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Thursday, October 17 2013
Lovin'Lilburn Mid-month Update
Brought to you by the Lilburn Community Partnership


Mon. Oct. 14, 5:30-6:30 pm, Lilburn Community Partnership Info meeting, Lilburn City Hall.

Mon. Oct. 14, 6:30 pm. City Council Work Session, 7:30 Council Meeting.  Lilburn City Hall.

Sat. Oct. 19, Fall Juried Art Exhitition Entry deadline.

Sat. Oct. 19 Teen Writing Contest

Mon. Oct. 21, 7pm, SPLOST Forum at Lilburn City Hall

Thurs. Oct. 31, deadline to drop off "Thank You Soldier" letters.  See details at right.

Friday, Nov. 1   Lilburn CP Neighborhood E-mail Address Competition ends.

October 2013  
Read below for time sensitive information and events in our community and forward this on.                                                                                             
Time Sensitve Information
Lilburn Community Partnership Info Meeting

Come Monday, Oct. 14 to Lilburn City Hall auditorium after work for a short, informative meeting on how you can make a positive difference in our community.  Details will be given on how your organization or business can be included in the Web site Community Directory as well as publicizing neighborhood news and business events.  Also, find out more on the Neighborhood Email Address competition which could award your subdivision a $50 gift certificate for landscape materials.

Lilburn Arts Alliance Deadline for Juried Art 
Fall Juried Art Exhibition entry deadline is Oct. 19.  Details at:

SPLOST Forum at Lilburn City Hall

Mon. October 21, 7 pm.  Panel will include Kim Conroy, Dir. Gwinnett Dept. of Transportation, Phil Hoskins, Dir. of Gwinnett Community Services, and Bill Johnsa, Lilburn City Manager.  Discussion will include County and City proposed SPLOST projects.  Presented by the Lilburn Woman's Club.

Voting dates:  Oct. 14 - Mail-in voting absentee and In-person voting at Elections office begins.  Oct. 26 Advance voting at Satellite locations and Elections office.  Oct. 28 - Nov. 1 Advance In-person voting.  Elections Info 

Berkmar HS Thank You Soldier Letter Campaign

Berkmar students are asking the community to participate in Q100's "BigThankYou" campaign, which calls for people in the Atlanta area to write letters of gratitude to deployed soldiers.  With so many family members from our community serving overseas, the students here at Berkmar are very tuned in to how necessary and appreciated these personal letters are for all those serving.   Berkmar invites ALL MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY to submit letters. The Web site suggests a brief letter beginning with Dear Soldier, and following with expressions of appreciaion for their service, dedication, and words of encouragement. The letters may be brief and simply begin with "Dear Soldier," and follow with a brief letter expressing appreciation for his/her service and providing words of encouragement.  READ BELOW FOR LETTER REQUIREMENTS
Deadlines for submissions is October 31, 2013.
Submissions are currently being accepted at BERKMAR HIGH SCHOOL Main Entrance in the Reception Area  and at the customer service desk Kroger located 4155 Lawrenceville Hwy (corner of Hwy 29 and Beaver Ruin Rd.) Store Phone: (770) 717-3050 and link here:
 letter requirements:
All letters must be on 8.5" x 11" paper or smaller.
• Please do not use glue, tape, staples, cardboard, glitter or otherwise attach anything to the paper.
You can decorate using crayons, markers, pens or pencils.
• NO construction paper.
• Use both sides if you like, but use one page per letter only.
• Please do not send greeting cards or photographs.
• Feel free to include your mailing and email address - sometimes military members will write back!
• Individual letters should not be sealed in envelopes.
• Please do not send anything except letters!
We cannot accept donations of any kind, and they should not be included or attached to letters.

Gwinnett Public Library Teen Read Week Writing Contest 
See details below for a great writing contest for teens.
• This contest is open to teens ages 11—18. Any teen can enter online but all prizes must be picked up in 
person at a Gwinnett County Library Branch. 
• Write an original 750—1500 word short story or a section of a longer piece where your character is 
seeking the unknown. 
• Entries must be typed in Arial 12 point font and may be submitted as a hard copy entry or as an email 
attachment. Hardcopy entries will be accepted at any Gwinnett County Library Branch. Digital entries 
can be emailed as an attachment to Entry deadline is October 19, 
2013 at 11:59 pm. 
• All entries must be accompanied by this official contest entry form. Entries submitted without the official 
contest entry form will be discarded. Winners will be chosen based on style, content, and originality. 
The first 200 entries will receive a coupon for a free 8” pizza from Riverside Pizza. 
• 15 entries will be selected to win a free day pass to Stone Mountain Park. Winning entries may be 
posted on the library’s website and/or displayed in the Teen Area collections.  
Teen writing contest, deadline Oct. 19
Look for our next issue of Lovin'Lilburn to come out later this month.  In the meantime, check our Web site for information on our community.
Lilburn Community Partnership
4155 Lawrenceville Hwy #8101
Lilburn, GA 30047
Phone: 678-230-9058
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