Saturday, February 16, 2013
The 72,000 square-foot center across from GMC-Duluth to be used for future expansion.
The vacant shopping center on Howell Ferry Road across from Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth has been purchased for hospital expansion. The purchase by Gwinnett Medical Center of the 72,000-square-foot center, known as the Ingles shopping plaza, occurred after several years of discussion. The official name of the center is At Howell Station. “Through this acquisition, we’ll have an additional 10 acres of land and 72,000 square feet of building space, which can be developed to support our strategic long-term growth,” said GMC Executive Vice President and COO Thomas Shepherd. “Soon, we’ll evaluate existing needs and anticipated future growth to specify how this property can best serve the community,” Shepherd said. “This acquisition was …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Gwinnett Medical Center hopes its dance video is the winner of a first-place prize of $10,000, which will be donated to a charity of its choice.
For a second year in a row, Gwinnett Medical Center is throwing its pink gloves in the ring for Medline Industries' annual contest aimed at raising awareness about breast cancer. The clinical staff put together its video for the Pink Glove Dance Competition with no assistance from the hospital's marketing department. It features hundreds of hospital employees, volunteers and physicians "honoring the breast cancer survivors we serve," the team said in its contest statement. "Our amazing community inspires us every day and we hope that this video inspires them," the statement also read. Winners of the contest will be chosen by community votes. Voting is open until midnight on Nov. 2. The winner will get $10,000 to donate to the nonprofit of …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Nearly 40 Gwinnett dentists are raising money for 3D breast imaging equipment by donating their services for teeth whitening.
A Norcross dentist is helping raise money for breast cancer through teeth whitening services. Dr. Richard Goodroe joins Gwinnett dentists who are offering teeth bleaching services starting Oct. 1 through the end of January 2013 to raise funds for new 3D breast imaging equipment at Gwinnett Medical Center. The “Brighter Smiles for Brighter Futures” program was founded in 2001 by Lawrenceville dentist Dr. Bruce Carter, who was joined by Duluth dentist Dr. Slade Lail in 2002. Dr. Tina Heil Herrington of Suwanee teamed with Carter as co-chairman of the program four years ago. Now, nearly 40 dentists are offering teeth bleaching as part of the fundraising effort. During its first three years, the program raised more than $104,000 for Gwinnett …
Saturday, August 11, 2012
The lucky baby is Lucy Baker, who was born Thursday.
Little Lucy Baker came into the world Thursday to a big celebration. Not just because she is the third child of proud parents Brian and Kimberly's. But also because Lucy was the 100,000th baby born at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville. Lucy was born at 10:02 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, weighing in a 7 pounds and 8 ounces. See the full story on the Lawrenceville Patch.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Mayor Bucky Johnson accepted the award at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce's 64th annual dinner.
Mayor Bucky Johnson and many others recieved Public Services Awards at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s 64th annual dinner at Gwinnett Center in Duluth. With thousands of business and community leaders in attendance, the Feb. 3 dinner celebrated the chamber’s accomplishments in 2011 and recognized individuals and organizations that made a difference in the community. Mayor Johnson was recognized as “an advocate for a better future” and praised for attracting high-profile companies to Norcross and retaining RockTenn. He serves on the Atlanta Regional Commission, the Metro Atlanta Mayors Association, the Georgia Municipal Association and the Gwinnett Municipal Association. Johnson chairs the Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable, …
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Gwinnett County Police have arrested Agustin Rangel-Oviedo. He is charged with stabbing a man to death on Sunday morning.
Updated May 2 at 2 p.m. Gwinnett County Police were called to the Sinclair Apartments in an unincorporated area of Norcross Sunday morning and found an adult male had "suffered multiple stab wounds," according to a release. He was transported to Gwinnet Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The victim has now been identified as 20-year-old Sifredo Palma of Norcross. The Homicide Unit announced today that they have arrested 21-year-old Agustin Rangel-Oviedo on charges of aggravated assault and murder. The motive of the murder is still unclear, according to police. Police have also arrested 18-year-old Rogelio Rangel-Oviedo, the suspect's brother, on charges of Hindering the Apprehension of a Fugitive. Police reported on …