Snellville Spirit Special Edition 2019

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All Business owners and entrepreneurs are welcome to join Snellville Tourism and Trade and the Greater Eastside SNELLVILLE Chamber of Commerce for some great networking at the new Hampton Inn & Suites in Snellville. Commerce Club SNELLVILLE Commerce Club

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First Tuesday of every month at Snellville City Hall If you want to be in the know and stay connected with what’s going on in Snellville, become a member of the Snellville Commerce Club which is the business arm of Snellville Tourism and Trade.

Tourism = Economic Development Feb. 5 - Commerce Club welcomes speaker Nick Masino, Senior Vice President of Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett at the Gwinnett Chamber • Monthly luncheon included with Classic or Premium Membership • Innovative and engaging guest speakers • Stay Connected! • Network with business leaders in the community • Great door prizes

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The Snellville Commerce Club is a philanthropic organization that gives away two $1,000 scholarships to FBLA and DECA students at Brookwood and South Gwinnett high schools in May. Applications are available online at www. 3

Special Edition 2019 - Volume 34 Snellville Spirit Magazine is produced by: Snellville Tourism & Trade Association

P.O. Box 669 • Snellville, GA 30078 Website:

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019! Thanks for all your support in 2018. Snellville Tourism and Trade is looking forward to an exciting new year of activities and fellowship. Hopefully we will not have a repeat of the rainy weather of the past year. During this past holiday season, I spent a lot of time reflecting on the friends that we lost in 2018 and how they helped shape what Snellville is today. I also gave thanks for all the friendships that I have made in Snellville during my life and how they have made an impact on me personally. We are blessed to live in a country with the freedoms and opportunities that are often overlooked in our oftencynical society. Life is precious and short. So, I challenge you in 2019 to find what and who is truly important in your life and make that your focus. Live, laugh and love! That is my New Year’s pledge. I hope to see you often in 2019.


President Don Britt Secretary Kathy Emanuel Treasurer Jamey Toney Board Member Regina Hart Board Member Billy Franklin Board Member Kurt Schulz Board Member Alice Snipes Board Member Kyle Emerson Executive Director Kelly McAloon City Council Barbara Bender - Mayor Pro Tem, Gretchen Schulz, Dave Emanuel, Cristy Lenski and Roger Marmol City Website: Magazine Design by Brian Arrington, Perry Cox and Kelly McAloon Magazine Cover Design by Perry Cox

Don Britt, President, Snellville Tourism and Trade

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Snellville Tourism and Trade Association’s mission is to promote business, tourism and events in the City of Snellville.

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Contributing Writers and Photographers: Kelly McAloon, Don Britt, Brian Arrington, Andrew Watson Photography, Gretchen Schulz and Perry Cox





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Business After Hours event and the Commerce Club.


Meet the first baby born in Snellville in 2019.


New from the city’s police and public works.



Good things are happening in Snellville.



Snellville’s success depends on its volunteers.



There’s plenty of activities at our parks and senior center.



Food donation contest winner crowned.



Pictures from the Tree Lighting and parade in November.



It was quite a season for Snellville’s Elf.



A list of events coming to Snellville in 2019.


The annual event is set for May 4 and 5.


When is the 124/78 intersection project set to end?


Where to eat in Snellville Feb. 14.


The Snellville Farmers’ Market is open during off season.






Happy New Year! Kimora Chizikora Abah, born at 4:45 AM, on Jan.1, 2019 was first baby born at Eastside Medical Center, Snellville. Congratulations!

Snellville Hampton Inn & Suites on Highway 124 is Open for Business! Call today to reserve your rooms.

Stay tuned with more exciting news coming throughout 2019. Be sure to pick up Snellville Spirit Magazine and keep informed!

The new Roundabout at Pharrs and North. Keep Snellville Moving Forward! An additional roundabout is planned for the intersection of Pharrs and Ridgedale.

German Grocer Lidl is scheduled to open on January 30 - February 3, 2019, located on Highway 78.

Urban Air Adventure Park located on Scenic Highway. (near Jim ‘ N Nick’s) to open in January.


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AROUND TOWNE Citizens Police Academy accepting applications The spring session of the Snellville Citizens Police Academy begins March 7 and the city’s police department is looking for participants. The Snellville Police Department is offering this course in order to strengthen the bond of friendship and cooperation between citizens and police. The Academy also helps citizens gain a better understanding of the risks and responsibilities of officers. The classes are Thursday night from 6-8 p.m. for 12 weeks beginning March 7. Some of the classes included in the course are domestic violence, traffic stops, building searches, a tour of the jail and narcotics identification. This program also includes a ride along program with a Snellville police officer.

Public Safety Night is June 4

Mark your calendars for June 4 when the Snellville Police Department hosts Public Safety Night on the Towne Green. Meet public safety personnel from local, county and state agencies, watch demonstrations, learn about safety and get a look at equipment and vehicles during this exciting annual event.


This program, founded in the spring of 2003, is open to all Snellville and Gwinnett residents 18 years and older. There is no charge for attending and participants do not have to live in the city limits to participate. A background investigation will be conducted on all applicants prior to acceptance in the Academy. An application can be found here - - and at the Snellville Police Department, 2315 Wisteria Drive. For more information contact Lt. Robert Pendleton at 770-985-3573 or

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The City of Snellville would like to wish Kathy Bass congratulations on her retirement after more than two decades at the city’s Public Works department. Good luck on your future endeavors Kathy! Bass is pictured on the left with Public Works Director Gaye Johnson.

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2019 INTRODUCTORY MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL All Full Facility Golf Memberships pay $150 per month and Tennis, Swim & Social Memberships pay $75 per month for first twelve months. Social Dining Membership $300 per year.

Summit Chase offers exciting junior lesson programs in golf, tennis and swimming. Our junior programs are open to members and non-members. SUMMIT CHASE COUNTRY CLUB 3197 Classic Drive, Snellville, Ga 30078 770-979-9000

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SNELLVILLE DAYS 2019 T.W. Briscoe Park Saturday, May 4 • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5 • Noon – 5 p.m. Free shuttle for parking Saturday from First Baptist Church!

The 2019 Festival will continue with the great success of the LAYOUT CHANGES made in 2018 and will continue with other improvements. LOCAL SCHOOL CLUBS will perform on the Community Stage and we will have some great new GROUND ACTS in 2019. And as always Snellville Days will have its AWESOME KIDS AREA. Snellville Days will also be continuing with its FACEBOOK contest prior to the festival weekend, in which a few lucky winners will get GREAT PRIZE PACKAGES INCLUDING CASH. New this year, officials will also be having contests DURING this year’s event. Continue to watch the Snellville Days Facebook Page for more information. Open call for vendors Crafters who offer unique, quality items are needed to sell their wares at Snellville Days! If you want to be a vendor, visit or 10

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Wishing everyone a Happy and Blessed New Year!

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HIGHWAY 124/78 INTERSECTION Construction to finish by year’s end; businesses to get help By Brian Arrington, Public Information Officer It’s been quite a rainy end to 2018 and start to 2019. But that shouldn’t delay the completion of the Georgia Department of Transportation’s construction project at the intersection of highways 124 and 78. Construction officials are confident they will have the project completed by the end of the year – possibly October 2019. Currently, construction crews are working on a wall at the intersection of Henry Clower Boulevard and Highway 124. They say they hope to have that portion completed by the end of the month. Sometime later in this month, crews plan to close the right turn lane on Highway 124 North at Highway 78 to do a slight traffic shift on 78. This will only affect the eastbound traffic on 78. Once that is done, crews will start the overhead structure/ bridge construction at this location – the timetable for the start of the structure build looks like the first or second week of February. Crews are also getting the curb in along Highway 78 on the Snellville Plaza side once it dries up, then place asphalt at this location. In the meantime, city officials are working with business owners who are dealing with the aches and pains that come with nearby construction. The city is currently reaching out to businesses in the area of the construction to help them let customers know their business is still open.

“In Snellville, we believe a strong business environment is a key to a strong and vibrant community,” said Economic Development Director Eric Van Otteren. “We have received calls from business owners who are concerned that drivers can’t see their storefronts because of construction and some are reporting people are finding it difficult to access those businesses.” That’s why Van Otteren will be visiting the businesses along the construction route to see if they need help getting the word out that they are still open and ready for business. At a minimum, Van Otteren said, signage will be placed on the route notifying drivers the stores are open and how to access them. “We want to make sure these businesses are cared for and taken care of,” he said. “We are proud they chose Snellville to do business in and we want to help them any way we can.”

City officials are asking residents to check regularly to stay abreast on construction developments. For more information on the project, contact Economic Development Director Eric Van Otteren at evanotteren@


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SNELLVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET Once a month, the market is open! By Gretchen Schulz, Councilwoman, SFM organizer Four months just was not long enough! At the request of some Snellville Farmers Market vendors as well as many customers, the market now has an “extended season.” From October through May the market is held on the first Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon, in the City Hall parking lot. “During our summer market, as we would speak to our customers and vendors it became clear that there was a definite need for an extended monthly market,” said Regina Hart, who serves on the Snellville Farmers’ Market Committee and co-manages the winter market. Approximately 10-15 vendors are participating in the market. And while the number of vendors is less than customers are accustomed to seeing at the summer season market, there is still a nice variety of products available. “At our extended market customers can find fresh honey and eggs, delicious homemade baked goods, fresh breads and wonderful meats as well as hand-crafted pottery and jewelry,” Hart said. Among those vendors customers are likely to find at the winter market: •Presley’s Farm and Garden: Beef and pork products, as well as coolseason vegetables such as collard greens, eggs •Snellville Honey: Local honey and eggs •TyCo B Farms: Jellies as well as winter produce from his farm in Snellville •Shadow Wings Farm: Bath and body care products made on her farm in Morganton •Deb’s Jams and Jellies: A large variety of jams and jellies •Cooking with Bubba: Boiled peanuts •Baked goods vendors, including Cari’s Corner Italian Bakery, Great Harvest Bread Company, Shawnee’s Goodies, Grand Prix Bakery and Sparkles (gluten-free baked goods) In other market news, the vendor application for the summer season market will be on our website in February - Our summer season market is held every Saturday, June through September, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Towne Green in front of City Hall. Interested vendors are encouraged to apply early, especially those wishing to sell baked goods and bath and body care products, as the market limits vendors in those categories. The market accepts a small number of craft vendors and all crafts must be handmade by the vendor.

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GOOD NEWS FROM SNELLVILLE SGHS lends a hand South Gwinnett High School’s football program, led by three senior players, helped 21 families from The Quinn House with its ‘THE WISH UPON A COMET: Intra-Galactic Toy Drive’ this holiday season. SGHS seniors Josh Anderson, Sidiki Kebe and Sky Pittman lead the project which helps needy families through the holidays and teaches lessons of unity, compassion and charity to the SGHS football players. Terrence Stover was the football coach in charge of the drive. South alum Caberea Weaver, now a pro baseball player in the Chicago White Sox organization, also reached out and supported the cause. Also helping were: Loretta Larkin and her cafeteria staff; Col. Flegler, Sgt. Smith and their ROTC Cadets; Coach Davenport and the football team; Kandra Malone and the FBLA team; Carla Jordan and the SGHS Student Council Organization; and Cristy Lenski and the Snellville City Council.


Brookwood home to top band teacher Every year, school band members march in precision at football games and parades, or perform moving overtures as part of orchestra performances. The bands don’t get there by accident — they’re guided by band directors. Dr. Laura Stanley, in Snellville, was recently named one of the 50 best in the country. She’s been teaching at Snellville’s Brookwood High School for the past 16 years. ‘I am thrilled to have been chosen as the 2018 December 50 Directors Who Make a Difference edition of the Dr. Laura Stanley School Band and Orchestra Magazine,’ she said. ‘I am elated and honored more after finding out that a current student had nominated me. I’m not in favor of being in the spotlight, to be honest, but any chance to spotlight my students and the program is time well spent. I’ve only taught at Brookwood High School. There is no place I’d rather be!’ -Snellville Patch

Since the State of Georgia has become a destination for movie makers because of the state’s tax incentives and diverse locations, Snellville has been the site of numerous productions. There has been A&E’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire,’ Mark Whalberg’s ‘Instant Family’ and most recently Dolly Parton’s latest Netflix project. City officials are always working to increase Snellville’s profile, including providing set locations to filmmakers. Be sure to keep an eye open for film crews in Snellville in the near future!

Big Donation, Big Heart Generosity continues to run deep in Snellville. Carolyn and Andrew Wheeler, owners of Carolyn’s Communications, a 37-year-old answering service company in Snellville, once again showed their caring spirit when they donated $10,000 to the Southeast Gwinnett Co-op to Give Hunger the Boot at the December Snellville Commerce Club Meeting at Summit Chase Country Club. Many thanks to the Wheelers for their generosity and kindness they continue to show our community. 16

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“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – William Shakespeare “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands – one for helping yourself, the other for helping others” Audrey Hepburn “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi “You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.” – Winston Churchill “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew

NEW BUSINESS By Brian Arrington, Public Information Officer A five-story, 102-room Hampton Inn & Suites will be built in the city following a unanimous vote by the Mayor and Council earlier this year. The 64,400-square-foot building will be located in Park Place, a development located at the corner of Pharrs Road and Scenic Highway which recently saw the grand opening of Cracker Barrel, Freddie’s, Zaxby’s and Aspen Dental. There had been concerns the hotel would cause traffic issues at the busy intersection, but, according to the developers, daily trips would be reduced by nearly two thirds of what was previously approved for a 12,000-square-foot restaurant.

Inn & Suites by Hilton within the city. Finally, Hampton Inn & Suites, under the Hilton (Hotels) umbrella, has a reputation for being a high-quality brand and product that would be an asset to the city for many years to come.” And just this month, paperwork was filed to bring an Outback Steakhouse to Park Place.

“There is a need in the city for a quality limited-service hotel in the Scenic Highway Commercial Corridor as there are very few options for travelers to utilize while staying in the area,” said Planning and Development Director Jason Thompson. “Eastside Medical Center, adjacent restaurants, retail businesses and neighboring residents could all benefit from having a nice Hampton


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Parks & Recreation 2019

T.W. Briscoe Park ~ 2500 Sawyer Parkway ~ Park Office (770) 985-3535 The T.W. Briscoe Park office is open Monday Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Briscoe Park is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (770) 985-3535 Oak Road Park 1925 Oak Road (Passive neighborhood park)

The Snellville Senior Center is located at 2350 Oak Road and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (770) 985-3580 communitysenior-center

T.W. BRISCOE PARK Get your kick on! You can if you are ages 4-19. Currently registering for spring soccer at or call 678517-4789. There will be a Saturday registration at Briscoe Park on from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park Jan. 20. Need a good workout? T.W. Briscoe Park also has plenty of activities. Boot Camp takes place Monday through Thursday and Saturday at the Park Office. The course consists of a five-week sessions, mornings and evenings available. Call instructor Alvin Hill at 678-920-4136 or email Outdoor tennis and basketball courts are available on a firstcome-first-served basis without lights daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tennis courts can be reserved with lights for a fee. To do so, call the office at 770-985-3535. In the daytime the cost is $5 per hour (city limit resident); $10 per hour (non-resident) Evening (with lights): $10 per hour (city limit resident); and $20 per hour (non-resident). Swing for the fences. Adult Spring Softball Leagues are forming. Check with the park office in February for the next season which starts in March. Contact Meghan Purvis at There will be a Community Yard Sale March 16 and April 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at T.W. Briscoe Park near the pool. If you would like to sell items, spaces are $10 for one or $15 for two (9-by-18-foot parking spots). Register at the Park Office. Contact Tracey Glass at or call the Park Office.


The Snellville Senior Center is the place to be for those 55 and over and is located next to Snellville City Hall. Aerobics are free with membership and take place Mondays and Thursdays at 9:15 and 10:15 a.m. Pilates are also available for $5 per class at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays.


Painting classes are offered Thursdays and a package of four classes is $28. The classes run from 1 to 3 p.m.

A group of crafters meets Tuesday at noon for crocheting and knitting. The meeting is free with membership. Spanish classes are offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced speakers throughout the week. Call the Senior Center at 770-985-3580 for class times. There are also card-making classes and courses in understanding computers, tablets and smartphones. Billiards, Bingo, Ping Pong and an exercise and weight room are also available and free to members. The Senior Center offers other classes in conjunction with our regular ongoing scheduled classes.


Facilities at the park can be rented with 14 days notice. There are outdoor pavilion rentals, large rooms for rent and the pool can be rented. For room/ pavilion rentals call the park office at 770-9853535 For field rentals, call Meghan Purvis at 770-985-3532. The park accepts cash, check, money order, Visa, MC or debit card. For a list of property for rental visit

2018 Festival of Trees

Many thanks to all those who took the time to participate in the 3rd Annual Festival of Trees. These folks are compassionate to those in need and showcase their trees with creative ability.

Many thanks to the Hispanic community at St. Oliver’s for decorating the tree this year.

Daughters of the American Revolution

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First Place - St. Oliver’s Plunkett Catholic Church

Oak Road Dentistry

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St. Oliver’s parishioners dropping off more food for the Festival of Trees.

Summit Chase Country Club

Snellville Youth Commission

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Helping hands that transported the donated food to the Southeast Gwinnett Co-op.

The Most Wonderful Time

Snellville Christmas Tree Lighting and Lighted Parade 2018

of the Year ... Remembered

The Snellville Elf has been shelved for another year. She’ll be back next year, bringing with her more fun and Christmas Cheer. Keep an eye out for her next Christmas season!



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