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Summer 2017 - Volume 26 Snellville Spirit Magazine is produced by: Snellville Tourism & Trade Association

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

It’s going to be a HOT summer in Snellville Summer is already in full swing in Snellville. I hope everyone has taken the opportunity to participate in the events and activities that were available in the spring. Snellville Days, the Memorial Day Celebration, the Beach Blast and the first Live on the Lawn concert were a great preview of Summer 2017. In addition, the first Food Truck Friday was a great success. There is so much more in the works for the summer and the fall. I want to thank the Snellville Tourism and Trade Board and our Executive Director Kelly McAloon for all the hard work in planning and executing a great schedule of events for the community. Furthermore, I want to thank all the volunteers that give their time to make Snellville a great place to live. As the first official day of summer approaches, Snellville is heating up and the Towne Green will be the place to be. Join us for the Farmers’ Market, Star Spangled Snellville, or catch a concert on the Green. It is going to be a great summer in Snellville. You can find out more information about what is going on by visiting our website at www.exploresnellville.com.

President Don Britt Vice President Gretchen Schulz Secretary Kathy Emanuel Treasurer Jamey Toney Board Member Regina Hart Board Member Brian Pendley Board Member Susan Chappelear Board Member Tom Morris Board Member Stephen Brust Executive Director Kelly McAloon Mayor of Snellville Tom Witts City Council Barbara Bender - Mayor Pro Tem, Bobby Howard, Dave Emanuel, Cristy Lenski and Roger Marmol City Website: www.snellville.org

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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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Magazine Design by Brian Arrington, Perry Cox, Kathy Emanuel and Kelly McAloon Magazine Cover Design by Kelly McAloon and Perry Cox Contributing Writers and Photographers: Kelly McAloon, Eric Van Otteren, Don Britt, Brian Arrington, Tom Witts, Gretchen Schulz, Ryan Burden and Perry Cox


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MAYOR’S MESSAGE

News about Snellville from Mayor Tom Witts.

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TOWNE CENTER VIDEO

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DOING BUSINESS

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FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY

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COMMERCE CLUB

The new group of graduates of the Citizen’s Police Academy. July 4 promises to be a major event.

Construction to begin on the 124/78 intersection. It’s been a great year at the Community Garden @Snellville. All In FC to run Snellville soccer leagues. A pool party and movies highlight Briscoe Park calendar. Who’s selling at the Snellville Farmers’ Market this year? The Towne Green is the site of food trucks on Fridays.

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There’s a new video promoting the Towne Center out now. What major development is coming to Snellville? Snellville Tourism and Trade offers contests to take part in. Who’s playing music on the Towne Green?

The American Hero banner honors those who served. A list of events in Snellville and surrounding areas. Were you caught on camera at these city events? Need a good recipe to use this summer? Turn to Page 38. Star students get Snellville Commerce Club scholarships. 5 5


MAYOR’S MESSAGE

Summer has arrived. We have already celebrated Memorial Day and Independence Day is just around the corner.

the second floor that will actually be street level on the Oak Road side.

By far our 4th of July celebration and fireworks display is our largest annual event. Last year’s estimated attendance exceeded 15,000 people. I hope to see you there. It is an event not to be missed.

We will have more details once we have the design nailed down which should be by the fall. With any luck we will be breaking ground sometime in 2018.

If you stay up with our local news then you know about our new library. For those who missed it let me catch you up. In July, the city plans to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the county to design a new library and city market for our Towne Center. The new building is expected to be three stories with the library on the street level on Wisteria and a vendor’s market on

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More announcements about our Towne Center will be coming shortly so stay tuned. In the meantime, have a wonderful summer and we will see you at the Farmers’ Market, Food Truck Friday, the concert series, or just around town. Make sure to say hello if you see me. It is an exciting time to be the Mayor of a united Snellville. I thank you the opportunity.

In July, the city plans to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the county to design a new library and city market for our Towne Center.

AROUND TOWNE Snellville Police Department K-9 officer Chris died June 16 after serving the city 11 years. K-9 Chris, a Belgian Malinois, died from cancer. He worked with Lt. David Matson for 11 years to keep Snellville safe and was a member of Matson’s family. He retired in 2015. He was one of Snellville’s first K-9 officers. Perhaps one of his biggest busts came in 2007, when he sniffed out 1,000 pounds of marijuana and more than $100,000 in cash during a vehicle search. Matson now handles K-9 Jax, who got first-hand lessons on crime fighting from K-9 Chris. The city would like to thank K-9 Chris for his years of dedicated service. You will be missed. In other K-9 related news, the city police department will add another four-legged member to its force thanks in large part to more than $10,000 in funds raised during the Snellville Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association’s annual golf tournament in April. Snellville Police Department Chief Roy Whitehead said the money from the golf tournament will cover most of the $14,000 cost for the K-9 and training for the officer slated to work with the dog. Training could take place in February, Whitehead said. The golf tournament drew more than 100 participants. 66

The SPD K-9 Unit currently has three teams - Lt. David Matson and K-9 Jax, Sgt. O.J. Concepcion and K-9 Aron, and Sgt. Rain Nieddu and K-9 Cezar. The unit was designed to have four teams. “With the retirement of one team, our goal is to return to full staff,” Whitehead said. “Officers indicated their interest in being the next handler. Officer Jacob Callaway has been selected to undertake this new responsibility.” The K-9 Unit searches for narcotics and tracks and apprehends offenders. The K-9s protect their handlers and track missing children and adults to safely return them home. “Our teams have been responsible for numerous arrests, found significant quantities of narcotics, located missing persons and property and many other services that keep our community safe,” Whitehead said. Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody


AROUND TOWNE

The Snellville Police Department hosted a teen traffic stop class June 4 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church as part of the OneCOP program. Congratulations to the newest graduating class of the Snellville Citizen’s Police Academy. The group of residents work with the Snellville Police Department to get training and knowledge of how a police department works. For more information on the program, contact Lt. Robert Pendelton at rpendelton@snellville.org. Sign up for the new class starting the first Thursday in September.

Storm Water Reminders from Snellville Public Works. Make sure the grass from cutting your lawn isn’t blown in the street or down storm drains. It’s very important to remind your landscape company so they know you are aware. With summer you can count on mosquitoes. We encourage residents to keep any creeks, ditches or streams on their property clean so the water can flow and not become stagnant. Make sure anything that retains water is flushed out or emptied regularly; such as old flower pots, wheel barrows, rain barrels, gutters and bird baths. There are options if you have problem areas; you may need the briquettes that can be purchased at a local store or most exterminating companies offer mosquito service for homes just like the pest services. Spring and summer is the perfect time for Snellville city limit residents to utilize the Recycling Center, 2531 Marigold Road (inside Briscoe Park), for garage or basement clean outs! You can bring a pickup truck size load once daily for our junk container for no charge. Citizens can also use the yard debris drop off for outside clean ups. This service is also free for one pickup truck load per day and a second for only $15. Bring Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody

your ID for proof of living inside the City Limits. When going through your clothes or household items for donation remember the American Kidney Foundation has a drop off site convenient at our Center as well. Check out our website for all the recycling items accepted at the Center and for more detailed information. www.snellville.org. Go to Public Works then Sanitation and Recycling. You may also give Snellville Recycling Center a call Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please keep in mind our attendants at the Center may not be inside to answer your call on the first try. Curbside Sanitation and Recycling. Stock up on the official City of Snellville Blue Bags for all your summer parties and events! Having these handy will help with the overflow of garbage and make sure everything is taken on your regular pick up day. The ability for the city to cover the cost of basic service by volume base is a major plus. Routes can change so make sure your garbage and recycling are out by 7 a.m. or the night before. There will be no interruption of service for any holiday before Thanksgiving. Check our website for more information on sanitation and recyclables or call our Public Works office Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 7

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JULY 4 TH H 4 -10 PM TOWNE GREEN FIREWORKS! By Kelly McAloon

Continuing a long tradition originally hosted by the First Baptist Church of Snellville, the Snellville Tourism and Trade Association will present an unforgettable Fourth of July experience in the heart of Snellville. Star Spangled Snellville begins at 4 p.m. with family friendly entertainment, including the tastes and smells of some of your favorite festival foods on the Towne Green along with a large playground of inflatables, the Big Kahuna water slide, train rides and bungee jump. Ride as often as you like with an all day band for only $10.00. In addition to all the rides, family friendly games will entertain attendees in the afternoon, such as watermelon eating contest and cake walks. We will have a wide variety of food vendors on site to satisfy any appetite. Food vendors include: Rey’s Cuban Café, Main Street Restaurant, Fratelli’s, Shrimp Bucket, We B Chillin Shaved Ice, Beren’s Frozen Custard, Monster Foods, Kona Ice, and many others. Stop by for some of the favorite festival foods like hot boiled peanuts, grilled corn on the cob, fresh squeezed lemonade, funnel cakes, and your favorite flavored shaved ice or smoothie. Food will be avail-

able on both Oak Rd. in front of City Hall and on the First Baptist Church side of the road. Kriss Johnson, the Ms. Senior Georgia 2015, Ms Georgia Classic 2016, and Ms. Golden Georgia Natural Beauty 2017 will kick off the celebration singing our National Anthem, followed by fun and games until Rhythm Nation takes the stage at 5:00 p.m. We are excited to feature two bands that will keep you on your feet, Rhythm Nation and The Stephen Lee Band will rock the Green throughout the day. The Fireworks Show will begin when the sky becomes dark, approximately 9:30 p.m., and will be accented with patriotic music. Come in your best red, white and blue, and bring your blankets and chairs to assure your seats for the music and fireworks show. Get to the Green early as space on the Green and surrounding areas fill up quickly. STAT would like to thank Snellville First Baptist Church for its continued support and sharing their property to stage the

fireworks. There will be several inflatables on Henry Clower, and many food vendors on the FBC side of the street as well as many food vendors lined up on Oak Rd. in front of City Hall. We also want to thank Snellville United Methodist Church for allowing residents to park in their parking lot during the July 4th festivities. Our partnership within the city is what makes Snellville such a great place to live. The Community Blood Bank will be on site for those of you who would like to give blood. The Community Blood Bank services those in need in our local community. Don’t forget to get your face painted at this celebration and stop by the STAT info tent for a Star Spangled tattoo. A BIG THANK YOU to all of our volunteers, police department and public works department who help make our events so successful.


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Economic Development Summer 2017

HIGHWAY 124/78 INTERSECTION

Construction on the much anticipated intersection of highway 124 and 78 is expected to be taking place soon. It is expected to take up to two years for the project to be completed. Updates will be available on the city’s Facebook page, as well as at www.snellville.org/highway-78-and-124-intersection.

WALKING AND BIKING INITIATIVE Making sure walking and biking opportunities for residents are safe and plentiful, the city is taking part in new initiatives to accomplish that goal. City officials and residents were proud to take part in the Atlanta Regional Commission Workshop for Walk and Bike Friendly Communities in April. The workshop was part of the ARC’s effort to make Atlanta-area cities more walkable and bike friendly. While Snellville has more work to do to better walking and biking conditions, the Livable Centers Initiative sidewalk project downtown was cited as a major achievement toward reaching that goal. The city will now take recommendations collected from the workshop and begin to implement them. Also “Share the Road” signage has been set up at various points in the city and bike racks have been put in place on the Towne Green and in front of City Hall.

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By Ryan Burden, Economic Development Intern I am extremely excited about the new Towne Center vision for Snellville. As a soon-to-graduate business major, I have high expectations for the Snellville community. The beginnings of the Towne Center are already unfolding right before our eyes. The new City Hall, the BURDEN Towne Center Green activities, and the pleasant walkways and street lamps are the site for more to come. There has been much research and dedication to making Snellville a place to live, play, and work. The Towne Center will serve as the downtown Snellville is presently missing. City officials are planning a new downtown area that will include restaurants, businesses, housing, and even a library. This new area will represent a new vibrant lifestyle that citizens of all ages will be able to enjoy. The City of Snellville is creating a great impression for all the world to see.

“It’s the experience; the entertainment,” said Economic Development Director Eric Van Otteren. “What Ryan says in this article is right on point. People of all stripes want an experience; a story to tell. The civic space of a Towne Center is their living room, giving them a place to engage with friends.” The current activities of the Towne Green are already successful and attracting people from Gwinnett and surrounding counties. There is a summer concert series in progress and for anyone interested in attending the schedule is easy to find at snellvilletourism.com. There is also the Snellville Farmers’ Market on the green Saturdays June through September. Fireworks, fun, and music can all be found at the Towne Center green. Coming soon is the Towne Center expansion. The city has a plan to open eateries and businesses in this area. The plan includes an open city market. Residents will be able to leisurely shop and enjoy specialty foods. There is also a plan for housing in the Towne Center and would give these residents a downtown living experience. This will be great for Snellville. Just imagine living in the downtown center, working at a nearby

business, eating lunch at the city market, and taking an evening stroll through the area. As a business major, I am excited to see the city directing all efforts toward expanding business. College graduates will see Snellville as a place to work, live, and play in the future. Another great perk of the plan is the relocation of the Elizabeth H. Williams library to the center. Placing the library here will give the residents of Snellville easy access to the library. In addition, it will attract young adults and children to the center. Gwinnett County has a vast library system and having a location here makes it even more likely residents will benefit from its services.

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TOWNE CENTER TALK

Please follow along with me as the Snellville Town Center turns from a dream to reality. The leaders of the city envision a city where there will be no need to leave home to shop or work in the years to come. For the latest updates on the project visit www.facebook.com/ TheTowneCenter. Ryan Burden is a senior at Gwinnett Technical College. He is majoring in business management and lives in Loganville.

LIONS’ PRIDE

The Towne Center received a new monument in the form of a bench commemorating the Lions Club International’s 100year anniversary. The bench was donated by the Snellville Lions Club using funds raised at its numerous events. The Snellville Lions Club was given a proclamation by the Mayor and Council honoring its members’ service. Many thanks to Chris Banks, manager of Tom M. Wages Funeral Home for doing the installation. Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody

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COMMUNITY GARDEN @SNELLVILLE Celebrating achievements

The gardeners who administer the Community Garden @ Snellville were thrilled this spring to have accomplished a major goal, which was a plant sale open to the community. While that may not necessarily sound like a big project, in this case it was because it involved months of work to erect and prepare the garden’s greenhouse so it could be used to grow seedlings. The 20’ x 40’ greenhouse was purchased from a city resident who had it in his backyard, but had reached the point in his life when he was ready to downsize. A large team of volunteers disassembled the structure and moved it to the Community Garden in Briscoe Park where, over the course of many months, it was rebuilt. Rob Stewart, an electrician who rents a bed in the garden, volunteered his time to rewire the greenhouse. Kurt Schulz, a gardener who also provides leadership for the garden’s committee of volunteers, spent many hours working on the plumbing for a sink and the sprinkler system as well as rebuilding the greenhouse tables. Master Gardeners Ileen Meggison, Wes Nettleton and Martha Whitman were joined by Courtney Lee and Mike Stock on the Greenhouse Management Team. This group wrote greenhouse policies and organized the planting of the first seeds. All that work culminated in the first plant sale held on April 30th. The greenhouse team had a large variety of vegetable and perennial seedlings that were sold to the public. They placed a special emphasis on growing pollinator plants, which encourage bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to visit a garden, thereby increasing pollination. Another plant sale is planned for the fall. “It’s exciting to see more and more people develop an interest in growing their own food,” said Martha Whitman. “The greenhouse is another community resource supporting gardening efforts.” Martha also led a Rain Barrel Class that day. Attendees left with an assembled rain barrel to hook up to a gutter on their house. A few rain barrels are still available. Contact wesnet50@gmail.com for information. “We hope to offer more classes in the future and welcome input on what topics gardeners would find helpful,” Martha said.

(Top) A meal at the Community Garden. (Middle, left) Jay and Diane Krause in the greenhouse. (Middle, right) This great day in the garden ended with a Pot Luck Dinner Mayor Tom Witts and his wife Carol came to the plant that all gardeners were invited to attend. Sharing dinner in the sale. (Bottom) Ileen Meggison and Lucy Nettleton at the garden, surrounded by the fruits of their labors, felt very special plant sale. to those who attended. Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody

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SNELLVILLE PARKS ARE ‘ALL IN’ WITH SOCCER CLUB New program kicks off in the fall

You’re going to get a kick out of this. City officials are excited to announce that All In FC and the Snellville Parks and Recreation Department have teamed up to bring the community a new and exciting soccer experience. “We were searching for a club who could offer professional level coaching while embracing our recreational needs,” said Parks and Recreation Director Lisa Platt. “Our Snellville Soccer family is going to be very happy with this decision.” Beginning in the Fall of 2017, All In FC will expand to Snellville’s Briscoe Park with a full range of soccer programs from U4s to U19s offering Recreational, Academy and Select programs to serve all levels of play in the community.

“Snellville is the perfect partner for us -community driven and family oriented with a wealth of player and coaching talent here,” MacKain said. “I’m confident that leaving the day to day operations and responsibilities to Stephen and Travis will provide the Snellville soccer club members what they’ve been asking for - soccer people making soccer decisions.”

The leadership of the club comes with The Club will provide Summer Camps vast experience in the local soccer scene. and 3v3 tournaments along with Fall Rec The Club has hired Directors Stephen registration. For more information, go to Morgan and Travis Marx to help All In FC allinfc.com and click on the All In FC-Snellfounder Mark MacKain spearhead this new ville banner. and exciting venture. Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody

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Parks & Recreation Summer 2017 T.W. Briscoe Park ~ 2500 Sawyer Parkway ~ Park Office (770) 985-3535 Park office is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on registration and classes, check out the Parks & Recreation Department on Snellville’s website www.snellville.org Summer’s heating up and so are the activities at T.W. Briscoe Park. There’s a Pool Pizza Party from 7 to 9 p.m. July 21. Admission is $1 and so are pizza slices and sodas. Want to watch movies under the stars? Come watch family-friendly flicks at T.W. Briscoe Park. On June 24 it’s “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Nim’s Island” on July 8 and “Home” Aug. 26. The movies are free. Sprinkler Days will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. July 15 and Aug. 12 at Briscoe Field. The opportunity for kids to run through the park’s sprinklers is free.

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There’s free lunch for kids up to age 18 Monday through Friday at Williams Pavilion 12 to 2 p.m. through Aug. 4. The pool at the park is open from 12 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 12 to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Those aged 4-49 will be charged $4; all others $1. Daycares with 20 or more kids are asked to pay $2 per child on Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m. Swim lessons and pool passes can be purchased at the park office. The pool may be rented Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Got recreational soccer? You can have it if you are ages 4-19. Please check allinfcsnellville.com or call 678-517-4789 for more information. An unlimited sports camp began June 5. Contact Darryl Rowe at 678-460-6144 or email info@unlimitedsportsclub. com. Attention Lego engineers ages 5 to 11! There will be a Lego Camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. July 10-14. For more information email apearce@play-well.org. For the adults, T.W. Briscoe Park also has plenty of activities. 18

Boot Camp takes place Monday through Thursday and Saturday at the Park Office. The course consists of fiveweek sessions, morning and evening available. For more information call instructor Alvin Hill at 678-920-4136 or email gimmiesomesports@yahoo.com. Outdoor tennis and basketball courts are available on a first-come-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). Registration for Adult Softball Leagues started in May. Men’s and co-ed leagues are available. Visit the Parks and Recreation Department website at www.snellville.org/parksrecreation. There will be an Adult Kickball Tournament in July for recreational players only. Contact Tommy Palman at tpalman@ snellville.org for more info. Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody


Parks & Recreation Summer 2017 T.W. Briscoe Park ~ 2500 Sawyer Parkway ~ Park Office (770) 985-3535

PARK RENTALS Facilities at the park can be rented with 14 days notice. There are outdoor pavilion rentals and large rooms for rent. For room/ pavilion rentals call the park office at 770-985-3535. For field rentals, call Tommy Palman at 770-985-3532. The park accepts cash, check, money order, Visa, MC or debit card. For a list of property for rental visit www.snellville.org/parks-recreation.

Watch your favorite movies under the stars at T.W. Briscoe Park Saturdays • 7-10 p.m.

How to Train Your Dragon June 24 Nim’s Island • July 8 Home • Aug. 26 www.snellville.org/parks-recreation www.facebook.com/SnellvilleParks


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Mike’s Comfort Foods Mill Creek Spice Co. Minnie Sweets MJ’s Vegetables Old Mariner Treasures Pearson Farm Pie a Bakeshop Portabakes Presley’s Farm and Garden Q-Cumber Infusion Royal by Nature Shadow Wings Farm Shawnee’s Goodies Snellville Honey Snellville Lions Club Southern Butterflies Sparkles Cookies and Desserts Sunflower Design Sunshine Farm 3 Beans Farm Tonora’s Sweet Tooth Delites Twisted Natural Foods TyCo B Farms Village Corner German Restaurant and Bakery


Each Saturday through September 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Snellville Towne Green

Each weekend the Snellville Farmers’ Market will offer entertainment and special guests to answer questions about the city. June 24 - Decatur Ukulele Society/Chef demo Wild Wings July 8 - Mini golf / Eastside July 15 - David Tyberg musical guest / Brian Arrington - Public Information Officer July 22 - Decatur Ukulele Society July 29 - Open - City of Snellville Administration Department August 5 - Mini Golf August 12 - Decatur Ukulele society/ Life South Blood drive August 19 - David Tyberg (musical guest) August 26 - Norwood (musical guest) / Eastside Medical Center September 2 - Mini golf September 9 Chef demo September 16 - Decatur Ukulele Society/ Life South Blood drive September 30 - Sheri & Bill

www.snellvillefarmersmarket.com


Food Truck Friday is held the FIRST FRIDAY of every month through October from 4 -8 PM

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wide variety of food choices will be available from many different food trucks that will be on the Snellville Towne Green each month. Please arrive early to avoid the long lines. DJ Lee will keep you entertained with music, fun and games. Have fun with sack races, hula hoop contests, balloon toss and more. Play with the Mega Checkers Set and Connect-4 games.

Sack Races

The 9-Hole Mini Golf Course will be on site and a Bounce House. There will

Mega Checkers

be a small fee for the mini golf and bounce house activities.

9-Hole Mini Golf


“Pure Family Fun” in Snellville!

Check to see which Food Truck is coming each month at www.SnellvilleEvents.com


NEW TOWNE CENTER VIDEO ROLLED OUT The City of Snellville recently rolled out a new video highlighting the vision of the Towne Center @Snellville, the walkable, livable development project underway.

http://www.snellville.org/the-towne-center-snellville Go online and watch the video today to see what the future of the Towne Center holds.

TOWNE CENTER @ SNELLVILLE THE PLAN TO MOVE SNELLVILLE FORWARD THE PLACE TO MAKE SNELLVILLE PROUD • IGNITING COMMERCE & COMMUNITY • A PLACE TO LIVE, LEARN, WORK, AND PLAY • UNIQUE SHOPPING • A CITY MARKET • UNIQUE DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT

“We are excited to release this new video that highlights the vision of Snellville’s future Towne Center. We are working every day to move this plan forward to create THE PLACE to make Snellville proud. The future is exciting and we hope you will check out the video and continue to engage in the process as we move our Towne Center plan forward.” - Mayor Tom Witts

SUMMER MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL N e w g o l f m e m b e r s h i p s r e c e i v e F R E E c a r t s f o r 2 0 17 New tennis members receive a 30% discount with annual dues payment N o In i t i a t i o n Fe e !

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call Carol Sapp Zamzow, Membership Director 770-979-9000.

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GOLF • TENNIS • SWIM • DINING • SOCIAL

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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

■ Affordable nightly, weekly and monthly rates ■ Average suite features over 300 square feet of comfortable living area ■ Each room includes a separate living area, ample work space with desk, remote control cable tv with HBO or Showtime, iron and ironing board, and in-room hi-speed Internet access ■ Apartment size kitchen with refrigerator, two-burner stovetop, full size microwave, in-room coffee maker, in-room toaster, dishes, cookware & utensils, and a well-lit kitchen table/work area ■ Interior corridors with key card access for added security and always clean & friendly service

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CONTEST FUN IN SCARECROWS ARE COMING ...

Take part in the Fifth Annual Scarecrow Contest Deadline for entry is Sept. 30 We hope you will join us this year for the fifth annual Scarecrow Contest. This is a great team building activity as well as a great way to advertise your business in Snellville. Put your creative hat on and plan to build a scarecrow that will be seen by all in the community. The invitation to build your hay-stuffed mannequin is open to all business owners, schools, churches, and residents to join in the fun. How will this work? You create a scarecrow and put it on display outside your business, school, church, or club and Snellville Tourism and Trade (STAT) will make a map available at Snellville City Hall and online at www.SnellvilleEvents.com of all locations where the scarecrows are on display for voting. Patrons will be encouraged to visit your location and vote on the best scarecrow in Snellville. The contest is available to everyone in Snellville. Entry fee is $20 and all proceeds benefit the Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry. Deadline for entry is Sept. 30, 2017. All voting for the Scarecrow Contest will be done on­line and the winners will be announced at the Snellville Fall Festival, Oct. 21, 2017. For more information on all contest details please visit www.SnellvilleEvents.com.

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N SNELLVILLE! FOUR-LEGGED FURRY FRIEND DOG CONTEST Who has the cutest picture of their dog? Send them in!

HOW TO ENTER AND VOTE

• Email the best picture of your dog to kelmca@comcast.net by July 4 at midnight. • All photos will be put in an album on the Snellville Tourism and Trade Facebook Page from July 7-31. • “LIKE” the Snellville Tourism and Trade Facebook Page, then go to “Four-Legged Furry Friend Dog Contest Album” and “LIKE” your favorite picture in the album. • The picture with the most “Likes” will win the contest. Your “Like” will register as a vote. • A $50 gift card and certificate will be awarded to the winner of the Dog Contest at the Aug. 4. Food Truck Friday event at 6 p.m. on the Snellville Towne Green.

GRILLIN’ OUT CONTEST

Who can capture the best photo of the best grilled foods?

HOW TO ENTER AND VOTE

• Email the best picture of your grilling creations to kelmca@ comcast.net by July 4 at midnight. • All photos will be put in an album on the Snellville Tourism and Trade Facebook Page from July 7 - 31. • “Like” the Snellville Tourism and Trade Facebook Page, then go to “Grillin Out Contest Album” and “LIKE” your favorite picture in the album. • The picture with the most “Likes” will win the contest. Your “Like” will register as a vote. • Be creative grilling using items such as poultry, meat, vegetables, fruit and even dessert items. • A $50 gift card and certificate will be awarded to the winner of the Grillin’ Out contest at the Aug. 4 Food Truck Friday event at 6 p.m. on the Snellville Towne Green. Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody

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Spotlight on Snellville Seniors Snellville Senior Center ~ 2350 Oak Road ~ Snellville, Georgia 30078 ~ (770) 985-3580 If you are 55 and over, the Snellville Senior Center is the place for you. The Snellville Senior center, located next to Snellville City Hall, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. There are numerous classes for seniors to take part in. 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. Interested in crochet and knitting? A group of likeminded crafters meets Tuesday at noon. 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. The Senior Center offers other classes in conjunction with our regular ongoing scheduled classes. Please stop by our center or visit our website at www.snellville.org to view our bi-monthly newsletter located under Parks and Recreation for these additional classes and events. Billiards, Bingo and an exercise and weight room is also available and free to members.

MEMBERSHIP

The Snellville Senior Center said goodbye to nine-year employee Leslie Pender (in the foreground of top picture) in May. She will be missed.

2017 Senior Center Annual Memberships: Snellville City Limit Residents $15, Gwinnett County Residents $25; Out-of-County $30. If you join after July 1, the cost for the remainder of the year is $9 for City Residents; $15 for County Residents; and $18 for Outof-County Residents. Additional persons from the same household receive a $5 discount.

EVENTS AND TRIPS The Senior Center offers day and overnight trips as well as special events. Information is updated bi-monthly in our Spotlight Newsletter which includes a current calendar of events. Newsletters can be picked up at the center, found on our website at www. snellville.org or mailed to your home once you join. Contact the Senior Center at 770-985-3580 to register and for additional information. 28

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Snellville Tourism and Trade is proud to present a very special evening with ...

ROGER FISHER Rock and Roll Hall of Famer

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. • Aug. 19 • City Hall

Fisher is an original Heart lead guitarist and writer of hit songs ‘Barracuda,’ ‘Crazy on You’ and more. Buy tickets now at SnellvilleEvents.com. Limited seating for this special one-time event!


Snellville

ON THE LAWN

CONCERT SERIES

Presented by:

2017

July 15th DEPARTURE - Journey Tribute Band DEPARTURE - Journey Tribute Band rocked the Towne Green last year, drawing the largest crowd ever on City Hall’s front lawn. In their 10th year together, DEPARTURE is the longest running and most respected Journey tribute band in the nation. DEPARTURE replicates the look, sound and feel of the original 80s rock super group. All five band members are from the original 2007 line-up and have been together from the very beginning.

August 19th MIMIC - Lynyrd Skynyrd, Boston & Heart Tribute Band Mimic - The band performs rock albums in their entirety - full albums note-for note from some of the greatest classic rock bands of all time. Mimic will be performing the following albums: Boston: The debut album “Boston” Lynyrd Skynyrd: Skynyrd’s second album “Second Helping” Heart: Second album “Little Queen” with special guest, Roger Fisher former Heart lead guitarist.

Elton John September 23rd BENNIE AND THE JETS - Tribute Band Bennie and the Jets is led by Greg Ransom whose vocals naturally emulate Elton John. Greg’s piano playing is right on the money and has the ability to make you believe that you’re at an Elton John concert. With a Bennie and the Jets show, you get a great concert experience, complete with the costumes and showmanship of the classic Elton John.

Keystone Sponsor:

www.SnellvilleEvents.com


NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK SPD getting prescription drugs off Snellville streets

(Left) From left, Wesley Fischer, Donna Pickett (dropping off medicine), Lt. Andre Sullivan and Linda Nguyen. (Above) From left, Lt. Andre Sullivan, Brad Allgood, Linda Nguyen, Officer Darius York and Wesley Fischer. Allgood, Nguyen and Fischer are PCOM PharmD students.

By Brian Arrington, Public Information Officer

the pharmacy students to interact and provide information to participants on proper disposal.”

April 29’s National Drug Take Back event at the Snellville Police Department netted 300 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs

The SPD Reserve Officer Unit volunteers its time to man the drive-thru-and-drop-off event and will continue to do so because it is no cost to taxpayers to facilitate it.

“We collected 300 pounds during Saturday’s event,” said Lt. Andre Sullivan. “In the fall of 2011, we only collected 35 pounds at the first event that SPD participated in. Since then the community has responded tremendously each and every time and, as a result, we have collected over a ton of medication!”

“I would like to thank the Snellville and surrounding communities, PCOM PharmD students, my reserve officers and the DEA for making this event a success,” Sullivan said.

Sullivan said the event had netted a total of 2,049 pounds following the event last fall but he did not realize the take back event had reached the 1-ton mark until Saturday. “This brings our grand total to 2,349 pounds!” he said. “Again a ton. The partnership with The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia Campus has also allowed 32 32

The next drug take back event will take place Oct. 28 at the Snellville Police Department.

“In the fall of 2011, we only collected 35 pounds at the first event that SPD participated. Since then the community has responded tremendously each and every time and, as a result, we have collected over a ton of medication!” Snellville, Where Everybody is Proud to be Somebody


SNELLVILLE AMERICAN HERO Military Banner Program Remember Your A MERICAN HERO Military Hero Today An American Hero Banner will honor our currently active military or pay tribute to and remember our Veterans who fought for our freedom. In addition, it will have a direct and substantial civic and community benefit and enrich the aesthetic and visual appearance of the city thoroughfares.

All profits are used for the maintenance and upkeep of the Snellville Veterans’ Memorial. The American Hero Military Banners, will be displayed on the lamp posts in the Snellville Towne Center area along Oak Road, Clower Street, and Wisteria Drive.   The cost to memorialize or honor a veteran is $150 for the two years and will be  displayed approximately 30 days prior to the Veterans Day holiday and  approximately 30 days prior to the Memorial Day holiday. Renewal after the first two year period will be available.   Two different banners will be displayed on each lamp post, one on each side. Location of the banner is at the discretion of Snellville Tourism and Trade, however, requests for up to 2 family members to be displayed on the same pole will be accommodated on a first come, first serve basis. To order a banner, pick up an application at the Snellville City Hall or on-line at the Snellville Tourism and Trade website at www.snellvilletourism.com. A portrait-style photo scan of the service person in dress uniform is required and must be scanned at a minimum size of 5 x 7 and at a mimimum dpi of 150. Please label the scan with the veteran’s name and e-mail to kelmca@comcast.net.

Deadline for Banners to be displayed for Veterans’ Day 2017 is September 15th Thank you to all those who have already purchased an American Hero Banner. For more information about the banner program please visit www.snellvilletourism.com or contact Kelly McAloon at kelmca@comcast.net

Snellville Veterans’ Memorial

In Honor of those who served our country.


Snellville Summer Fun! (and surrounding area)

Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center

Archery Learning Center

Summer Camps www.gwinnettehc.org

www.archerylearningcenter.com 678.344.0035

770.904.3500

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Churches in the Area! Please check with the local church of your choice to see about Summer camps and programs offered!

Engineering with LEGO® Camps BRISCOE PARK-COURTLAND WILLIAMS

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Mine, Craft, Build: Adventure Game 5-7 year olds July 10-14 • 9 AM-12 Noon Mine, Craft, Build: Survival Game 7-11 year olds July 10 -14 • 1 PM-4 PM 770.985.3535

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WANT MORE STUFF TO DO? Macaroni Kid www.snellville.macaronikid.com


By Ryan Burden, Economic Development Intern Eastside Medical Center is adding urgent care centers catering to the healthcare needs of the Snellville area. The urgent care facilities are available for patients who need to see their primary care physician but are unable to get an appointment. The urgent care will be a convenient backup for nonemergency situations. Examples of treatable diagnoses through the urgent care are cuts, scrapes, sprains, fractures, colds, bronchitis, pneumonia, rashes, allergic reactions, vomiting, dehydration, and asthma. For emergencies, Eastside Medical Center has a 46- bed full-service ER. In addition, the hospital is set to open an 11-bed full service ER at 2160 Fountain Drive in Snellville this summer. The urgent care is available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Three locations are open for business at 3641 Centerville Highway, Snellville, 3330 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville and 976 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn.

At interactive website www.eastsideuc. com, patients can “check in now” by clicking the check-in button. The patient simply enters their home address and the site will determine the best location to report to. It will put the patient “in line” and give the estimated wait time.

it is necessary to see those patients who are experiencing medical emergencies and need immediate attention first.”

“Urgent Care offers a convenient, affordable, quality healthcare option close to where community members live and work,” said Eastside Communications Specialist Hope Moeck. “For medical needs that do not require a visit to the emergency department, or in instances when a patient is unable to see their primary care physician, urgent care is able to fill the gap between primary care and emergency care needs.

Another business with health ties that recently opened is Yoga Loft and Dance Barre. They have one specific goal which is to bring fun, health, and fitness to the community and is proud to partner with the community and promote healthy living. They work with corporate wellness, physical therapists, and physiotherapists to administer yoga and improve quality of life.

“Additionally, if a patient is not experiencing a medical emergency, the ER doesn’t have to be their only option to receive care after hours or on weekends,” she said. “By offering urgent care centers in areas that are underserved by healthcare providers, they do not have to drive the distance to the ER, pay an ER co-pay, and wait to see a physician. Wait times are generally longer for ER patients who are not presenting true emergent symptoms as

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Economic Development Summer 2017

HEALTH AND BUSINESS

For more information visit www. EastsideUC.com and www.eastsideuc. com/urgent-care-advantage.

There are sessions for children, elderly, and special populations. Classes are offered twice per day, Monday through Friday. There is a Saturday morning class for those too busy during the week. The business also offers Ballet, Zumba and Barre classes. Visit The Yoga Loft and Dance Barre on line at https//: yogaloft.fitness. They are located at 1987 Scenic Hwy N, Snellville, GA. 35


MEMORIAL CELEBRATION ‘FREEDOM IS NEVER FREE’

Button Gwinnett Chapter Militia

Gwinnett Community Band

LIVE ON THE LAWN CONCERT SERIES

ULTIMATE EAGLES TRIBUTE - ON THE BORDER

Eagles Trivia Winners

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POLAROID CONCERT SHOTS

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY

AWARD-WINNING FARMERS’ MARKET OPENING DAY WITH STAT THE CAT

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From some of our favorite cooks!

Summer Favorites

PORK PICCATA Ingredients 8 thin boneless skinless pork cutlets ( about 1-1/2 to 2 pounds total ) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3 tablespoons capers 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons butter

PERFECTLY GRILLED CHICKEN I would always wonder, “How do I grill chicken that has the perfect combination of crispy skin and is tender and moist on the inside?” When grilling chicken, I stay clear of any marinades while cooking. This will allow family and guests to add flavor to their chicken with BBQ, teriyaki, hot wing, or any number of other sauces. Here we go: rinse and thoroughly dry the chicken. Let chicken come to room temperature 30 minutes before grilling. Brush the chicken lightly with vegetable oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and your favorite bbq rub putting some under the skin. Now the “SECRET.” Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Cook for approximately 20 minutes allowing the bones to heat. This will help to ensure that the chicken is cooked on the inside while sealing in the juices.

Zest of 1 lemon Flour Oil 1. Season both sides of pork with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour and shake off excess. Discard remaining flour. 2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and saute for 2 minutes per side. Remove pork to a plate and keep warm. 3. Stir in the capers and lemon juice and zest. Whisk in the butter. Simmer 2 minutes, scraping up any browned bits from bottom of the skillet. Return the pork to the skillet and simmer gently for about 1 to 2 minutes, until pork is heated through. - Compliments of Snellville Residents, Tom and Pam Brand

Brush the grill lightly with vegetable oil. Grill temperature should stay at 400 degrees. Place chicken skin side down on indirect-heat area; close lid. Cook approximately 20 minutes. Turn chicken over, close lid on gas grill, and cook another 10 minutes. Move chicken over direct heat and cook, turning once, until skin is well browned and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes, you’ll know. WATCH CAREFULLY; dripping fat or oil can catch fire (a small spray bottle filled with water is handy for taming flames). Test one piece to make sure it’s cooked by cutting into the center. It should be slightly pink (it will finish cooking as it rests). If too pink, move chicken back to heat, cover grill, and cook for another 5 minutes. Let rest at approximately 10 minutes before serving. Add your favorite fresh vegetables and enjoy! - Compliments of Snellville Residents Lynn and Perry Cox

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Snellville Commerce Club The Snellville Commerce Club was honored to award two $1,000 scholarships to the Future Business Leaders of America/ Distributive Education Clubs of America program.

Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. Recently accepted to the University of Georgia, he plans to peruse an MBA in Business Administration.

FBLA/DECA member Brandon Kang is the Brookwood High School recipient for 2017. Brandon has served as president of DECA and has won many awards including the Atlanta Marketer of the Year award, placing second in the FBLA State Conference in Marketing and second in DECA State

South Gwinnett High School’s Commerce Club Scholarship recipient is Abby Cleek who is a member of FBLA and DECA and serves as vice president of FBLA. She has been accepted to Georgia Institute of Technology where she plans to pursue a major in Business Administration.

Brandon Kang, Brookwood High School

Abby Cleek, South Gwinnett High School

Stay Connected • Join the Snellville Commerce Club (the commerce arm of Snellville Tourism and Trade)

WHERE BUSINESS THRIVES We meet the first Tuesday of every month at noon at Snellville City Hall. The next meeting is July 11 because of the July 4 holiday.

Membership includes lunch • Tourism = Economic Development Caleb Racicot, principal partner at planning firm TSW, was the guest speaker at the Snellville Tourism and Trade Commerce Club at the June Meeting. Racicot has been tapped by the city to renovate its Development Regulations, documents that sets guidelines for all types of development in the city. The code’s language will not only be cleaned up to make it more user friendly and comprehensive, but development designations will also be made to offer quality and diverse development. The process is currently underway and should be completed within a year. To find more about the process, visit www.snellvilledevelopmentcode.org.

For more information visit www.SnellvilleTourism.com

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We’re Expecting!

1800 Tree Lane, Suite 300 • Snellville, GA

Gwinnett Gynecology is now Gwinnett Gynecology & Maternity Our practice has delivered women’s healthcare with excellence in the Atlanta area since 1973. We are pleased to announce that we will now be offering both obstetric and gynecology services right here in Snellville. Our mission is to provide the most advanced, evidence-based medical care for women of all ages.

Dr. Vonda Ware

Dr. Carmen McGee

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology

For more information, please call 770-972-6464 or visit Gwinnett-Gyn.com

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