Gwinnett County, GA –Derrick J. Wilson, who is leading in votes to be the Democratic nominee for Gwinnett County District 3 Commissioner, is hosting his 2nd Annual school supply drive. The goal: to raise funds to purchase and distribute laptops locally to our families in District 3.
With businesses slowly opening and everyone adjusting to new regulations regarding how to move forward since the outbreak of the coronavirus, residents all over the country are attempting to adjust to this “new normal.” But life did not stop. Summer plans have been altered or canceled, and families still need to prepare their children for the upcoming school year. Due to the pandemic, school districts are weighing decisions to open schools or having students attend virtually during the 2020-2021 academic year. Derrick J. Wilson is seeking solutions that will benefit families and students for either situation, so students will not fall behind.
The fundraising drive will begin June 22, 2020 and continue through July 22nd . Due to the coronavirus and the need for social distancing, this year’s school drive will be held virtually. For every $50 donated, one laptop will be donated to a family in need. Wilson hopes to raise enough funds to purchase 250 laptops to assist families that do not have access to a computer at home. The laptops will be donated to each school’s PTSA on July 31st for distribution to the families. Residents who want to get involved, can donate online at: https://bit.ly/2UXSYPM.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2020 Whitney Furlough, Communications Director Phone: 470-737-1717 Email: email@example.com
It was so nice to just outside this weekend and enjoy the St. Patrick Day festival. My husband and I work a lot, so just to be able to sit outside and enjoy the festivities was great. I really appreciated just being out with people from my community. I've made a vow that we will do more of this. Yes we have to work, but I realize that we have to live also. Saturday was simple living at it's best. My husband got to sample a very strong Irish beer and that was cool. I don't like beer, so I had to pass on that one. After the event he thanked me for dragging him out of the house.
Sometimes it's the simple things that make you appreciate life. We didn't have to dress up and drive somewhere far to enjoy ourselves. It was a breezy Saturday afternoon and we were dressed in sweats and jackets. We drove about 10 minutes to downtown Lawrenceville, parked the car and walked about 2 blocks and we were right in the middle of all of the fun.
I would like to encourage you to take some time and just enjoy the simple things. Life is short and you really should try to live it to the fullest while you can. That's what I intend on doing. This past weekend was a wake up call for me. I don't have to spend all of my time grinding to grow the business. I can take a Time Out and live a little.
That's all I got for you today.
Until Next Time
Make It A Great Day!
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