE BEST Greater Eastside Chamber of Commerce 404-668-4471 Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce 770-232-3000 Partnership Gwinnett 770-232-3000 Peachtree Corners Business Association 678-969-3385

Spectrum Autism Support Group 770-239-6630 AMONG THE BEST All-In Charitable Events and Services, Inc. 404-618-6192 Calvin Stennis CDC Inc. 404-808-4215 Changing Lane's Foundation, Inc 770-298-2000 Global Paint for Charity 855-853-7772 Little Kings and Queens 678-576-2774

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS:

Obria Medical Clinics 770-338-1680

THE BEST Beyond the Ribbon 404-274-2024

Pink Heals Gwinnett County 815-768-7626

Good Samaritan Health Centers of Gwinnett 678-280-6630 Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful 770-822-5187 Help for Healthcare Professionals, Inc. 678-948-5173

When Everyone Survives Leukemia Research Foundation 770-595-3573 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation 404-213-1667 FoodFinder 770-846-3367

Hope Clinic, Inc. 770-685-1300

Harden Holistics 770-310-8213

Relay For Life 770-814-0123

UPPER90 404-585-8360

CHURCHES & RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS: THE BEST 12Stone Church 678-990-8100

McKendree United Methodist Church 770-339-9801 North Metro Baptist Church 770-995-9055

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir 678-906-2277

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Reconcile Church ATL 470-365-1001

Berean Christian Church Gwinnett 678-240-2213

St. Edward's Episcopal Church 770-963-6128

Free Chapel - Gwinnett Campus 678-677-8300

FAMILY SERVICES:

Freedom Path Counseling 678-765-9291

THE BEST Creative Enterprises 770-962-3908

Gwinnett Church 770-521-3000

Eagle Ranch 770-967-8500

Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church 770-271-8855

Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter, Inc. 678-546-8770

AMONG THE BEST Christ the King Lutheran Church 770-449-1211

North Gwinnett Cooperative 770-271-9793

Cross Pointe Church 678-812-4500 First Baptist Church Buford 770-945-9705 GracePointe Community Church 770-995-5812 Hamilton Mill Presbyterian Church 678-714-3344

Rainbow Village 770-497-1888 Spectrum Camps and Clubs 770-239-6630 AMONG THE BEST Annandale Village 770-945-8381 Be the Village, Inc. 903-241-6138 Connections Homes, Inc. 470-266-1462

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Family Promise of Gwinnett County 678-376-8950 Grace Arbor 770-963-0386 Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative MInistry 770-985-5229 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Care4All Children Services Inc. 678-719-9677 Creative Community Services 770-469-6226 Hi-Hope Service Center 770-963-8694

SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES: THE BEST Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services 770-822-8775 Georgia Center for Opportunity 770-242-0001 Goodwill of North Georgia 770-957-4311 Gwinnett Coalition 470-799-0535 Gwinnett County Public Library 770-978-5154

FOUNDATIONS:

AMONG THE BEST American Red Cross 404-876-3302

THE BEST Amanda Riley Foundation 678-675-5344

Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale County Health Departments 770-339-4260

Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation Fund, Inc 678-301-6335

Helping Mamas 770-985-8010

Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation 678-312-8500 The Primerica Foundation 800-544-5445 AMONG THE BEST Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia 770-813-3380

Salvation Army of Gwinnett 770-724-1660 United Way of Greater Atlanta 404-527-7200 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Social Empowerment Center 770-925-2095

Georgia Gwinnett College Foundation 678-407-5000 Gwinnett Tech Foundation 770-962-7580

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APPLIANCE REPAIR COMPANIES:

Cleaning On Wheels 678-485-6526

THE BEST A-1 Professional Appliance Repair, LLC 770-560-3844

Dirt Divas 770-826-1554

Canady Appliance Repair 404-441-8611 Innovative Appliance Repair 678-765-7575 AMONG THE BEST A&R Appliance Repair, LLC 678-929-2570

Peachtree Plus Services 770-310-7495 Personal Touch House Cleaning Services Inc 770-831-0155 Professional Trust Cleaning Services, Inc. 770-241-0679

Able Service Company 678-745-0048

Rescue My Time Cleaning Service, Inc. 678-446-2206

Bolton Heating, Air & Fireplaces 770-268-2010

Truman Steemers LLC 770-896-8876

ARCHITECTURAL FIRMS:

Wright Time Cleaning Services 706-351-5578

THE BEST Georgian Landscape Design 404-423-8448

AMONG THE BEST Clean Finishes 404-453-7483

GMD Design Group of Georgia 770-375-7351

CleaningUpNow LLC 770-400-0191

CDCI, LLC 678-936-7005

D&P Cleaning Service LLC 678-200-0464

AMONG THE BEST Archimetric 770-446-8747

EyeMaid Cleaning Service 470-331-6640

Cas Architecture PC 678-646-7736 Frandsen Architects, P.C. 770-682-1886

CLEANING SERVICES: THE BEST All American Cleaning & Janitorial Services 678-812-0220 Angel Cleaning Company 678-770-3697

Happy Clean Atlanta 619-990-9701 Reflections Cleaning of Atlanta 404-922-0406 Rite Touch Maids 770-910-7185 Spotless Pressure Washing, Carpet Cleaning & Tile & Grout Cleaning 678-870-7011 SVL Turnkey Services LLC 404-512-7371

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Two Maids & A Mop Suwanee 678-546-1199

CavinBuilt, LLC 678-865-2446

OTHERS WORTH NOTING All Bright Superior Cleaning Inc. 678-400-8000

CSI Kitchen & Bath Studio 770-729-1999

New Aurora Cleaning Services 770-310-2967 COIT Cleaning and Restoration Services of Atlanta 678-878-4672 Electrostatic Disinfectant Pros 404-551-2866 Heaven's Best Carpet Cleaning 678-822-1558 Platinum Pressure Washing LLC 770-825-3066

Excellence Contractors DBR LLC 770-809-1017 Exodus 36 Creations, LLC 770-656-5569 Peacemaker Contractors LLC 770-500-3244 ReVision Design and Renovation 678-323-6843

Womack & Sons LLC 678-296-1638

AMONG THE BEST ABC Remodeling Group 678-618-3036

COMMERCIAL DESIGNERS AND PLANNERS:

American Made Properties and Remodeling LLC 678-948-9460

THE BEST Energy Management Consulting, LLC 678-765-6555

Brigadoon Construction LLC 770-696-8213

Lose Design 770-338-0017 Occupied Renovations, Inc. 770-326-9212

Clark Brothers Homes 678-929-7072 Greenway Services 770-875-1199 North Georgia Contracting LLC 678-288-4888

CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING CONTRACTORS:

Northeast Mechanical Services Inc. 678-863-0946

THE BEST AA Marble & Granite, LLC 770-872-4284

R4 Restoration 404-428-1255

American Painting & Renovations 770-995-8787

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ET Restorations 678-232-9471

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Blackwater Construction Group 404-964-3569 Gwinnett Remodeling Inc. 678-682-1235


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Mathias Corporation 770-476-8100

Super Duct Cleaning 706-776-2619

Kalahari Electrical Services 678-665-2309

The Trusted Toolbox 770-623-3097

AMONG THE BEST Bolton Heating, Air & Fireplaces 770-268-2010

KCI of Georgia, Inc. 770-339-9114

CRATING AND PACKAGING SERVICES:

Duct Doctor 770-446-1764

THE BEST Reid Packaging 770-938-4567

Hotlantic 770-374-4157

DUCT CLEANING SERVICES: THE BEST Arctic Blast Heating and Air Conditioning 770-560-0654 Daffy Ducts 678-387-7790

ELECTRICAL SERVICES COMPANIES: THE BEST Dependable Electric Services 404-789-4811 Fusion Electric Services 800-957-3611

OnPoint Electric, LLC 678-986-0804 Summit Electric LLC 678-889-2400 AMONG THE BEST Andrew Electric Co Inc 770-995-0101 Big Frog Electric 770-559-9009 Casteel Heating and Air 678-264-6438 Old-Fashioned Electric 678-334-7758

Socket Doctors Electrical Service and Repair 678-835-9340 Titan Electric Georgia 470-275-9392

FENCING CONTRACTORS: THE BEST Accent Fence Inc. 770-995-7463

FIRE PROTECTION CONTRACTORS: THE BEST Safe-T Fire Protection 770-995-9950 AMONG THE BEST Integrated Fire Protection 770-458-8828

FLOORING COMPANIES:

American Painting & Renovations 770-995-8787

THE BEST Atlanta Flooring Design Centers 770-476-8306

It's About Fences, LLC 770-277-0555

CIC Floors 404-618-3324

Southeast FencePros, LLC 678-549-4092

New Day Contracting LLC 404-606-3674

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R & S Floor Covering 770-945-4914 Tommy Lee Carpets 770-963-0583 AMONG THE BEST AML Flooring 678-546-9954 Carpet Depot 770-736-7361 Precision Flooring & Tile Inc 678-923-5815 Pride N Mine Flooring 678-768-2130 Southern Wholesale Flooring 678-291-0048

FOUNDATION & CONCRETE REPAIR SERVICES: THE BEST Concrete Professionals 678-327-7025 TG Concrete 770-401-3847 AMONG THE BEST AquaGuard Foundation Solutions 770-415-2030 Atlanta Paving and Concrete Construction 770-220-0228

GARAGE DOOR CONTRACTORS:

The Garage Door Guys 404-886-3056

THE BEST Aaron Overhead Doors 678-960-3360

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Elite Overhead Garage Doors 770-265-0015

American Painting & Renovations 770-995-8787

Premier Overhead Doors 770-586-5725

Interior Experts Installation 404-859-5632

Overhead Door Company of Atlanta 404-872-3667

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GUTTER CLEANING SERVICES:

Top Notch Garage Door LLC 770-235-8189 AMONG THE BEST Adroit Garage Doors, LLC 678-994-3350 Atlanta Entry Systems 678-668-9471

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THE BEST Garmon Glasscrafters 770-972-0568 Gwinnett Shower Doors 678-720-7386 Shower Door Guy 678-477-1389

AMONG THE BEST Atlanta Glass System 770-840-9566 Davis Window & Door 770-279-0905

THE BEST Action Gutter Cleaning 770-887-5655 Platinum Pressure Washing LLC 770-825-3066 The Roof Clinic 678-765-2992


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AMONG THE BEST Dustin's Pressure Washing 678-836-4866

American Made Properties and Remodeling LLC 678-948-9460

Northside Gutter Cleaning Inc. 770-447-5222

CSI Kitchen & Bath Studio 770-729-1999

HOME BUILDERS:

Firehouse Junk Removal 678-409-9247

THE BEST Richardson Housing Group 770-931-4131 Veritas Homes Inc 770-614-4698

HOME SERVICE CONTRACTORS: THE BEST Aaron Overhead Doors 678-960-3360 Ambassador Property Services 678-421-0027

Georgia Insulation, LLC 770-549-9561 Georgian Landscape Design 404-423-8448 JL Home Repairs of Georgia, LLC 678-429-4863 Northeast Mechanical Services Inc. 678-863-0946 Proactive Pest Control 770-696-8202

B & G Handiworks 770-276-0494

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Brooms on the Move 770-365-7049

Kalahari Electrical Services 678-665-2309

Electrostatic Disinfectant Pros 404-551-2866

Kemko Lawn Service 770-466-6113

Future Services Inc 770-979-8180

Prime Pest Solutions 770-962-4240 Spotless Pressure Washing, Carpet Cleaning & Tile & Grout Cleaning 678-870-7011 Steam Team Atlanta, LLC 404-631-7022 Truman Steemers LLC 770-896-8876 AMONG THE BEST A-1 Southern Home Improvements 678-457-0924

HVAC SALES & SERVICE COMPANIES: THE BEST All Weather Heating & Air Conditioning 404-808-5058 Arctic Blast Heating and Air Conditioning 770-560-0654 Clark's Heating and Air 678-379-2665 Comfort Control Inc. 770-999-9658 Cool Masters, Inc. 678-799-7999 BESTOFGWINNETT.COM 089


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Holtkamp Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. 770-271-7511

Seasons Comforts 770-616-2494

Shumate 678-748-6283

INTERIOR DESIGN FIRMS:

Stuart Pro Heating & Air 770-813-1316

THE BEST Bridgette Boylan Interiors 770-447-5800

Triad Mechanical 770-682-0075

StageHouse, LLC 678-471-0116

Wall Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. 770-736-5207

Status Home Design 470-991-0110

AMONG THE BEST Ace & A Heating and Air 770-963-5553 Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating, Cooling 404-921-0047 Bardi Heating, Cooling and Plumbing 770-263-5355 Casteel Heating and Air 678-264-6438 Hero Heating and Air 678-909-0687 Northeast Mechanical Services Inc. 678-863-0946 Northern Exposure HVAC, LLC 678-373-8492 R&S McKay Heating & Air Conditioning 404-978-3082

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AMONG THE BEST Angela Cain Interiors 678-584-9300 Burns Century Design 770-277-3398 Created by Carter 678-672-6676

LANDSCAPING SERVICES: THE BEST Arbor-Nomics Turf Inc. 404-840-6895 Atlanta Landscape Group, LLC 770-962-2921 Conserva Irrigation of North Atlanta 678-671-2020 Kemko Lawn Service 770-466-6113 Lawn Services & More, Inc 678-898-7351

Service 1st Pros 770-741-1370

Legendary Landscaping 770-241-7094

Zone Home Solutions 770-237-3244

Rivermoore Lawn Care 678-889-2175

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Atlantic Services Heating and Cooling 770-729-0909

Russell Landscape (Commerical) 770-446-3552


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AMONG THE BEST Allsouth Landscaping Group, Inc 678-714-3727 Artisan Scapes LLC 770-510-9587 Driggers Outdoor Solutions 678-713-1117 Georgian Landscape Design 404-423-8448 Improved Landscape, LLC 404-580-5564 North Georgia Landscape Management, Inc 770-417-8737 Unlimited Lawn Care 770-831-7741

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Wallis Landscape, Inc. 770-985-2099 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Georgia Outdoor Services 770-783-1113 Lilburn Lawnmower 770-921-7001 Peachtree Pavers, Inc. 470-589-7801 Perfekt Erth Landscaping Services 770-932-9050 Proactive Pest Control 770-696-8202

LOCKSMITHS:

MASONRY COMPANIES:

THE BEST Ariel Reliable Locksmith 678-768-9001

THE BEST Concrete By Design LLC 678-378-5963

Danny's Lock & Key 770-906-6172

Concrete Professionals 678-327-7025

Kenn's Duluth Lock & Key 770-497-0733

Peachtree Pavers, Inc. 470-589-7801

AMONG THE BEST Armor Lock & Safe Inc 770-493-1915

AMONG THE BEST Custom Concrete Inc 770-605-2513

Davidson Lock & Key, LLC 678-769-5625

Ernst Concrete 770-995-9098

Just Locksmith LLC 404-884-1420

TG Concrete 770-401-3847

PAINTING CONTRACTORS: THE BEST American Painting & Renovations 770-995-8787 April Painting Company, Inc. 404-281-6541 Bear Mountain Custom Painting 678-455-2887 Fresh Coat Painters of Buford 678-379-1478 SVL Turnkey Services LLC 404-512-7371 AMONG THE BEST CertaPro Painters of Gwinnett 678-691-4652


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Clark Brothers Homes 678-929-7072

Future Services Inc 770-979-8180

Freeland Painting 678-679-3126

Prime Pest Solutions 770-962-4240

J's Atlantic Services 678-457-6790

Proactive Pest Control 770-696-8202

Southern Painting 770-513-4470

Rivermoore Lawn Care 678-889-2175

OTHERS WORTH NOTING SMS Painting LLC 770-885-9367

AMONG THE BEST Allgood Pest Solutions 678-808-2038

PEST CONTROL COMPANIES: THE BEST Breda Pest Management 770-466-6700

Honest Pest Solutions, LLC 678-860-1018 Northwest Exterminating 770-822-0284 Sterling Pest Control, LLC 404-216-2848

Zone Home Solutions 770-237-3244

PLUMBING CONTRACTORS: THE BEST Aaron Services 770-829-0295 C&A Johnson Plumbing 678-714-7814 Casteel Heating and Air 678-264-6438 High Priority Plumbing and Services, Inc. 770-860-8110 Plumb & Plumber LLC 678-923-9177

AMONG THE BEST Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating, Cooling 404-921-0047 Andes Plumbing LLC 678-245-2820 Cornerstone Plumbing & Mechanical LLC 404-569-5687

RESTORATION CONTRACTORS: THE BEST AKME Waterproofing & Sealants 404-232-5680 American Southern Roofing 770-904-1586

G Force Plumbing 770-271-5700

Excellence Contractors DBR LLC 770-809-1017

Keep Smiling Plumbing 770-979-7997

Flood-X, Inc. 404-925-9207

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Plumbtech Services Inc 470-589-0137

Water Pro, Inc. 404-822-8632

Royal Flush Plumbing, Inc. 770-385-5911

AMONG THE BEST American Made Properties and Remodeling LLC 678-948-9460

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ET Restorations 678-232-9471 R4 Restoration 404-428-1255 ServiceMaster of Gwinnett 770-962-0110 Smith Bailey Restoration 770-985-4112 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Premier Multi-Services 770-381-5825

AMONG THE BEST Accolade Roofing, LLC 678-898-3190 Atlanta Roofing & Restoration Services, LLC 678-643-8274 Edge 2 Edge Roofing, LLC 770-743-4039 ET Restorations 678-232-9471 Fraser Roofing, LLC 770-800-7663

ROOFING CONTRACTORS:

Performance Plus Roofing LLC 678-381-8611

THE BEST Accent Roofing Service 770-277-4869

S.C.I. Roofing & Construction 844-438-7241

American Painting & Renovations 770-995-8787 American Southern Roofing 770-904-1586 Bennett Roofing 678-878-9785 Excellence Contractors DBR LLC 770-809-1017 Good Shepherd Roofing 833-477-7663

Southern Standard Roofing & Exteriors 678-839-7663 Sunrise Roofing LLC 678-878-4697 The Roof Clinic 678-765-2992 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Assurance Residential 404-600-7663 WaterTite Exteriors 678-597-8493

Peacemaker Contractors LLC 770-500-3244

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Perimeter Roofing 678-948-7663

THE BEST Boundary Zone, Inc. 770-271-5772

Stay Dry Renovations, Inc. 770-861-1329 Total Pro Roofing 770-624-1009 Universal Roofing & Construction 770-685-0225

Cannon Delivery Service 770-932-1578 Electrostatic Disinfectant Pros 404-551-2866 OnSyte Septic Service 770-312-7825

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Peachtree Pavers, Inc. 470-589-7801

Spotless Pressure Washing, Carpet Cleaning & Tile & Grout Cleaning 678-870-7011

AMONG THE BEST Old Towne Lawn & Landscaping LLC 770-883-0403

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Junk B Gon, Inc. 770-990-7575

Waterway Irrigation 470-209-5781

KCI of Georgia, Inc. 770-339-9114

SWIMMING POOL CONTRACTORS:

CSI Kitchen & Bath Studio 770-729-1999

SPRINKLER REPAIR AND INSTALLATION SERVICES:

THE BEST American Lifestyle Pools 770-932-0101

Georgia Wholesale Signs 678-442-0606

THE BEST Conserva Irrigation of North Atlanta 678-671-2020

Radwell International, Inc. 800-332-4336 AMONG THE BEST A.L. Grading Contractors 770-945-5059 ADS Renovations 770-572-3571

Platinum Pressure Washing LLC 770-825-3066

Improved Landscape, LLC 404-580-5564

Dependable Pool Service 770-680-6011 Water Logic Inc 678-926-3457 AMONG THE BEST Artistic Pools 770-458-9177 Crystal Water Pools 470-281-5693 Dacula Pool Service 770-339-9535

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B.A. Tree Removal 770-289-7337 Sunshine Trees 770-990-0990

WINDOW TREATMENT PROVIDERS: THE BEST Atlanta Window Coverings 770-982-5060 Bear Mountain Custom Painting 678-455-2887 Budget Blinds of North Georgia 770-831-8114 AMONG THE BEST Ambassador Window Cleaning 678-421-0027 Georgia Shutters 770-447-0330 U.S. Window Factory 770-453-3000 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Solar Solutions Glass Tinting 404-660-8953

THE BEST Atlanta Treadmill & Fitness Repair 770-237-0342

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THERE ARE NOT MANY TRUTHS IN THE WORLD, but this one is undeniable: Nothing is more important than our children. Specifically, their care and education is our top priority. Whether it’s early childhood education or AP classes in one of our county’s award-winning public or private high schools, parents have plenty to love about Gwinnett. Our community is teeming with educational possibilities, including tutoring services, summer camps, and workshops complementing a world-class network of public and private K-12 schools. If education is the key to success, the door to a bright future is wide open. These Best of Gwinnett educators welcome you. Your children will thank you!

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he year 2020 was like no other. However, one thing did not change during this unprecedented time. Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) remained an outstanding organization focused on the people of Gwinnett—the children, their families, GCPS employees, and our great community. That focus is why the school district has been recognized year after year in the “Best of Gwinnett” edition. GCPS takes the “Best Employer” designation to heart, knowing that our people are our greatest resource and a tremendous asset to the community. This year, GCPS employees have gone above and beyond for our students. In the classroom and online, our teachers have innovated

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and pulled tool after tool out of their toolbox to serve students instructionally and emotionally during the pandemic. Likewise, our support staff members have done their part to keep students fed, safe, and learning. In the process, their work has not gone unnoticed, proving that they are the best of the best. Best in-field national honors went to three staff members in 2020. Kerensa Wing of Collins Hill High, Laura Ross of Five Forks Middle, and Cicely Lewis of Meadowcreek High earned honors as National Principal of the Year, National Counselor of the Year, and National

Media Specialist of the Year, respectively. These are just a few of the outstanding professionals and “heroes” who work in our schools and across the district. As a district, we strive to recruit, hire, develop, and retain an outstanding workforce. That emphasis pays off in our classrooms and throughout the district, making a difference in the lives of our students and in our community. While 2020 was a challenging year, our GCPS team members were up to that challenge, proving once again that they are the Best of Gwinnett and making our school district a “best place to work!”

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CHILD CARE CENTERS: THE BEST Discovery Point 1 770-985-9555 Discovery Point Child Development Center Old Peachtree 770-513-0231

Primrose School at Sugarloaf Parkway 770-513-0066 Primrose School of Suwanee 770-963-1491 Primrose School of Suwanee West 770-932-3900

Horizon Christian School 770-962-1214

The Goddard School Snellville 678-344-0042

Kids Harbor Early Learning Centers 678-376-5437

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Duncan Creek Academy 770-831-1505

Kids R Kids #33 Centerville 770-979-7600

Kids Harbor of Baycreek 678-376-5115

Kids R Kids on Ronald Reagan Parkway 770-979-6767 Old Peachtree Academy 770-676-6759 Seven Oaks Academy 770-564-0470 Stepping Stone Montessori LLC 770-406-6103 The Goddard School of Buford 770-831-2328 Tomorrow's Hope Montessori School 678-546-0704 AMONG THE BEST Fort Daniel Children's Academy 770-932-6200 Grayson Academy 678-344-9991 Hamilton Mill UMC MMO and Preschool 770-271-2783 Kid's Crossing Learning Center 770-963-0386

New Odyssey For Children 678-714-9555 Park Bridge Academy 770-559-4206 Voices of Faith Christian Daycare 770-498-5850

PRE-K OR KINDERGARTEN SCHOOLS: THE BEST Greater Atlanta Christian School 770-243-2258 Kids Harbor Early Learning Centers 678-376-5437 Loganville Christian Academy 770-554-9888 Mount Zion Preschool & Kindergarten 770-972-5014 Stepping Stone Montessori LLC 770-406-6103 Sugar Hill Christian Academy 678-745-4121

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Sugarloaf UMC Weekday Preschool 678-684-6015 Tomorrow's Hope Montessori School 678-546-0704 AMONG THE BEST Christ the King Preschool 770-449-7217 Christian Beginnings Preschool/Kindergarten 770-497-1743 First Baptist Church Sugar Hill Weekday Preschool 770-945-8681 Hamilton Mill UMC MMO and Preschool 770-271-2783 Lawrenceville First Baptist Weekday Preschool 770-513-4174

THE BEST Gerard Prep School 770-277-4722 Greater Atlanta Christian School 770-243-2258 Hebron Christian Academy 770-963-9250 Loganville Christian Academy 770-554-9888 Providence Christian Academy 770-279-7200 Riverside Military Academy 770-532-6251 Stepping Stone Montessori LLC 770-406-6103 Sugar Hill Christian Academy 678-745-4121

McKendree UMC Preschool and Kindergarten 770-339-7040

AMONG THE BEST George Walton Academy 770-267-7578

Snellville United Methodist Church Preschool & Kindergarten 678-430-6010

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of Hamilton Mill 678-482-5437

The Schoolhouse 678-240-2507 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Four Seasons Montessori School 404-444-1995 Grayson United Methodist Preschool 770-682-7411 Oak Hill Classical School 770-338-7945 Primrose School of Suwanee West 770-932-3900

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PRIVATE SCHOOLS:

New Life Academy of Excellence 678-720-9870 Notre Dame Academy 678-387-9385 Oak Meadow Montessori School 770-963-8303 Victory World Christian School 678-684-2030 Wesleyan School 770-448-7640 Woodward Academy 404-765-4000


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EDUCATION & CHILDCARE

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Faith Academy 770-271-1977 Majestic Preparatory Academy Inc 470-282-1933 Oak Hill Classical School 770-338-7945 Still Waters International Academy 770-449-4125 Trinity Prep School 770-466-0057

SUMMER CAMPS: THE BEST Eye Candy Art Studio 678-714-5683 Greater Atlanta Christian School - GROW Day Camp 770-243-2275 Horizon Christian School 770-962-1214 Kids Harbor Early Learning Centers 678-376-5437 WhizLearning Kids 678-863-7679 AMONG THE BEST Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center 770-904-3500

TUTORING CENTERS: THE BEST Georgia Orton-Gillingham Tutoring 770-595-2492 Global Academy 770-256-4562 Mr Math Tutoring and Enrichment 470-317-4900 Newrizons Academy 800-590-9027 Total Learning Concepts 770-381-5958 Tutor Doctor Buford 770-626-0700 WhizLearning Kids 678-863-7679 AMONG THE BEST C2 Educational Center Snellville 770-978-4350 Certified Tutors 770-265-0174 Code Ninjas Hamilton Mill 770-847-7710 Kumon Math and Reading Center 678-462-7161 Literature Tutor 630-890-9351

Kidzone Summer Camps 770-271-1390

Mathnasium 770-881-8462

Primrose School of Suwanee West 770-932-3900

The Test Experts 404-941-5674

Prospect Christian Preschool 770-963-8885 Trinity Stables 678-989-6138

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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE? PG. 106

THE BEST OF

COLLEGE & SPECIALIZED TRAINING EDUCATION AND TRAINING – nothing is more important to our future and to our success. Whether your path calls for a highly specialized college degree or cutting-edge training for a new age career, you can find it all without leaving Gwinnett County. Educational opportunities abound in Gwinnett where you can earn just about any type of postsecondary credential from the comfort of the county you love. In fact, you can progress from preschool to med school without leaving Gwinnett. How many communities can say that? That’s high-quality, higher education at very low mileage. Of course, you might want to venture away from home for your education, broaden your horizons and change it up a bit. We’ve got you covered with a list of our readers’ favorite destination colleges, too!

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COLLEGES: THE BEST Georgia Gwinnett College 678-407-5000 Gwinnett Technical College 770-962-7580 PCOM Georgia 678-225-7500 AMONG THE BEST Atlanta Institute of Music and Media 770-242-7717 Interactive College of Technology 678-450-0550 University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus 678-985-6801

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CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS: THE BEST Georgia Gwinnett College 678-407-5000 Gwinnett Technical College 770-962-7580 University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus 678-985-6801 AMONG THE BEST Begums Academy 678-267-2222 Valdosta State University Continuing Education 229-245-6484

DRIVING SCHOOLS: THE BEST Duluth DUI & Driving School 678-475-2776 Safety Driving School, LLC. 404-839-7507 Trillium Driving School 706-386-3515 AMONG THE BEST A-1 Driving School 770-962-9555 Drive Smart Georgia 770-232-0903

FAVORITE DESTINATION COLLEGES: THE BEST Berry College 706-232-5374

AMONG THE BEST Emory University 404-727-6123 Georgia Institute of Technology 404-894-2000

Georgia Military College 678-476-3801

Georgia State University 404-413-2000

Georgia Southern University 912-478-4636

Kennesaw State University 470-578-6000

University of Georgia 706-542-8776

University of West Georgia 678-839-5000

Valdosta State University 229-333-5800

Taggart's Driving School 770-934-2144

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NEED AN ACCOUNTANT? PG. 111

THE BEST OF

FINANCIAL SERVICES ASK FOLKS WHAT THEY STRESS ABOUT MOST, and “money” might be the answer. Sure, most of us would wish for more of the green stuff, but just as many have questions about how to best manage our current resources. And that’s where a financial services professional can be instrumental — whether it’s for business or personal matters. Maybe you need someone to do your taxes. Maybe your company needs an accounting firm or you’re shopping mortgage rates. Perhaps you need retirement planning, or you’re ready to change banks. One of the things we love about Gwinnett is the wealth of companies ready and qualified to both help you manage your current situation and plan for your future. Check out these Best of Gwinnett experts who will help your dollars make sense.

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ACCOUNTING FIRMS: THE BEST Forrestall CPAs 770-945-8328 Hamilton CPAs & Financial Services 770-979-8880

North Georgia Accounting Solutions, LLC 678-804-4011 Rector, Reeder & Lofton, PC 770-879-8411 Reed Quinn & McClure LLC 770-449-9144

Jenovese and Associates 770-923-1170

Reno M. Borgognoni, CPA, PC 678-971-7366

Melissa A. Probst, CPA 678-714-8052

Shurek Accounting & Tax 678-316-6920

Moore Stephens Tiller 770-995-8800

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Books, Taxes and More 678-717-9818

Philip L Manley CPA 770-271-3240 Poe's Accounting Services 770-545-8841 Rhodes, Young, Black & Duncan 770-495-6200

J Terry Gordon & Co 770-449-4921 Long & Company, PC 678-327-4382 Paul G. Calvin Cpa 678-996-8559

Sterling Porter CPA PC 678-820-8736

QB Atlanta LLC 678-376-0047

Wilson Lewis 770-476-1004

BANKS:

AMONG THE BEST Above & Beyond Accounting, LLC 470-310-2019 Asilink Accounting and Tax Services, Inc. 678-770-8821 Bennett Thrasher LLP 770-396-2200 COA Taxes 770-299-1300 McClellan & Associates CPAs, LLC 770-497-9525

THE BEST First American Bank & Trust 706-354-5019 Oconee State Bank 678-983-7136 Quantum National Bank 770-945-8300 Renasant Bank 770-963-9224 The Piedmont Bank 770-246-0011

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AMONG THE BEST Cadence Bank 678-495-1660 Chase Bank 770-338-0937

FINANCIAL ADVISORS: THE BEST Green Financial Resources, LLC 770-931-1414

First Citizens Bank 770-476-2775

Hamilton CPAs & Financial Services 770-979-8880

Synovus Bank 770-476-6200

Reed Financial Group 678-252-2110

United Community Bank 770-985-2337

Sugarloaf Wealth Management, LLC 770-985-5473

CREDIT UNIONS:

U.S. Asset Management 678-894-0696

THE BEST Associated Credit Union 770-448-8200

Wealth Horizon 770-840-8440

Delta Community Credit Union 404-715-4725

Wealth Integrity Financial 770-495-3463

Excel Federal Credit Union 770-441-9235

AMONG THE BEST Atlanta Wealth Partners 678-682-8484

Georgia United Credit Union 770-476-6400 Georgia's Own Credit Union 404-874-1166

Edward Jones: Gwinnett Financial Advisors 770-923-1914 Kingsview Partners 678-616-1040 Melanie Walton, CFP Morgan Stanley 678-542-2965 Szymanski Financial Group 678-775-6748 The Stebbins Bolen Group 770-910-9651 Thrivent Financial 770-982-0420 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Long & Company, PC 678-327-4382

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

MORTGAGE COMPANIES: THE BEST Capital City Home Loans 678-226-7854 Chuck Walden Mortgage Team 678-725-8076 First Option Mortgage Suwanee 678-288-8300 Stockton Mortgage Company 678-234-0545

Funding Solutions Financial 678-541-5980 Homestar Financial Corporation 678-394-5001 Northpoint Mortgage of Suwanee 404-418-8080 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Windfall Financial, Inc. 770-975-2926

The Perpetual Financial Group, Inc. 770-972-4955 AMONG THE BEST Coastal Mortgage Services, Inc. 770-676-9887

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BEST BURGERS AROUND? PG. 121

THE BEST

FOOD & DRINK WHAT DO YOU WANT TO EAT? Here in Gwinnett, you can have whatever you want. You can’t drive a block in Gwinnett without seeing a restaurant you’ve always wanted to try. Ethnic cuisine, Southern home cooking, “Seoul” food, American classics, white tablecloth, sports bars, pizza. If you can imagine it, someone’s serving it up somewhere in Gwinnett. Whether you’re looking for a rowdy sports bar to watch the big game with friends or an intimate bistro to share a candlelight dinner with someone special, we have you covered. There’s plenty to love about dining in Gwinnett, and here’s the best of the best. Bon appétit!

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AMERICAN CUISINE RESTAURANTS:

Universal Joint Lawrenceville 770-299-1898

Pub Ten 678-691-5041

THE BEST 1910 Public House 770-564-6911

AMONG THE BEST Crossroads Bar and Grille 770-967-3375

Uncle Jack's Meat House 770-497-2400

Aqua Terra Bistro 770-271-3000

Dillons Restaurant & Sportsbar 770-978-4308

cue Barbecue 470-299-5117

Jack's Local Station 706-921-4192

Local Republic 678-205-4782

Marlow's Tavern 770-622-2033

Over the Top Burger Bar 678-482-7655

McCray's Tavern at Lawrenceville Square 770-407-6754

Ten Bistro 770-375-8330 The Diner at Webb Gin 470-282-3335

Old Fountain Tavern 470-299-6305

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Theory Restaurant & Lounge

BAGELS: THE BEST 101 Bagel Cafe 470-375-3119 Brown Bag Deli and Café 678-682-3496

BAKERIES: THE BEST Bill Rhodes Bakery 770-979-2253 Blue Rooster Bake Shop & Eatery 770-995-0065 Confetti Cake Shop 678-442-9484 Sarah Donuts 770-409-9020 Simply Sweet Cakes 678-373-6613

Einstein Bros. Bagels 770-822-1039

Smallcakes Snellville Cupcakery and Creamery 770-863-0993

Manhattan NY Deli and Bagel 678-879-0707

ZubCakes 678-837-5497

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AMONG THE BEST A Piece of Cake 678-990-2930

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Café Cookie Company 229-633-0803

AMONG THE BEST BBQ Brothers Catering Inc. 404-434-0973

Daisy's Delights ATL 770-727-5704

The Sweet Spot Bakery 678-549-5433

Dreamland BBQ 770-366-7427

BARBECUE JOINTS:

Fat Cap BBQ 470-450-8040

Nothing Bundt Cakes 770-674-4636 Special Kneads and Treats 678-237-7147 Splat! Cakes n' such 470-326-3198 The Baking Grounds 678-765-6690 TreatsPhoria Baked Goods and Sweets 678-306-6954

THE BEST Big Daddy Que 404-665-9937 cue Barbecue 470-299-5117

Little Barn 770-962-1367

EDee's Place BBQ, LLC 407-637-6238

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Big Daddy's Backyard BBQ 770-899-2230

Foggy Bottom BBQ 678-878-3251

Jack's Old South BBQ 770-967-2063

Tipsy Pig BBQ 770-885-5313

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Frig-N BBQ 404-317-2226

BARS: THE BEST 37 Main 678-288-2030 Moonshiners Bar & Grill 470-242-5067 Truck & Tap Duluth 470-292-3630 Universal Joint Lawrenceville 770-299-1898

McCray's Tavern at Lawrenceville Square 770-407-6754 Old Fountain Tavern 470-299-6305 Parma Tavern 678-541-0908 Taco Mac 678-387-3403

Vice Bar & Bistro 678-765-8941

BREWERIES, DISTILLERIES, & WINERIES:

AMONG THE BEST D'Floridian 770-299-1236

THE BEST Good Word Brewing 678-336-9928 Slow Pour Brewing Company 678-629-3767


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StillFire Brewing 770-927-8989

Bobaroll 770-864-9604

AMONG THE BEST Chateau Elan Winery 678-425-0900

Unbelibubble Tea House 678-779-6279

CAJUN RESTAURANTS:

CANDY STORES:

THE BEST Blazin Cajun Seafood Restaurant 770-609-8148

THE BEST River Street Sweets 678-546-3804

NYC Bodega 770-910-7077

Exhibit A(le) 678-860-7415

AMONG THE BEST Boba Mocha 678-367-3757

Social Fox Brewing 470-359-4109

Kokee Tea Mall of Georgia 678-288-9026

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen 770-962-7810

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Monkey Wrench Brewing 678-521-2142

Kung Fu Tea 470-395-0583

AMONG THE BEST Cajun Café 770-814-8388

Nancy's Candy & Spice 770-910-7927

Crawfish Shack Seafood & Bar LLC 678-615-7886

CARIBBEAN RESTAURANTS:

CHINESE RESTAURANTS:

THE BEST D'Floridian 770-299-1236

THE BEST Lavender Asian Bistro 770-982-3887

BUBBLE TEA SHOPS: THE BEST 2 plus 2 470-350-1060

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Peachy Corners Café 678-691-0547

Feast 26 770-630-3220

Red Crawfish Seafood and Wings 678-847-0388

The Chocolaterie 678-585-3338

Golden Krust 770-802-4030

AMONG THE BEST Cracker Barrel 770-932-5692

AMONG THE BEST Escovitchez Legendary Island Cuisine 770-557-1299 Ionie's Island Kitchen 678-344-5864 Jay's Caribbean Cuisine 678-682-8200

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Peking Restaurant 678-986-0988 AMONG THE BEST Fusion Asian Bistro 770-277-0042

CUPCAKE BAKERIES:

DESSERTS:

THE BEST Simply Sweet Cakes 678-373-6613

THE BEST Beard Papa's Peachtree Corners 770-807-0564

Lee's Golden Buddha 770-945-1224

Smallcakes Snellville Cupcakery and Creamery 770-863-0993

PF Changs 678-546-9005

AMONG THE BEST Corner Stop Café 770-962-4112 Dazzle Dogs inc. 470-448-3975

FROZEN YOGURT SHOPS: THE BEST Menchie's Frozen Yogurt 678-714-2981 Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt 770-962-4104

Rico's World kitchen 678-765-7518

Georgia Diner 770-806-9880

Special Kneads and Treats 678-237-7147

Special Kneads and Treats 678-237-7147

Main Street Restaurant 770-985-9985

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Happy Valley Restaurant 678-218-0888

AMONG THE BEST In My Fillings (Bakery) 470-589-1067

The Chocolaterie 678-585-3338

The 5 Spot Café 470-294-1456

COFFEEHOUSES:

Sweet Brown Suga Bakery and Café 678-257-2828

AMONG THE BEST Bruster's Real Ice Cream 770-831-2332

Wayback Burgers Lawrenceville 770-910-9191

Sugar Hill Bakery & Café 678-765-8008

DONUT BAKERIES:

Sweet Brown Suga Bakery and Café 678-257-2828

THE BEST Sarah Donuts 770-409-9020

The Baking Grounds 678-765-6690

Simply Done Donuts 678-772-0523

Zoes Kitchen 770-246-5026

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Dazzle Dogs inc. 470-448-3975

AMONG THE BEST Donut Palace 770-513-2814

AMONG THE BEST Café Raik 770-476-7595

The Sweet Spot Bakery 678-549-5433

Donut Worry 404-800-5328

Greek Island Grill & Bar 678-765-2050

DINERS:

FRESH PRODUCE & FARMERS MARKETS:

THE BEST Blue Rooster Bake Shop & Eatery 770-995-0065

The Baking Grounds 678-765-6690

Boulder Creek Coffee 678-765-7985

OTHERS WORTH NOTING The Sweet Spot Bakery 678-549-5433

Forgotten Coast Coffee 770-570-7023

DELICATESSENS:

Grayson Coffee House 770-715-8998 TradeWind Coffee Co 770-864-1171 AMONG THE BEST 45 South Café 770-409-4009

THE BEST Brown Bag Deli and Café 678-682-3496 Firehouse Subs 770-904-6817 Main St Deli 678-288-9991

Brown Bag Deli and Café 678-682-3496

Sugar Hill Subs 770-831-7540

Café Amico 678-765-8499

AMONG THE BEST American Deli 678-502-7188

Rushing Trading Co. 678-288-9808 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Reveille Café 470-589-1512

Jason's Deli 770-368-9440 Lenny's Sub Shop 678-947-0336 Newk's Eatery 470-545-4572

THE BEST Duluth Diner 770-814-0523 Duluth Rexall Grill 770-623-8569 Flying Biscuit Café 770-407-5885 Maple Street Biscuit Company 678-404-5625 The Brunch Apothecary 770-519-7812 The Diner at Sugar Hill 770-831-0180

THE BEST Chadwicks Produce 770-277-7377 Lilburn Farmers Market 678-667-2592 Suwanee Farmer's Market 770-904-3387 AMONG THE BEST Snellville Farmers Market 770-972-0518

AMONG THE BEST Five Spot Frozen Yogurt 770-979-8008 Yogli Mogli 678-546-6558

GREEK RESTAURANTS: THE BEST Athens Kouzzina 678-847-0150 Opa Gyros & Kabob 678-584-8774

Pita Corners 678-878-2077

HEALTH FOOD STORES: THE BEST GNC 770-813-0540 Nutrition Depot - Duluth 678-417-6093 Sprouts 678-690-1279 AMONG THE BEST Good Nutritution 404-929-8900

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Wow Poke & Juice 770-299-1472

MEAT & SEAFOOD SHOPS:

Bellagio's NY Pizzeria 678-823-3665

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Bites, Brews & Blends 770-979-1288

THE BEST Corner's Edge Butcher Shoppe 678-691-9009

Ippolito's 678-985-4377

Sage Juice Bar and Café 770-232-4844

Patton's Meat Market 770-495-0077

Roma Italiano Ristorante 770-495-7417

LATIN RESTAURANTS:

JAPANESE RESTAURANTS:

THE BEST Agavero Cantina 678-314-6068

Wilkes Meat Market of Suwanee 678-546-6093

Vitamin Shoppe 678-957-0101

AMONG THE BEST Bambinelli's 770-717-7217

ICE CREAM PARLORS: THE BEST Berens Frozen Custard 770-709-6052 Daddy O'Brien's Irish Ice Cream Pub and Restaurant 404-513-1118 Smallcakes Snellville Cupcakery and Creamery 770-863-0993 AMONG THE BEST Bruster's Real Ice Cream 770-831-2332 Cold Stone Creamery 678-847-5927 The Chocolaterie 678-585-3338 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Sweet Joy Ice Cream Bar 678-744-3683

INDIAN RESTAURANTS: THE BEST Food Garrage 770-274-3867

ITALIAN RESTAURANTS: THE BEST BiBa's Italian Restaurant 770-277-3666 Dominick's 770-449-1611 Fratelli's 470-375-4701 Luciano's Ristorante Italiano 770-255-1727

THE BEST Kampai Sushi & Hibachi 678-951-1000 Kani House 770-495-7989 Mori House 770-831-0810 AMONG THE BEST Fumi Habichi and Sushi Bar 770-495-8898 Kitchen 121 770-545-8573 Orient Garden Restaurant 347-852-1232

Café Dominican Restaurant 770-723-3784 Papis Cuban Grill 678-776-8307 AMONG THE BEST Boga Latin Cuisine 770-558-1908

MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANTS: THE BEST Olive Mediterranean Grill 770-513-9555

Tortugas Cuban Grill 470-275-5599

Pita Mediterranean Street Food 770-609-6798

LIQUOR & WINE STORES:

Sam's on Main 678-424-4094

JUICE & SMOOTHIE SHOPS: THE BEST Blue Mango 678-796-8091

Duluth Fine Wine & Spirit Superstore 678-957-0595

iGet Juiced 470-395-1183

Mega Package Store 770-932-8909

Planet Smoothie - Duluth 678-349-2081

AMONG THE BEST Dacula Cork and Bottle 770-277-5689

Smoothie King #753 770-271-8006

Tony's Meat Market Butcher Shop 770-717-0058

Mojito's Cuban American Bistro 770-441-2599

THE BEST Beverage Superstore of Grayson 770-995-9509

AMONG THE BEST Juice Bar Suwanee 678-224-9670

AMONG THE BEST Meat Man 678-226-4925

Sip Happens 678-765-6115 Suwanee Topshelf Beverage 678-714-9962

AMONG THE BEST Adriatic Grill 770-299-1115 Green Olive Kabob House 770-676-6136 Taziki's Mediterranean Café 678-804-4580

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Bravo Mexican Grill 770-614-3764

Cheeky Taqueria 770-831-8887

Taqueria Los Hermanos 678-380-3727

Jet's Pizza on Sugarloaf 770-237-0006

Cuernavaca Grill Mexican Restaurant 404-457-4404

Del Rio Mexican Restaurant 678-225-0510

Zapata Tacos & Tequila Bar 770-248-0052

El Molcajete Hamilton Mill 678-394-5200

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Lola's Mexican Cantina 470-589-1678

Johnny's New York Style Pizza Buford 470-238-8322

Frida's Mexican Restaurant 770-513-3150 La Cazuela 770-682-3481 Tacos and Tequilas Mexican Grill 470-839-2117 Tequila Mama Taqueria 678-456-3131 AMONG THE BEST Beto's Tacos 678-288-9622

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Frontera Mex Mex Grill 678-474-0831 Nacho Daddy 770-417-8700 PURE Taqueria 770-609-2630 Strange Taco Bar 678-869-5220

PIZZA JOINTS: THE BEST Bellagio's NY Pizzeria 678-823-3665 Cosmo's Little Italy Pizza 770-338-9274 Fini's Pizzeria 678-205-3872 Fratelli's 470-375-4701

O4W Pizza 678-587-5420 AMONG THE BEST Dogwood Pizza 770-985-5111 Fire & Stone Italian Pizza Kitchen 470-219-5100 Grandmas New York Pizza LLC 678-765-8886 Johnny's Pizza - Grayson 770-962-9181


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Johnny's Pizza - Sugarloaf 678-985-8288

Kurt's Euro Bistro 770-623-4128

The Juicy Crab 678-473-9399

Duluth Rexall Grill 770-623-8569

Papa Jack's Country Kitchen 770-965-7007

Parma Tavern 678-541-0908

Noona Meat & Seafood 678-404-5001

Feast 26 770-630-3220

The Cottage on Main 770-476-2202

Vesuvio pizza 678-765-8151

AMONG THE BEST Café Intermezzo 404-355-0411

AMONG THE BEST Bonefish Grill 678-546-8240

Rico's World kitchen 678-765-7518

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Foggy Bottom BBQ 678-878-3251

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Gordo's Pizza 678-584-8688

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen 770-849-0600

Dominick's 770-449-1611

Ten Bistro 770-375-8330

Stevi B's Pizza 770-289-4944

The Melting Pot 770-623-1290

OTHERS WORTH NOTING O'Shucks Seafood & Grill 678-697-3170

ROMANTIC RESTAURANTS:

SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS:

THE BEST Aqua Terra Bistro 770-271-3000

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THE BEST Noona Meat & Seafood 678-404-5001 Oyster Bay Seafood Café 770-910-7521

SOUTHERN RESTAURANTS: THE BEST Corner Stop Café 770-962-4112

The Brunch Apothecary 770-519-7812 AMONG THE BEST Always Fresh Neighborhood Market and Restaurant 678-380-4656 JR's Log House Restaurant 770-449-6426 Little Barn 770-962-1367

SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS: THE BEST Chase's Grille and Wingery 770-449-0229 Country Pepper, Inc. 678-765-6070 Kurt's Euro Bistro 770-623-4128


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Loving Hut Vegan Cuisine 678-421-9191

Shahi Grill 404-786-0685

Friends American Grill 678-407-2700

Kurt's Euro Bistro 770-623-4128

Rico's World kitchen 678-765-7518

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Dazzle Dogs inc. 470-448-3975

Twisted Tavern 678-714-0302

AMONG THE BEST Cotton Calf Kitchen 706-684-0410

Trend Urban Café 470-268-6068 AMONG THE BEST 770 Korean BBQ 770-271-7703 Ba Bellies 770-710-0565 Breakers Korean BBQ - Duluth 770-946-1000 Café Intermezzo 404-355-0411 La Belle Vie 678-765-6609

SPORTS BARS:

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Tavern At Medlock 770-242-2757

AMONG THE BEST Sushi Niko Niko 770-841-6002 Orient Garden Restaurant 347-852-1232

Longhorn Steakhouse 770-338-0646

Wicked Sushi & Grill 678-765-7499

THE BEST Diesel Tap House 470-344-3827

Wing Ranch-Gwinnett 678-225-0750

Noona Meat & Seafood 678-404-5001

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Pokeworks 678-825-2489

Dillons Restaurant & Sportsbar 770-978-4308

STEAKHOUSES:

SUSHI RESTAURANTS:

THE BEST Barebones Steakhouse 470-266-1890

THE BEST Kani House 770-271-5272

Sushi Nami 470-323-4093

Bottles and Bones 678-804-9447

Kitchen 121 770-545-8573

Frankie's The Steakhouse 678-395-6447

Mori House 770-831-0810

Tannery Row Ale House 678-765-8979 AMONG THE BEST Eastside Station 770-985-3332

THAI RESTAURANTS: THE BEST Danthai Restaurant 770-985-1719

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Saigon Café 770-415-2784

VEGETARIAN RESTAURANTS:

Thai Diner & Sushi 678-847-5936

THE BEST Kitchen 121 770-545-8573

AMONG THE BEST L' Thai Organic Cuisine & Wine Bar 770-491-9948 Samui Island Thai Cuisine 770-807-7684 Thai Bowl & Hibachi Suwanee 678-482-7856

Loving Hut Vegan Cuisine 678-421-9191 Trend Urban Café 470-268-6068 AMONG THE BEST Food Garrage 770-274-3867 Sage Juice Bar and Café 770-232-4844 Wow Poke & Juice 770-299-1472

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HEALTH & MEDICAL WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTHCARE, we have access to care of the highest quality in Gwinnett – and that’s nothing to take lightly. We have trusted practitioners in every specialty who stand ready to help whenever needed. We are served by some of the best hospital systems in the region, as well as family practices, primary care givers, pediatricians and virtually every specialty imaginable. Gwinnett is home to providers in everything from acupuncture to hospice care that serve with dedication and compassion. When it comes to choosing just the right professional, it’s about more than your insurance coverage. You want someone you can trust with your health – and there’s no more prized possession. Look no further than this vital list of Best of Gwinnett healthcare providers to guide you.

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ACUPUNCTURISTS: THE BEST CJ Acupuncture 770-880-8717 Healthy Body and Soul 678-442-7962 AMONG THE BEST Acupuncture & Wellness By Chung 770-875-9555 Acupuncture Healing & Wellness 770-447-7557

ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY PRACTICES: THE BEST Atlanta Allergy & Asthma 770-995-1537 Northeast Atlanta Ear Nose & Throat PC 770-237-3000 The Allergy & Asthma Center, LLC 770-995-5131 AMONG THE BEST Georgia's Allergy and Asthma Institute 678-347-2111

CHILDREN'S THERAPY PRACTICES: THE BEST EBS Children's Therapy 678-288-9770 Motor Mouth Therapy Services 678-820-9606 Therapyland 678-710-2324 AMONG THE BEST JMJ Speech & Language Solutions 678-278-9244 Next Generation Therapy Services 770-740-7165 True Source Family Chiropractic 678-541-5483 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Kidsplay Therapy Center 678-205-5437

CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICES: THE BEST 100% Chiropractic 770-676-9826 Caputo Chiropractic 770-962-0559

Gwinnett ENT 678-312-7390

Clear Path Family Chiropractic 678-318-2431

Suwanee Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) - Matthew T. Gill, MD 770-538-1818

Duluth Injury & Rehab Center 770-622-9355 Georgia Spine and Sports Rehab 770-614-6551 Injury & Wellness Specialists of Georgia 770-800-1000 Revive Medical Center 770-545-8888

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Sugar Hill Spine and Wellness 678-482-4400

Dr. Paula Elliott, Chiropractor 770-271-8382

Chiropractic Center of Norcross 770-446-7305

Suwanee Spine and Healing Center 678-765-8494

Duluth Chiropractic and Wellness Center 770-623-9291

Hand & Heart Chiropractic 770-343-7473

True Source Family Chiropractic 678-541-5483

Georgia Gwinnett Chiropractic Clinic 678-587-5390

AMONG THE BEST Absolute Spine and Health 770-614-7242 AC Spine & Wellness Center 770-513-8922 Campbell Chiropractic 770-236-9355 Dacula Chiropractic & Primary Care 770-822-1922

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Progressive Healthcare of Gwinnett 770-925-0088 Sugarloaf Pain & Rehab 770-817-3399 OTHERS WORTH NOTING C1 Spine Lab Chiropractic 770-545-8150

Onesource Sports Neuro Rehab 678-257-4037 The Wellness Way Suwanee 770-237-3300 VonDeylen Chiropractic 770-945-0561

COUNSELING, ADDICTION & MENTAL HEALTH: THE BEST Grow Counseling 770-510-3528 Insight Counseling & Coaching Specialists 678-779-9314 Parenting and Therapeutic Services LLC 678-882-7924 Salveo Integrative Health 770-910-9196 The Potter's House Family and Children Treatment Center, LLC 678-330-1400


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View Point Health 678-209-2411 AMONG THE BEST Fast MD 4 You 470-424-8888 Life Healing Center, PC 678-344-8268 Northeast Georgia Counseling 770-271-5040 Positive Impact Health Center 770-962-8396 OTHERS WORTH NOTING BrainCore of Duluth 470-535-0506 Buford Psychology, P.C. 678-825-5660 Building Intimate Marriages, Inc. 770-822-4505 The Whole Food Health Coach, LLC 770-846-3515

ENDOCRINOLOGY, DIABETES & METABOLISM PRACTICES: THE BEST North Atlanta Endocrinology and Diabetes, PC 770-339-1387 The Whole Food Health Coach, LLC 770-846-3515 AMONG THE BEST Gwinnett Endocrinology 770-545-8435

GASTROENTEROLOGY PRACTICES:

BrightStar Home Care 678-377-6985

THE BEST Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates 404-881-1094

Complete Care Medical 770-533-3257

Gastroenterology Associates of Gainesville, P.C. 770-536-8109 Southern Gastroenterology Associates 678-985-2000

Private Duty Care and In-Home Care Service 770-236-0880 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Douglas Services LLC 770-339-5895

HOSPICES:

North Georgia Diabetes and Endocrinology: Johns Creek 678-735-5300

AMONG THE BEST Gastroenterology Specialists of Gwinnett 770-995-7989

EYE CARE OFFICES:

GI Care for Kids 404-257-0799

Home Hospice of Georgia 404-819-7424

THE BEST Advanced Family Eye Care 770-614-8577

Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates 678-474-1115

AMONG THE BEST Bridgeway Hospice 678-878-3215

Eyedeal Family Eye Care 770-932-1670

DERMATOLOGISTS:

Georgia Eye Associates 770-995-5408

THE BEST Georgia Dermatology Partners 770-972-4845

Georgia Eye Physicians & Surgeons 678-584-0400

North Atlanta Dermatology 770-814-8222

Wood Eyecare Centers 770-978-2990

AMONG THE BEST Center For Dermatology 770-682-2500

AMONG THE BEST CarlinVision 770-979-2020

The Dermatology Institute of Georgia: Felicity Warren, MD 770-203-0865

Eye Tech Eye Center 770-300-0559 Haywood Eye and Vision Care 678-442-1161

HOME HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: THE BEST All Angel Care 770-809-3777 Comfort Keepers of Johns Creek & Lawrenceville 770-765-0033 Generous Caregiving 678-482-9313 KindTouch Healthcare Services, LLC 470-545-1629 Right at Home South Gwinnett 678-568-1990

Milan Eye Center 678-381-2020

AMONG THE BEST Advanced Home Care 770-424-2080

Thomas Eye Group 770-809-3366

Alliance Care of Atlanta 678-417-1600

THE BEST Agape Hospice Care 404-343-1456

Peachtree Christian Health 770-624-2727

HOSPITALS: THE BEST Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Gwinnett 404-785-5437 Eastside Medical Center 770-979-0200 Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton 770-848-8000 Northside Hospital Gwinnett 678-312-1000

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LASER EYE SURGERY PRACTICES:

MEDICAL SUPPLY & SERVICES:

In-Quest Medical Research 770-903-0148

THE BEST Georgia Eye Associates 770-995-5408

THE BEST Access Wheelchair Repair 770-609-6187

MRI Imaging Specialist 678-969-0904

Georgia Eye Physicians & Surgeons 678-584-0400

Dennison Hearing Solutions 770-209-2627

Milan Eye Center 678-381-2020 AMONG THE BEST Georgia Eye Physicians and Surgeons, P.C. 678-584-0400 Stephen A Godlewski, M.D., P.C. 770-979-1144 Thomas Eye Group 770-809-3366

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Georgia Hearing Aid Outlet 678-541-5605 In Due TIme 3D 770-557-0573 Wheel Care GA 678-835-4800 AMONG THE BEST Hanger Clinic 770-963-7046

Reagan Diagnostic Center 678-730-4141

North Georgia Neurological Clinic, P.C. 770-995-0555 AMONG THE BEST Neurology of North Georgia, PC 678-376-4242

See Me Mommy 4D 404-913-4551

Neurosurgery & Spine Associates 678-312-2700

NEUROLOGY PRACTICES:

PEACH Neurology 470-799-1640

THE BEST Comprehensive Neurology Specialists, P.C 770-454-4685 Georgia Neurology & Sleep 770-814-9455

OBSTETRICIANS & GYNECOLOGISTS: THE BEST Atlanta Gynecology & Obstetrics 770-923-5033


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Gynecology Associates of Gwinnett 678-380-1980 Maternal Gynerations 770-513-4000 Women's Health Specialists of North Atlanta 470-395-4871 AMONG THE BEST Gwinnett Gynecology and Maternity 770-972-6464

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Longstreet Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology 678-207-4300

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PRACTICES: THE BEST Barbour Orthopaedics 404-480-9330 OrthoAtlanta 678-957-0757

Gwinnett OBGYN Associates 770-972-0330

Resurgens Orthopaedics 770-962-4300

Gwinnett Physicians Group OB/GYN 678-775-0600

Sports Medicine South 770-237-3475

Melanie Watkins, MD 770-643-4115

AMONG THE BEST Academy Orthopedics 770-271-9855

Athens Orthopedic Clinic, P.A. 770-274-0007

Thrive Medical Partners 404-819-7424

El-Amin Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Institute 678-257-7078

AMONG THE BEST Caputo Chiropractic 770-962-0559

Peachtree Orthopedics 404-355-0743

Medici Spine & Pain 844-328-4624

PAIN MANAGEMENT PRACTICES:

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Injury & Wellness Specialists of Georgia 770-800-1000

THE BEST AllSpine Laser & Surgery Center 770-997-0600 Summit Spine & Joint Centers 706-206-1443

PEDIATRIC PRACTICES: THE BEST Grayson Pediatrics 678-381-2630 Gwinnett Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 770-995-0823

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Ivy League Pediatrics 678-407-4489

Children's Medicine 770-921-7386

Duluth Children's Medicine 678-878-2808

Peachtree Pharmacy 678-691-9079

Lawrenceville Pediatrics 770-962-8025

Hamilton Mill Pediatrics 770-513-8882

PHARMACIES:

Walgreens 770-476-5363

Pediatric Associates of Lawrenceville 770-277-6725

Medlock Pediatrics 770-813-9775

THE BEST Dacula Pharmacy 770-339-1593

PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICES:

Pediatric Ear Nose & Throat of Atlanta 404-255-2033 Pediatric Partners of Gwinnett 770-923-6400 Sugarloaf Pediatrics 678-428-2395 AMONG THE BEST All About Kids Pediatrics 678-646-0404

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Strickland Family Medicine Center 678-312-0400

Gwinnett Drugs 770-995-5911

Sunflower Pediatrics,LLC 470-589-7555

Sherwood's Drug Shop 770-945-9526

Zaman Pediatric Center 770-979-2600

Suwanee Pharmacy 678-878-2082

OTHERS WORTH NOTING CARE Pediatrics, LLC 770-232-1444

AMONG THE BEST Concord Pharmacy 770-338-0971 Eastside Family Pharmacy 770-807-0137

THE BEST Onesource Sports Neuro Rehab 678-257-4037 OrthoAtlanta 678-957-0757 PT Solutions Physical Therapy 678-534-4727 Resurgens Orthopaedics 770-962-4300 Sports Medicine South 770-237-3475


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AMONG THE BEST Above Physical Therapy 770-904-2332 Atlanta Rehabilitation & Performance Center 770-982-0102 BenchMark Physical Therapy 770-441-1276 Georgia Gwinnett Chiropractic Clinic 678-587-5390 Northside Gwinnett Joan Glancy 678-312-6000 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Eminence Physical Therapy 706-631-1030 Injury & Wellness Specialists of Georgia 770-800-1000 NewCare Physical Therapy LLC 678-718-5240

PHYSICIAN PRACTICES: THE BEST Abraham Family & Geriatric Medicine 770-978-1331 Atlanta Innovative Medicine 770-416-9995 Crosslinks Family Practice, LLC 404-296-8500 Gwinnett Pulmonary & Sleep 770-995-0630

Reagan Medical Center 678-344-8700 Revive Medical Center 770-545-8888 Rozin Internal Medicine 770-709-0900 AMONG THE BEST AIM Medical 770-466-5902 Bostock Family Medicine 770-963-2967 Comprehensive Primary Care 678-888-2273 Eastside Primary Care 770-972-4871 Groff Family Medicine 770-554-4717 Gwinnett Center Medical Associates 770-277-8554 Gwinnett Clinic 770-995-3300 Gwinnett Family Medical Care 770-979-1818 Loganville Family Medicine 770-466-8672 Perisseia Primary Care and Wellness 770-682-2024 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Covenant Family Medicine 678-730-1620

Lawrenceville Family Practice 770-338-0089

Dr. Malcolm E. Anderson, Clinical Psychologist 770-582-0532

Life Healing Center, PC 678-344-8268

Georgia Health Imaging 678-924-0964

Maxa Internal Medicine Associates PC 678-597-3180

Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, D.O. 770-962-4888

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PLASTIC SURGERY PRACTICES: THE BEST Atlanta Body Institute 678-466-6760 Atlantic Center for Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery 770-418-1234 Moody Surgical Associates 770-676-6873 Southern Plastic Surgery 770-622-9100 AMONG THE BEST Advanced Plastic Surgery Solutions 678-205-8400 Georgia Surgicare Ideal Body Institute 678-466-6760 Gwinnett Medical Center Cosmetic Surgeons 678-312-6800 Prima Center for Plastic Surgery 404-649-5256

PODIATRISTS: THE BEST Ankle & Foot Centers of Georgia 470-589-1617 Village Podiatry 770-771-6991 AMONG THE BEST Atlanta Sports Podiatry 770-614-0003 Dr. Joel Schancupp Foot & Ankle Care 770-993-0880

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PULMONARY PRACTICES: THE BEST Georgia Pulmonary Group 770-979-0367 Gwinnett Pulmonary & Sleep 770-995-0630

RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICES: THE BEST Eastside Rheumatology & Internal Medicine 770-972-1022 North Georgia Rheumatology Group 770-822-1090 AMONG THE BEST Arthritis & Rheumatology Center, P.C. 770-284-3150 Johns Creek Specialist Center 678-679-6210

SPORTS MEDICINE PRACTICES: THE BEST El-Amin Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Institute 678-757-7078 Georgia Spine and Sports Rehab 770-614-6551 OrthoAtlanta 678-957-0757 Resurgens Orthopaedics 770-962-4300 Sports Medicine South 770-237-3475 AMONG THE BEST AllSpine Laser & Surgery Center 770-997-0600


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Children's Healthcare Sports Medicine 404-785-5437 Dr. Anthony Human, D.O. 678-689-6888 Georgia Gwinnett Chiropractic Clinic 678-587-5390 Peachtree Orthopedics 404-355-0743 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Duluth Family & Sports Medicine 678-312-7800 Onesource Sports Neuro Rehab 678-257-4037 Performance Orthopaedics & Sports Med 404-973-2444

SURGERY PRACTICES: THE BEST Eastside Surgical Associates 770-972-7999 Lawrenceville Surgery Center LLC 678-987-0820 Neurosurgery Atlanta 770-809-3292 Northside Gwinnett Surgical Associates 770-962-9977 AMONG THE BEST Eastside Heart and Vascular 770-736-6300 Georgia Surgicare Ideal Body Institute 678-466-6760

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Gwinnett Advanced Surgery Center 770-979-8200 Strickland Heart Center Gwinnett Medical 678-312-1000 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Robert A. Gadlage, M.D., P.C & Associates 770-495-1955

TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB FACILITIES: THE BEST Northside Gwinnett Joan Glancy 678-312-6000 Salude - The Art of Recovery 770-904-3222

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AMONG THE BEST Northside Gwinnett Extended Care Center 678-312-3000 Sovereign Rehabilitation 678-205-5420

URGENT CARE CLINICS: THE BEST Eastside Urgent Care 678-710-2727 Health Choice Urgent Care 470-326-7300 AMONG THE BEST Gwinnett Urgent Care 770-831-5525 Peachtree Immediate Care 770-263-1000


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How it Works Our Best of Gwinnett® winners and nominees are chosen by a combination of readers’ votes and editors’ input. The process starts with a nomination on the Best of Gwinnett® website with voting open throughout the year. Reader selections are vetted thru several ranking sites, Better Business Bureau complaint reports, and voting pattern analysis reports before we approve our Best of Gwinnett®, Among the Best and Others Worth Noting winners. We name winners in 20 broad business and community sectors. Within each specific category, the number of organizations named as Best, Among the Best or Others Worth Noting will vary, depending on the size of the business sector.

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UROLOGY PRACTICES:

VEIN CARE SPECIALISTS:

THE BEST Advanced Urology 678-344-8900

THE BEST Atlanta Vascular & Vein Center 678-878-4555

Georgia Urology 770-963-2451

Northside Gwinnett Surgical Associates 770-962-9977

AMONG THE BEST Northeast Georgia Urological Associates 770-535-0000 Perlow Urology Practice 770-604-9301

Vein Atlanta 678-214-4300 AMONG THE BEST North Atlanta Vascular Clinic & Vein Center 770-771-5260 The Vein Center at Johns Creek 770-817-0304 VeinInnovations A Division of Park Surgical 678-731-9815

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WEIGHT LOSS CENTERS: THE BEST Eastside Center for Surgical Weight loss 770-736-2282 Medical Weight Loss by Healthogenics 678-407-8488 Revive Medical Center 770-545-8888 The Whole Food Health Coach, LLC 770-846-3515

AMONG THE BEST Atlanta Body Institute 678-466-6760 Balanced Bodies Anti-Aging Clinic 470-361-4350 Center For Weight Management at Northside Hospital Duluth 678-312-2620 WeightLoss MD 770-449-1608 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Healthy Body and Soul 678-442-7962

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DENTAL & ORTHODONTICS AHH… THE POWER OF A SMILE. Not only is a great grin a symbol of warmth and friendliness; it’s also sign a of good dental health. In fact, your dental health is often a key to your overall health – so don’t take it lightly. Trust your mouth… that’s teeth, gums, tongue and jaw… to only the most skilled dental professionals. We have exceptional dental and orthodontic experts who call Gwinnett home. They specialize in all types of dental procedures and practices for patients of all ages and stages. Contact any of our Best of Gwinnett professionals and say cheese. Your smile – and health – will thank you for it and so will everyone you meet!

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DENTISTS: THE BEST Gwinnett Family Dental Care, LLC 770-921-1115 iCare Dentistry 770-609-6106 Jones & Copeland Smiles 770-965-3048 Lacour Family Dentistry 770-921-6606 Meadowbrook Family Dentistry 770-622-5909 North Atlanta Center For Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry PC 770-932-1115

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Oak Road Dentistry 770-985-9559

Braselton Smile Studio 770-800-1044

Pafford and Browning 770-963-4999

Shadow Brook Dental Care 678-804-8707

Brian Kinsey DMD 678-714-0525

Smile 1 Dental Group 678-835-9550

Sugarloaf Smiles 770-813-1200

Creekside Dentistry 770-466-0474

The Teeth Doctor 678-482-5170

Suwanee Dental Care 770-614-7300

Dacula Family Dentistry 770-995-1600

Suwanee Family Dentistry 678-714-2380

Dental Now 14 678-831-4414

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Gwinnett Dental Images 770-995-9255

Transforming Smiles Dr. Bruce E. Carter DMD, PC 770-995-7616

Dentistry 4 You 770-375-0120

AMONG THE BEST Artistic Smiles Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 770-476-9511

Dentistry at Sugarloaf 770-401-0102 John W. Simmons IV DMD 770-985-2437

Harbins Dental 770-685-1415 Lake Lanier Smiles 770-831-0559 Lawrenceville Healthy Smiles 770-995-6215 Lemons Dental 770-418-1414

Neighborhood Pediatric & Adult Dentistry 770-923-2232 West Jackson Family Dental 706-654-2492

ENDODONTIC PRACTICES: THE BEST Hamilton Mill Endodontics 770-614-9467 Kersh Endodontics 770-339-4440 Soft Touch Endodontics PC 770-831-7644


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AMONG THE BEST North Fulton Endontics 678-473-0205

AMONG THE BEST Georgia Facial & Oral Surgery 770-232-1191

Northeast Endodontics 678-985-0550

Hamilton Mill Oral and Facial Surgery 678-835-1135

Progressive Endodontics 770-545-8667

ORAL SURGEONS: THE BEST Atlanta Laser Periodontics and Dental Implants 770-448-3333 Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery 470-524-0337 Dental Now 14 678-831-4414

Smile 1 Dental Group 678-835-9550

ORTHODONTIC PRACTICES: THE BEST Georgia School of Orthodontics 770-351-7737 Gray Orthodontics 770-972-2800 SmilesForever Orthodontics 770-963-3963

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Starling Orthodontics 770-963-8085

Salyer Orthodontics 770-623-8520

Suwanee Dental Care 770-614-7300

Whitney Orthodontics 770-945-2015

Suwanee Orthodontics 678-482-9434

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Dempsey Orthodontics 770-271-0833

AMONG THE BEST Dental Now 14 678-831-4414 Gwinnett Orthodontics 770-921-2233 Orthodontics of Atlanta 770-840-9500 Russell Orthodontics of Grayson 770-236-9660

Dunwody Orthodontics 770-923-7111

PEDIATRIC DENTISTS: THE BEST Apple Tree Pediatric Dentistry 770-513-4555 Dentistry for Children-Buford 678-813-1909 Tebo Dentistry For Kids 770-925-3300

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AMONG THE BEST Dentistry 4 Kids 770-614-4678 Kwon Pediatric Dentistry 678-714-7575 Mustard Seed Pediatric Dentistry 770-904-7005

SPECIALTY DENTISTS & ORTHODONTISTS:

Suwanee Dental Care 770-614-7300 AMONG THE BEST Buford Dental Associates 770-945-7186 Georgia Dental Implant Center 678-321-1888 Russell Orthodontics of Grayson 770-236-9660

THE BEST SmilesForever Orthodontics 770-963-3963 Starling Orthodontics 770-963-8085

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HOTELS & RESORTS: THE BEST Château Élan Winery and Resort 678-425-0900 Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta NE Gwinnett Sugarloaf 770-622-6391 Lanier Islands 770-945-8787 Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta 770-923-1775 AMONG THE BEST Courtyard Atlanta 770-446-3777 Guest Inn 678-736-6610 Hampton Inn 678-546-1200 Hyatt Place Atlanta Duluth Gwinnett Mall 770-623-9699

TRAVEL AGENCIES: THE BEST Compass Luxury Travel LLC 770-614-7697 Duluth Travel 770-813-9144

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Enchanted Rose Vacations, LLC 678-699-3880

HOTELS & TRAVEL

Expedia Cruises Air, Land and Sea 470-282-0227

QUICK! YOUR FAMILY IS COMING TO TOWN and they can’t stay with you! Or, you’re in charge of the next off-site meeting for your firm and you need a top-notch event hotel. Or, you’re dying to get away from it all and a weekend of golf or wine tasting or spa treatments sounds perfect.

Second Star Travel 470-222-5002

The answer to all of those challenges is right here with one of Gwinnett’s permier hotels or travel experts. Gwinnett’s hospitality industry has grown a lot in recent years and there are even more lodging and event choices available, so maybe it’s time to investigate someplace new.

Amazing View Travel 770-616-0712

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AMONG THE BEST Advance Travel 770-923-4204

Condor Tours & Travel, Inc 770-339-9961

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Endeavors Travel 470-222-4423 Favorite Place Travel 404-409-4174

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INSURANCE ONE GLANCE AT THE TV and you’ll likely see a commercial vividly reminding us that crazy things in life happen and it pays to be covered. Good insurance can be one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make. Whether you’re protecting your car… and those new teen drivers. Or safeguarding the people and possessions under your roof. Or making sure than when it comes to healthcare, it’s all covered. In every case, working with the right insurance agent or firm is vital. It’s important and it can sound complicated, but Gwinnett has a robust community of local insurance professionals who can explain your options and help you make the right decisions toward coverage that will put your mind at ease in a very uncertain world.

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AGENCIES FOR CAR INSURANCE: THE BEST InsuranceHub 770-497-1200 Richard S Young Country Financial 770-867-6562 Talbert Insurance Services 770-497-9400 The Dovin Agency 770-932-6272 AMONG THE BEST Burnette Insurance Agency 770-339-8888 Nicholas Greene Agency/ Farmers Insurance 678-974-3252

Sutter McLellan & Gilbreath, Incorporated 770-246-8300

BonaFide Insurance Services, LLC 770-510-6999

The Ephraim Group Inc 770-676-6688

Sutter McLellan & Gilbreath, Incorporated 770-246-8300

AGENCIES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE: THE BEST American Family Protectors 678-546-6813 Burnette Insurance Agency 770-339-8888 E2E Benefits Services 770-736-9190 AMONG THE BEST Affordable Medicare Solutions 770-945-5261

AGENCIES FOR HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE: THE BEST InsuranceHub 770-497-1200

The Dovin Agency 770-932-6272 AMONG THE BEST Burnette Insurance Agency 770-339-8888 InsurancePM 470-601-7283 Nicholas Greene Agency/ Farmers Insurance 678-974-3252 The Ephraim Group Inc 770-676-6688

Richard S Young Country Financial 770-867-6562 Talbert Insurance Services 770-497-9400

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INSURANCE AGENCIES: THE BEST American Family Insurance Hugo Zamora Agency 678-745-9444 Brand and Britt Insurance Agency 770-963-6427

The Whitlock Group 678-906-2008 Tom Houlihan State Farm Insurance Agency 678-541-2015

Coakley Financial Group 678-620-3636

AMONG THE BEST Blake Dalton State Farm 770-614-8090

InsuranceHub 770-497-1200

Burnette Insurance Agency 770-339-8888

Insurors Associates Southeast 770-972-0012

Concierge Insurance Group 678-822-0950

Richard S Young Country Financial 770-867-6562

Cowart Insurance Agency 770-339-0447

Talbert Insurance Services 770-497-9400

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The Dovin Agency 770-932-6272

E2E Benefits Services 770-736-9190


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Harrington Insurance 770-447-5696

Farmers Insurance- Gena Trust 770-864-5134

Nicholas Greene Agency/ Farmers Insurance 678-974-3252

Foster & Witmer 770-717-7380

Sandstone Insurance Partners LLC 678-775-6740 Sutter McLellan & Gilbreath, Incorporated 770-246-8300

Garrison Insurance Group 770-985-1197 Insurance Network Group 470-705-0238 Zumach Insurance Agency 678-889-5496

The Ephraim Group Inc 770-676-6688 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Bornelus Agency, Inc 800-376-8967 Brian Maloney State Farm Insurance Agent 770-945-8989

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GET ORDER IN THE COURT! PG. 181

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LEGAL SERVICES THERE ARE TIMES WHEN YOU NEED A GOOD LAWYER AT YOUR SIDE. You’ll need one in the best of times – buying a house, starting a business, or taking steps to safeguard your children. A good legal mind can also be essential to your future plans in areas like tax law or estate planning. Of course, in life’s challenging times, when you’re a victim or have been harmed, your first call should be to an attorney. No doubt, legal pros play an instrumental role in many aspects of our lives. There are thousands of legal offices and lawyers in Gwinnett, so having our Best of Gwinnett list can be a great tool to assist you in making the right decision. You’ll find experts in virtually every aspect of the law with practices in specialized fields. Solo attorneys, small partnerships and large firms – there’s a legal fit for everyone. Find yours here.

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BANKRUPTCY ADVISORS: THE BEST David M Wittenberg 404-935-3250 Kenneth A. Parker, PC. 404-378-0600 Law Office of J. Michael Levengood, LLC 678-765-1745 AMONG THE BEST All Things Legal 770-900-2006 George R. Belche, Attorney At Law LLC 770-963-3117 Tuggle Law 770-702-0625

BUSINESS LAW ADVISORS: THE BEST Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. 770-822-0900 Bexley & DeLoach,LLC 770-689-6006 McMichael & Gray, PC 770-776-9880 The Smith Willis Firm LTD Co 770-239-1744 AMONG THE BEST Cuadra & Patel LLC 404-373-6336 Jeyaram & Associates 678-325-3872

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McGahren Law Firm LLC 770-729-1795

Daniels & Taylor, P.C. 770-962-4070

Wood & Bembry LLC 770-963-7706

K.L. Jackson Law LLC 770-559-9917

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Ehrenclou & Grover LLC 404-228-5335

Law Office of Adam D. Brown, LLC 404-883-8893

Kenney & Medina, P.C. 770-564-1600

Law Office of Dawn H. Taylor, LLC 770-910-9969

CRIMINAL DEFENSE FIRMS:

Phyllis Miller, P.C. 770-963-1799

THE BEST A Salmon Firm, LLC 770-559-4935

Tyler Law Firm, LLC 678-869-5101

Chandler, Britt & Jay, LLC 770-271-2991 Crawford and Boyle, LLC 770-874-2850

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LEGAL SERVICES

Christine A. Koehler, Attorney at Law 770-513-0113 Cuadra & Patel LLC 404-373-6336 Larry H. Tatum, P.C. 770-979-2199 Law Offices of Robert L. Booker 678-646-0432 Lawrence Lewis PC 678-407-9300 The Law Firm of Christopher T. Adams, P.C. 770-822-9991 OTHERS WORTH NOTING George Kimel, Esq. 404-317-7711

EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW FIRMS: THE BEST David B. Groff, P.C. 770-736-0000 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. 404-881-1300 SMITH LAW, LLC 678-889-5191 AMONG THE BEST Kenneth M Sissel Attorney 404-325-1244 Speed, Seta, Martin & Trivett, LLC 770-822-2911 The Reddy Law Firm, P.C. 678-629-3246

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ESTATE PLANNING LAW FIRMS: THE BEST Bexley & DeLoach,LLC 770-689-6006 Emert Law Firm, LLC 678-926-9284 Hughes & Associates, PC 770-469-8887 Peach State Wills & Trusts | The Beck Law Firm, LLC 678-344-5342 Powell & Edwards, Attorneys at Law P.C. 770-962-0100 SmithTaire Legal, LLC 678-253-8133 The Smith Willis Firm LTD Co 770-239-1744 AMONG THE BEST Garner and Still, Attorneys At Law 770-963-0534 Hanea Law Firm LLC 678-615-8529 Jeyaram & Associates 678-325-3872

FAMILY LAW FIRMS: THE BEST Angela M Kinley PC 404-784-7186 Bexley & DeLoach,LLC 770-689-6006 Chandler, Britt & Jay, LLC 770-271-2991 Crawford and Boyle, LLC 770-874-2850 Jeffrey B. Hicks, PC 678-985-1000 Law Office of Dawn H. Taylor, LLC 770-910-9969 Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C. 770-963-1105 Oxendine Law, LLC 770-497-8688 Spooner & Associates PC 678-714-1131 The Manely Firm 770-421-0808 Warner Bates 770-951-2700

Kenney & Medina, P.C. 770-564-1600

AMONG THE BEST Daniels & Taylor, P.C. 770-962-4070

Law Office of Glenn M. Wall 770-932-4935

Edwards Family Law 770-854-0777

Law Office of J. Michael Levengood, LLC 678-765-1745

Miriam Arnold-Johnson, PC 404-692-6274

The Law Office of Keith R. Miles, LLC 770-817-7636

Phyllis Miller, P.C. 770-963-1799 The Dunn Matthews Law Firm 770-686-3092 The Ward Law Firm, PA 770-383-1973 Tyler Moore Law, LLC 678-753-4529

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LEGAL SERVICES

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Attorney Sharon Jackson, LLC 678-909-4100 G. Cooper & Associates, P.C. 770-441-5558 The Scanlin Law Firm, P.C. 678-377-3889 Zankov Law LLC 770-299-3111

FULL SERVICE LAW FIRMS: THE BEST A Salmon Firm, LLC 770-559-4935 Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. 770-822-0900 Chandler, Britt & Jay, LLC 770-271-2991

Law Office of Derek M. Hays 678-225-0970 Mahaffey Pickens Tucker, LLP 770-232-0000 Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C. 770-963-1105 McGarity & Efstration, LLC 770-932-8477 McKenzie Law Associates, P.C. 770-476-9793 O'Kelley & Sorohan, Attorneys At Law, LLC 770-497-1880 Spooner & Associates PC 678-714-1131 The Smith Willis Firm LTD Co 770-239-1744

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AMONG THE BEST Daniels & Taylor, P.C. 770-962-4070 Golan Law Office 770-409-7922 Hudson Legal, LLC 678-825-4525 J J LAW FIRM GROUP 770-622-1211 Larry H. Tatum, P.C. 770-979-2199 McGahren Law Firm LLC 770-729-1795 McMichael & Gray, PC 770-776-9880 Powell & Edwards, Attorneys at Law P.C. 770-962-0100

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The Kirk Law Firm PC 678-208-3366

IMMIGRATION LAW FIRMS:

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW FIRMS:

The Law Offices of Lynn H. Sturges 678-528-9470

THE BEST A Salmon Firm, LLC 770-559-4935

Thompson, O'Brien, Kemp & Nasuti, P.C. 770-925-0111

Access to Law Foundation 770-685-1499

THE BEST Grell & Watson Patent Attorneys LLC 678-202-5990

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Parker Law Firm 770-246-1331 The Scanlin Law Firm, P.C. 678-377-3889

Nguyen & Pham, LLC 770-685-7561 AMONG THE BEST Cuadra & Patel LLC 404-373-6336 Hanea Law Firm LLC 678-615-8529 Immigration & Injury Law 678-888-2222

Holmes@Law 404-941-5770 Rois Mendez, LLC 678-691-3232


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How it Works Our Best of Gwinnett® winners and nominees are chosen by a combination of readers’ votes and editors’ input. The process starts with a nomination on the Best of Gwinnett® website with voting open throughout the year. Reader selections are vetted thru several ranking sites, Better Business Bureau complaint reports, and voting pattern analysis reports before we approve our Best of Gwinnett®, Among the Best and Others Worth Noting winners. We name winners in 20 broad business and community sectors. Within each specific category, the number of organizations named as Best, Among the Best or Others Worth Noting will vary, depending on the size of the business sector.

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MEDIATION SERVICES:

NON-PROFIT LAW FIRMS:

THE BEST Capital City Mediations, LLC 770-282-7750

THE BEST Access to Law Foundation 770-685-1499

Zankov Law LLC 770-299-3111

NOTARIES:

AMONG THE BEST Klob Legal, LLC 770-325-1736

THE BEST Noble Mobile Notary Services 770-256-5725

Hughes & Associates, PC 770-469-8887

PERSONAL INJURY FIRMS: THE BEST Brauns Law 678-647-1314 Cain Injury Law 678-377-2246

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Gary Martin Hays & Associates 770-934-8000 Georgia Trial Attorneys at Kirchen & Grant, LLC 678-667-8965 Law Office of Derek M. Hays 678-225-0970 Law Office of Hung Q. Nguyen & Associates, LLC d/b/a 770-GOOD-LAW 678-520-1052 McGahren Law Firm LLC 770-729-1795 NGUYEN & PHAM, LLC 770-685-7561 Spooner & Associates PC 678-714-1131

The Law Offices of R. Michael Coker, LLC 678-935-6000 AMONG THE BEST Bader Scott Injury Lawyers 678-218-3790 Ehrenclou & Grover LLC 404-228-5335 Hong & Sessions Law, LLC 678-691-3305 Joshi & Patel, LLC 404-969-1212 Kenney & Medina, P.C. 770-564-1600 Phyllis Miller, P.C. 770-963-1799


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Smith Law, LLC 678-889-5191

REAL ESTATE LAW FIRMS:

Spaulding Injury Law 678-541-8841

THE BEST Kham Law, LLC 678-999-4252

Staley & Tomlinson 770-271-0300

McMichael & Gray, PC 770-776-9880

The Edmonson Law Firm 678-271-9111

Nguyen & Pham, LLC 770-685-7561

PRIVATE INVESTIGATION FIRMS:

O'Kelley & Sorohan, Attorneys At Law, LLC 770-497-1880

THE BEST Savy Investigations & Security, Inc. 678-466-0448

Powell & Edwards, Attorneys at Law P.C. 770-962-0100 RCP Law Firm 678-862-0810

AMONG THE BEST Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. 770-822-0900 H. Carson Smith, IV PC 770-945-9755 Jodie E Rosser LLC 678-225-4610 Law Offices of David M. Lawler 770-904-5115 Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC 678-389-9827

TAX LAW FIRMS: THE BEST James C. Morris, Jr., P.C. 770-932-5242 Law Offices of Gregory C. Okwuosah, LLC. 770-962-7201 The Law Office of Keith R. Miles, LLC 770-817-7636

Parkway Law Group LLC 404-719-5155 OTHERS WORTH NOTING C. Jeffery Pruitt Jr. P.C. 770-271-0007 Smith Law, LLC 678-889-5191

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PETS & ANIMALS PETS ARE PEOPLE, TOO. There, we said it. And we know you agree with us. We treat our furry friends like family. We pamper them, groom them, and when needed, we get them to a vet who cares as much about animals as we do. Our pets give us unconditional love, so why not provide the best for them? We love our furred, feathered and scaly friends and so do our Best of Gwinnett pet and animals experts. Need to board your dog for the weekend? Want a groomer that has magic hands? Are you running low on your supply of squeaky toys and big bags of food? Or are you looking to add to your family? Consult this list and you’ll know you’re in good hands.

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PETS & ANIMALS

ANIMAL HOSPITALS & VETERINARIAN PRACTICES: THE BEST Apalachee River Animal Hospital 678-376-0503 Beaver Crossing Animal Hosp 770-921-4981 Duluth Animal Hospital 770-476-3317

ANIMAL RESCUE & SHELTERS:

Pet Staycations, LLC 678-953-4883

Beaver Crossing Animal Hosp 770-921-4981

THE BEST Angels Among Us Pet Rescue, Inc. 877-404-5874

AMONG THE BEST Best Friends Pet Care 678-560-0880

Camp Bow Wow Lawrenceville GA 770-995-3500

Hamilton Plaza Animal Hospital 770-558-8800

Dog Grooming of Dacula 770-682-3007

Happy Tails Pet Grooming & Boarding 404-587-2424

My Cute Pawz Pet Salon 678-985-1545

Canine Pet Rescue 855-435-7473 Catrangers 770-831-5513

Hamilton Mill Animal Hospital 770-932-1616

AMONG THE BEST Furkids 678-624-1003

Hamilton Plaza Animal Hospital 770-558-8800

Gwinnett Humane Society 770-798-7711

Russell Ridge Animal Hospital 678-407-0700

Planned PEThood of Georgia 678-561-3491

PET GROOMING SERVICES:

PET BOARDERS & SITTERS:

THE BEST Apalachee River Animal Hospital 678-376-0503

Sugar Hill Animal Hospital 770-271-7777 Tiger Tails Animal Hospital 770-817-9565 AMONG THE BEST Crossroads Animal Clinic 770-614-4000

Camp Bow Wow Lawrenceville GA 770-995-3500

Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital 770-614-1919

Canine Cuddle Care Pet Sitting 678-862-2245

Moon Mobile Veterinary Services 678-794-3057

Funnybones for Dogs 770-925-9030

Pleasant Hill Animal Hospital 770-476-9339

Tiger Tails Animal Hospital 770-817-9565

Shampooch Palace 770-513-0103 AMONG THE BEST Hamilton Plaza Animal Hospital 770-558-8800 Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital 770-614-1919

PET STORES: THE BEST Hollywood Feed 770-802-5216 PetSmart 770-995-2449 Puppy Pantry 678-804-9583 AMONG THE BEST Reigning Reptiles 678-765-2445 Three Dog Bakery 470-246-5798

THE BEST Apalachee River Animal Hospital 678-376-0503

Gwinnett Animal Clinic 770-963-6903

Old Peachtree Animal Clinic 770-545-8077

Reigning Cats & Dogs 770-232-3035

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Dirty Paws Pet Spa of Dacula 678-671-3895

Good Dog! Coaching & Pet Care 404-422-9832 Hamilton Mill Animal Hospital 770-932-1616

Summit Chase Animal Hospital 770-554-9060

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REAL ESTATE LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. It’s the rule in real estate. That’s good for us because there’s no better location than the county we love. These real estate professionals not only feel the same way, but also they are well-equipped to get you into a home that’s just right for you. There’s a lot to consider before making the biggest purchase of your life. How are the schools? What’s the drive time to work? How big a house do you want? Maybe you’re a young couple looking to rent, a savvy investor looking to sell, or a seasoned citizen in search of all the amenities a great senior living complex can provide. Whatever your needs, our Best of Gwinnett real estate experts will walk you through the complex web of details and get you into the place you’ll love to call home.

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APARTMENT COMMUNITIES: THE BEST 50 Stoneview Apartments 678-293-9094

AMONG THE BEST Alta Sugarloaf Apartments 833-797-9479 Arbor Mill Apartments 770-285-1696

Cortland Peachtree Corners 423-482-9207

Cortland Sugarloaf 770-822-5900

Grayson Park Estates 678-985-1955

District at Duluth 770-407-4018

Hallmark Plantation Ridge 678-482-9800

Overlook At Gwinnett Stadium 770-962-4533

Reserve at Sugarloaf 678-475-1005

Siena Suwanee 678-821-9797

Solis Suwanee 678-821-9797

The Views At Coolray 404-596-8118

Sugarloaf Walk Apartments 404-762-9255

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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FIRMS:

College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving 770-796-3493

THE BEST Brand Properties 770-277-8435

Hilldrup 844-877-3438

HOME APPRAISALS: THE BEST A+ Real Estate Appraisals 770-277-5981

C.C. Associated Movers 844-335-5893

DS Murphy & Associates 678-584-5900

Georgia Pack and Load 770-458-2510

AMONG THE BEST Appraisals By Michael 404-955-9997

OTHERS WORTH NOTING TakeAway Movers 678-606-9050

HOME INSPECTION SERVICES:

REAL ESTATE AGENTS & TEAMS:

THE BEST Inspection Wizards LLC 678-770-4079

THE BEST Anne Sepko Realty Group 770-231-2442

Sure Thing Inspections 770-995-6305

Bonds Realty Group 678-269-1100

Tip Top Home Inspectors 770-324-6349

Excalibur Homes 678-825-0500

AMONG THE BEST AmeriSpec Inspection Services 770-935-4990

Judy Wittenberg - Berkshire Hathaway Home Services 404-402-6798

Atlanta Property Inspections 770-932-8634

Magnolia + Main 404-406-8412

Attic To Foundation 770-601-6799

Melissa Buchanan RE/MAX Center 770-309-6393

OTHERS WORTH NOTING Anchor-Safe Home Inspections, LLC 770-318-7135

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AMONG THE BEST All My Sons Moving & Storage Atlanta 404-800-6070

RE/MAX Legends SellsMooreTeam 678-730-7200

MOVING COMPANIES:

Susan Kliesen RE/MAX Center 404-510-1988

THE BEST Atlanta Peach Movers 770-447-5121

The Adler Group Real Estate Team 770-676-8999


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The DeRogatis Team 678-597-5826

Farkas Real Estate Group 678-442-1509

The FamilyHomesGa Team 404-439-1031

Helen Nguyen, REALTOR 678-995-2526

The Ursula Group 678-300-6141

Josh Mendoza Virtual Properties Realty 678-852-5881

AMONG THE BEST All Aces Realty Group Keller Williams Realty 678-468-4500 Dutton & Associates LLC 770-596-0713 Elizabeth Henriquez Real Estate Group 770-906-1162 Emerald Homes 770-822-6040 Jody Davis - Remax Center 678-346-5651 Katie McWhorter Real Estate 404-259-9669 Lisa Harris, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist RE/MAX Center 404-307-9898 Mary Floyd - Compass 404-312-3837 Merritt Griffin Team Keller Williams 770-569-3647 The Bradleys Realty Team 678-914-7233 The Nettesheim Group 678-779-1944 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Bobbie Kern - Keller Williams 404-304-8373 Executive Home Sales The Terri Hayes Team 770-374-7900

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Kenia Meeks Realty 404-883-1072 Kimble Real Estate 678-598-1329 Kristy Reed Realty Team 678-698-1540 Matt Hermes-Keller Williams 678-775-2600 Port Kaufman Chapman Hall Realty 770-364-0436 Premier Homes By Angela 678-412-0373 Susan Craig, REALTOR 404-429-4570 The Bailey Team Real Estate 404-862-8244

REAL ESTATE BROKERAGES: THE BEST Atlanta Home Connections 678-546-7387 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties 770-814-2300 Brand Properties 770-277-8435


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GT Realty, Inc 404-442-8826

SENIOR & ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITIES:

PalmerHouse Properties 404-876-4901

THE BEST Arbor Terrace 770-999-0421

Peggy Slappey Properties 770-271-5555 Point Honors and Associates, Realtors 678-869-5130

Cottages at Noble Village 770-224-0044 Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett 770-923-3100

RE/MAX Legends 770-963-5181

Village Park Peachtree Corners 770-416-0502

Real Estate Expert Advisors 770-378-3161

Killian Hill Personal Care Home 678-615-2934

Windsor Realty of Atlanta 678-395-6700

The Mansions at Gwinnett Park Assisted Living & Memory Care 770-901-2477

Winfield Realty Group, Inc. 678-430-3600 AMONG THE BEST David Realty Partners 770-904-2389 Debbie Condon - Palmerhouse Properties & Assoc. 678-776-0461

AMONG THE BEST Dogwood Forest 678-496-2319 Garden Plaza at Lawrenceville 770-236-8333 Heartis Suwanee 770-614-6601

Global Realty Resource Corp 888-582-2232

Oaks At Braselton 770-965-7003

LaGrone International Realty 404-348-4226

Parc At Duluth 770-622-6880

Living Stone Properties 770-277-9978

The Retreat at Buford 678-941-9900

Patti Martinez & Associates 678-772-2979 Peach State Realty 678-665-1266 RE/MAX Regency 678-318-7900

SPECIALTY REAL ESTATE SERVICES: THE BEST GW & Associates 678-407-6307

Shawn Buchan Realty Group 678-661-1459 Virtual Properties Realty 770-495-5050

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SHOPPING & SERVICES WE DO LOVE TO SHOP, DON’T WE? Whether we’re indulging in some much needed retail therapy or deciding who’s the best choice to create our next floral masterpiece, our Gwinnett merchants and service providers are top notch. In our community, we have all the options – traditional malls, thriving open-air shopping destinations, charming city centers, and vibrant shopping centers with both national and local merchants. Furniture stores for your home, office supplies for your business. Shoes for your feet, books for your mind. Electronics to make life a breeze, sporting equipment to ensure you achieve. You’ll find the best of it all right here!

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ANTIQUE STORES: THE BEST Ally's Attic 770-985-1911 Antique Traditions 770-263-7761 Unique Treasures Flea Market & Antiques 770-267-4904 AMONG THE BEST Countryside Antiques 706-824-7204 Five Forks Antique Mall 770-717-7236 Mr. Clock 404-479-2424

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AUDIO/VISUAL EQUIPMENT:

Books-A-Million 678-847-5115

THE BEST Jireh Music and More 770-338-0999

AMONG THE BEST Liberty Books 770-945-9288

Peachstate Audio 770-945-1028 AMONG THE BEST Music Go Round 770-931-9190 OAP Audio Products 770-945-1033

BOOKSTORES: THE BEST Barnes and Noble Book Seller, Webb Ginn 770-979-0138

House of Boykin Consignments and Fine Furnishings 770-568-2298

CLOTHING & SHOE STORES:

Southern Lace Boutique 678-773-3440

THE BEST Back By Popular Demand 770-923-2968

Read It Again 770-232-9331

Status Home Design 470-991-0110

Big Peach Running Co 678-869-5012

BOUTIQUES:

The Dawg House at North Gwinnett High School 678-482-1025

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse 770-263-9224

THE BEST Antique Traditions 770-263-7761

Velvet Bleu 770-380-2430

Further Down the Rabbit Hole Boutique 770-831-5040

AMONG THE BEST Parsons Gifts & Boutique 770-271-7735

rusted fence 678-765-0610

Soje Emporium 678-878-3238

Kid to Kid 678-541-0222 The Foot Traveler Shoe Co 770-945-3777 AMONG THE BEST Bella Blue 678-765-8820


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SHOPPING & SERVICES

Panache Consignment Boutique 770-945-5227

CLOTHING & SHOE STORES: CONSIGNMENT SHOPS: THE BEST Back By Popular Demand 770-923-2968 Serendipity Consignment 770-904-5006 AMONG THE BEST Kidsignments 678-548-3480 Panache Consignment Boutique 770-945-5227

CRAFT & HOBBY STORES: THE BEST Eco-Friendly Crafts 770-910-7274 Hobby Lobby 678-546-9139

Dacula Cleaners 678-407-0949 Express Cleaners 770-623-6977 AMONG THE BEST Executive Clothing Care 770-476-8455

AMONG THE BEST Best Buy 770-614-0533 CPR Cellphone Repair - Duluth 678-691-8787

AMONG THE BEST Abby's at The Cottage 770-614-1347

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Bloom With Jenna 770-972-3030

AMONG THE BEST JOANN 770-623-1976

White Collar Cleaners 678-622-7339

THE BEST AWS Floral Design 678-231-9701

Michael's 770-497-8892

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Huff's Flowers 770-963-2005

DRY CLEANERS: THE BEST Crystal Blue Dry Cleaners 678-206-2006

THE BEST Apple Mall of Georgia 678-288-3400 Micro Center-Duluth 770-689-2540

Tropical Roses 678-437-2252

Lovin Florist 770-843-9013 Main Street Blooms 404-630-2155 Suwanee Towne Florist 678-378-0162

FUNERAL HOMES: THE BEST Advantage Funeral Home and Cremation Service 770-923-2940 Eternal Hills 770-972-3155 Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory 770-932-1133

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Tim Stewart Funeral Home 770-962-3100 Wages & Sons Funeral Homes 678-500-8007 AMONG THE BEST Crowell Funeral Home 770-448-5757

AMONG THE BEST Antique Traditions 770-263-7761

rusted fence 678-765-0610

Value Village Thrift Store 770-840-7283

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Randy's Nursery 770-822-0676 AMONG THE BEST Growers Outlet 770-466-0119

Publix 770-813-7465

The Family Tree Garden Center 770-972-2470

Georgia Furniture Mart 404-590-3854

AMONG THE BEST Sprouts Farmers Market 678-690-1243

HOME IMPROVEMENT STORES:

Status Home Design 470-991-0110

Whole Foods 678-514-2400

THE BEST BOVA Contemporary Furniture 770-242-6666

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Brownlee's Furniture 770-963-6435

THE BEST Church Ladies Furniture Consignment 770-476-4008

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THE BEST Northside Garden Center 770-932-1244

Kroger 770-237-2531

Little-Davenport Funeral Home 770-534-5201

House of Boykin Consignments and Fine Furnishings 770-568-2298

THE BEST Aldi 855-955-2534

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AMONG THE BEST Buford Furniture Gallery 770-945-5727

THE BEST Georgia Lighting 770-288-0650 Howard's True Value 678-450-0500

S&S Ace Hardware 770-932-1458 AMONG THE BEST Ace Hardware Lawrenceville 678-344-1555 Holcomb Bridge Ace Hardware 770-448-3390

JEWELRY STORES: THE BEST Alexander's of Atlanta Fine Diamonds 404-634-3197 Dynasty Jewelry and Loan 770-300-0099 Grayson Jewelers 770-559-1698


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Guven Fine Jewelry 678-546-9099

Sleep Number 678-534-3590

Tara Fine Jewelry Co. 770-932-0119

AMONG THE BEST Americas Mattress 770-945-2014

Van Adams Jewelers 770-982-2950 AMONG THE BEST Anna Balkan 678-527-1180 Barron's Fine Jewelry 770-736-8883 Jazmin Jewelry 770-921-0809

MATTRESS STORES: THE BEST Brownlee's Furniture 770-963-6435

Mattress Liquidators 770-813-0504

MUSIC RETAILERS: THE BEST Depot Records 678-982-4353 PianoWorks, Inc. 770-623-0683 Town Center Music 770-831-7936

AMONG THE BEST All Star Music 770-554-6480 Jireh Music and More 770-338-0999

OFFICE FURNISHING & DESIGN FIRMS: THE BEST BOVA Contemporary Furniture 770-242-6666 Office Creations 678-714-7474 AMONG THE BEST Atlanta Office Furniture 770-734-9100 Office Pro's 770-287-7767

OFFICE SUPPLIES: THE BEST Perimeter Office Products Inc 770-923-0932

PAWN SHOPS: THE BEST Buy Sell & Trade Depot 678-878-3330 Dynasty Jewelry and Loan 770-300-0099 Gold Buyers of Buford 404-395-4042

PRINTING & SIGNAGE SERVICES: THE BEST Atlanta AdGraphics LLC 770-497-9460

Instant Imprints-Lawrenceville 678-518-5408 Signarama Buford& Duluth 770-831-9660 AMONG THE BEST Atlantic Sign & Graphics, Inc. 770-614-6613 Lee's Signs 770-729-0069

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZERS: THE BEST Organized Chick 678-697-9609 The Organized Approach 678-908-6484

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The Style Educator 203-936-8864 AMONG THE BEST Center Stage Redesign 404-667-6205

The Suburban Stitch 404-556-2256

Feel Better Atlanta 770-271-5510

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PROMOTIONAL ITEMS AND EMBROIDERS:

THE BEST Snellville Shoe Repair 770-972-5502

THE BEST Action Awards 770-972-3680 Instant Imprints-Lawrenceville 678-518-5408 On Point Embroidery 770-513-0375

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AMONG THE BEST Absolutely Specialties 770-736-1609

SHOPPING MALLS: THE BEST Shops Old Towne Suwanee 770-977-1071 The Forum on Peachtree Parkway 770-368-8811


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The Shoppes At Webb Gin 770-978-5692 AMONG THE BEST Mall of Georgia 678-482-8788 The Global Mall 770-416-1111

SPECIALTY FOOD & DRINK RETAILERS: THE BEST Edible Arrangements (Buford Location) 770-691-3400 Vom Fass & Violas' 770-299-1795 AMONG THE BEST Peachtree Growler Co. 770-686-7925

Taste of Britain 770-242-8585

SPECIALTY MERCHANDISE RETAILERS: THE BEST Playing with Fire BBQ Emporium 470-439-7969 Wicks & S*** Candle Co 404-374-1172 Your CBD Store Lawrenceville 770-299-1275 AMONG THE BEST rusted fence 678-765-0610 The Butterfly Candle Company 844-288-8359

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SPECIALTY SERVICE RETAILERS:

Cartridge World Lawrenceville 770-995-4465

Shuma Sports 770-545-8337

THE BEST Cachet Corporate Gift Services 678-438-4486

Sosebee Auto Supply 770-963-2408

AMONG THE BEST Classic City Running 770-945-6815

Elite Sports Georgia 770-622-7900 AMONG THE BEST Cutting Edge Precision 404-784-2718

Thompson's Tree Farm 770-513-2552

Snellville Florist 770-972-2640

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THE BEST Academy Sports 770-736-4009

THE BEST ACityDiscount Restaurant Equipment 404-752-6715

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AMONG THE BEST AA Abner Supply Inc 678-319-4300

Elite Sports Georgia 770-622-7900

AMONG THE BEST Dora Baker's Bridal Alterations 678-887-0096 Hong's Custom Tailor 404-996-6255

REI 770-831-0676

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THE BEST Video Game Trader 770-271-0112

THE BEST Alterations By Linda 770-979-9086 Express Cleaners 770-623-6977 K&S Tailor & Shoe Repair 770-476-9419

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PLAY BALL! PG. 222

THE BEST OF

SPORTS & RECREATION GWINNETTIANS ARE ACTIVE FOLKS! And why not? Our county is home to a network of nationally recognized county parks just right outside our door. We can hike Stone Mountain, ride a bike through the greenway in Suwanee, or tube down the Chatahoochee. Bowling, golfing, skating, running, tennis. There is no shortage of options when it comes to getting your heart rate up. Not only is it fun, it’s good for you! If you’re inclined to take it indoors, we have gyms, trainers, group exercise classes, boot camps galore and martial arts, too. Plus, camping and glampling! Whatever moves you or gets you moving, we’ve got it in Gwinnett!

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BOAT STORES, REPAIRS AND SERVICE: THE BEST Bass Pro Shops Boating Center 678-847-5500 CG Marine Inc. 678-546-4666 Overboard Designs 678-714-7122 AMONG THE BEST MarineMax Buford 770-614-6968 Singleton Marine 770-831-8898

GOLF COURSES: THE BEST Chateau Elan Golf Club 678-425-6050 Collins Hill Golf Club 770-822-5400 Sugar Hill Golf Club 770-271-0519 TPC Sugarlaof 770-418-1113 AMONG THE BEST Berkeley Hills Country Club 770-448-8353 Country Club of Gwinnett 770-680-4440 Summit Chase Country Club 770-979-9000

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GUN STORE & SHOOTING RANGES: THE BEST Bulls Eye Indoor Range & Gun 770-963-6556 Georgia Gun Club LLC 678-620-3008 Ryan's Gun Shop 678-878-4443 AMONG THE BEST Dead Center Range 770-614-0562 Mainstreet Guns & Range 770-923-9810

HEALTH CLUBS & PERSONAL TRAINER STUDIOS: THE BEST 9Round Fitness Lawrenceville, GA 678-235-5949 Alloy Personal Training for Women 678-926-3897

Orangetheory Fitness 770-450-1234 Physique Refinements LLC 678-765-2413 Spice Pole & Aerial Fitness 770-744-0479 Sugar Hill Fit Body Boot Camp 678-744-5532

Buford Fit Body 770-547-9501

AMONG THE BEST Atlanta Skillz 770-861-5425

CrossFit JagLion 678-373-1135

Buford Family Fitness 770-945-6955

Fitness 621 "Live Everyday Fit" 678-350-6110

Crux Fitness 678-765-2630

Next Level Fitcamp - Dacula 404-710-0069

Fit2Fly LLC 404-213-3132


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Muscle City Barbell Buford 678-926-3277

Lazy Days at Holiday Marina 770-945-1991

Legacy MMA Club 678-541-5254

Pure Barre Hamilton Mill 770-889-0735

AMONG THE BEST Friendship Boat & RV Storage of Lake Lanier 770-271-2799

Straight Blast Gym Buford 770-277-8741

THE BEST Adrenaline Climbing 770-271-1390

Team Mongoose BJJ 678-878-3380

Fairhope Stables 770-813-1287

AMONG THE BEST All Star Karate 770-696-9941

Interactive Neighborhood for Kids 770-536-1900

Boston Tae Kwon Do LLC 678-804-9349

Main Event 770-945-7111

Charles Minter Karate 770-985-0050

SSAirsoft 678-714-6001

Creighton Mixed Martial Arts Academy 770-271-5292

Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center 678-965-5707

Savage Personal Training Studio 678-618-9672 OTHERS WORTH NOTING Twirl`n Shape Pole Fitness 678-531-8732

MARINAS & RV STORAGE FACILITIES: THE BEST CG Marine Inc. 678-546-4666 Holiday Marina On Lake Lanier 770-945-0857

Gwinnett Marine 770-932-2544

MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING FACILITIES: THE BEST Atlanta Skillz 770-861-5425 Karate Atlanta Hamilton Mill 770-932-9023 Krav Pro 678-460-6242

Treetop Quest 404-277-6113

AMONG THE BEST Airsoft Atlanta 770-449-9991 Atlanta Recreation 770-676-0435 Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center 770-237-5647 Impossible Escape Loganville 770-599-7295

RV STORES, REPAIRS AND SERVICE: THE BEST Deitz Mobile RV Services 770-601-0087 Lightnin Rv Rentals 770-963-9889

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AMONG THE BEST Maxie Price Rv 770-554-2000 Southland RV 770-717-2890

Buford Elite Sports Training 678-294-2701 Gwinnett Baseball Academy 770-696-8980

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Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation 770-822-8840

THE BEST Performance Race Services 770-377-7763

i9 Sports of North & Central Gwinnett County 678-472-2142

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AMONG THE BEST Creekside Sports Center 770-466-7177

THE BEST All-In Futbol Club 770-335-1341

Gwinnett Aquatics 678-902-6856

Atlanta Jayhawks Cheerleading 770-418-9550

YOGA & PILATES STUDIOS:

Buford Elite Sports Training 678-294-2701

THE BEST Chattahoochee Yoga + Pilates 678-805-7860

Buford Fit Body 770-547-9501 CrossFit JagLion 678-373-1135 Gwinnett Baseball Academy 770-696-8980 AMONG THE BEST Allstar Titans Cheerleading & Tumbling 678-765-7898

Duluth Yoga 470-719-9131 Invigorate Life LLC 678-390-3279 Performance Power Yoga 678-861-4374 Studio 87 Yoga 770-841-9086

DASH Performance 770-624-9012

AMONG THE BEST Bodies In Motion Yoga 770-712-0147

Gwinnett Aquatics 678-902-6856

Wyld Roots Yoga & Wellness 678-561-5346

Metro Gymnastics 770-831-1520

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IT’S NOT A WEDDING WITHOUT FLOWERS PG. 224

THE BEST OF

WEDDINGS & EVENTS SHE SAID YES! LET THE PLANS BEGIN… You’ll need a dress, a tux, a florist, invitations, and a venue, just for starters. Luckily, we have some of the region’s best bridal shops, florists, caterers and photographers right here. You can handle all the planning, right? Maybe. Why not leave the heavy lifting to a professional event planner? Gwinnett has plenty of them, too. And not just for weddings. They can help with retirement parties, golden anniversaries, and shareholders meetings. When you want the event done right without the stress, our Best of Gwinnett experts know their way around special occasions and would love to show you how to make that special event one you’ll always remember.

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BRIDAL & FORMAL SHOPS:

AMONG THE BEST A Divine Event 770-587-9117

Fun2Hop & Slide Inflatables, LLC 470-655-1967

AMONG THE BEST Alegre Farm 770-339-3065

An Elegant Endeavor, Inc. 470-222-4423

McEachin Boys Moonwalks 770-277-5366

Ashton Gardens 678-714-3363

Formally Yours 770-923-5800

I Do Details Events 678-851-8819

Four Oaks Manor 770-614-7328

Girli Girl Prom and Pageant 770-831-8795

Shock & Awe Productions 678-549-1591

AMONG THE BEST Action Packed Parties 770-466-3437

AMONG THE BEST Affordable Bridal 770-932-9772

OTHERS WORTH NOTING J. Ladson Weddings 470-839-5933

David's Bridal 770-418-1030

The Chef & the Planner LLC 770-265-7734

THE BEST Charme Bridal & Prom 678-546-7880

Rsvp Prom and Pageant 770-995-4422

CONCERT & EVENT ENTERTAINERS: OTHERS WORTH NOTING Beat Box DJs 404-585-8524

MEETING & EVENT FACILITIES: THE BEST Four Oaks Manor 770-614-7328 The 1818 Club 770-232-1818

Black Tie Events 770-582-0525

Vecoma at the Yellow River 770-972-6540

EVENT PLANNERS & CATERERS:

AMONG THE BEST Buford Community Center 770-945-6762

THE BEST A MJ Production 678-866-5081 All Event Party Planners 678-794-2000

Letters In The Yard 770-527-4126 Miss Milly's Event Rental & Design 404-985-0591 Shock & Awe Productions 678-549-1591

WEDDING VENUES: THE BEST 550 Trackside 770-236-8003 Gwinnett Historic Courthouse 770-822-5450 The Payne Corley House 770-476-5366

Infinite Energy Center 770-813-7500

The Yancey House 770-277-4844

The Braselton Event Center 706-654-5405

TPC Sugarloaf 770-418-1113

Ready, Set, Cakes! 678-760-6517

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Weddings by Epic 404-625-4330

THE BEST A MJ Production 678-866-5081 Deja Vu Mirror Photo Booth LLC 708-954-7018 DJs On The Way, Inc. 678-235-4053

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Jumptastic Party & Event Rental 404-537-1805

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