GDP Script/ Top Stories for Tuesday May 30th
Publish Date: May 26 Friday
From the Henssler Financial Studio Welcome to the Gwinnett Daily Post Podcast
Today is Sunday May 28th , and happy 48th birthday to singer Ceelo Green
I’m Bruce Jenkins and here are your top stories presented by Peggy Slappey Properties
1. Piedmont Eastside partners with GNR Health to bring Mobile WIC Unit to Snellville
2. Lawrenceville, Impact 46 launch fifth year of Summer of Impact internship program
3. And Robots serving drinks in Buford
Plus we’ll have a 22-23 high school year recap and look ahead to football with daily Post sports editor Will Hammock, and get actual good news on food prices from Gary Crawford of the USDA
Plus, we visit with Leah McGrath from Ingles markets about cutting back on sugar
All of this is coming up on the Gwinnett Daily Post podcast.
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Story 1. piedmont
Piedmont Eastside Medical Center in Snellville has partnered with GNR Public Health to provide a monthly WIC bus at the medical center's North campus. The WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Mobile Unit is a federally-funded initiative that offers health and nutrition services for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, infants, and young children. The bus serves as a full-service WIC clinic, conducting appointments and loading eWIC cards with benefits on-site. Piedmont Eastside will host the WIC mobile unit on the first three Wednesdays of each month, offering WIC eligibility assistance, nutrition education, and outreach events such as a specialized farmer's market for WIC clients. The collaboration aims to provide accessible support for families in need and promote healthy outcomes for children in the community. For more information visit gwinnettdailypost.com.
STORY 2: opportunities
Five years ago, the city of Lawrenceville initiated the Summer of Impact program to offer paid internships to local high school students, enabling them to explore future career goals. This year, the program began with a unique "Signing Day" ceremony where 11 students signed contracts for eight-week summer internships. The program is a collaborative effort involving the city, Impact 46, Central Gwinnett and Discovery high schools, and Hearts to Nourish Hope. The selected students will intern at various organizations, including the Aurora Theatre, Barrios Virguez Attorneys, and the city of Lawrenceville. The program aims to develop future leaders and strengthen the local workforce while providing pathways for post-secondary options and professional networking opportunities. To learn more, visit impact46.org.
Story 3: robots
Kura Sushi USA, a technology-enabled Japanese restaurant concept, has opened its second Atlanta-area location at the Exchange at Gwinnett in Buford. Known for its revolving sushi service model, Kura Sushi offers over 140 authentic dishes, including nigiri, rolls, noodle dishes, and desserts. Guests can select sushi plates from the revolving sushi bar or place orders using touch panels at their tables. The orders are prepared and delivered to the table via the "sushi highway." The restaurant also features Kur-B the KuraBot, which assists waitstaff in delivering drink orders. Kura Sushi aims to provide an innovative and interactive dining experience, combining tradition and technology.
STORY 4: Art
The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting several visually exciting exhibitions this summer. One of them is "Patchwork: The Work of Krista M. Jones," featuring the vibrant and pattern-based murals and canvas paintings of Atlanta artist Krista Jones. The exhibition includes large and small paintings, soft relief sculptures, and installations that explore symbolism and the human experience. Another exhibition, "Transformation," showcases the works of 29 fiber artists from the Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild, including woven items, tapestries, and mixed media pieces. Additionally, the Hudgens Center presents "The Cup Show," displaying 141
ceramics pieces, each a unique drinking vessel. The exhibitions run through mid-July, and the center also offers classes and camps for those interested in the arts. Read more about this story at gwinnettdailypost.com
Story 5: music
The LIVE in the DTL concert series is back in Lawrenceville, offering a lineup of tribute acts, throwback hits, and emerging artists. Presented by Consolidated Pipe & Supply Company, Inc. and sponsored by Northside Hospital Gwinnett and Lawrenceville Utilities, the series promises an entertaining experience for all. The concerts will be held at the Lawrenceville Lawn in the evening, with food trucks available from 6 pm. Attendees can bring lawn chairs or blankets, and free parking is available throughout Downtown Lawrenceville. The remaining concerts feature acts such as Danielle Ponder, Gump Fiction, Cassette Rewind, ABBAFab, and Los Chicos del 512. …we’ll have more after this
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Story 6: sports
Now that the 2022-23 school year is in the books, the high school sports calendar looks ahead to football. Our Brian Giffin talks with Daily Post Sports Editor Will Hammock, looking back at this year, and ahead to the approaching football season
.……back in a moment
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As much as inflation overall, and in particular food prices have been headline stories the past several months, Gary Crawford of the US Department of Agriculture offers some actual good news in this report
Back with final thoughts after this
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