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State of the County Address Set for Wednesday

Gwinnett Chamber and Council of Growth hosting address by new county commission chairman.

Gwinnett Commission Chairman will share her vision for the county at the annual State of the County Address Wednesday, May 18, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and the Council for Quality Growth will host the address presented by Gas South. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. followed by the noon program and address.

“Gwinnett County continues to be a leader in infrastructure development, quality of life and economic development. I look forward to Chairman Nash’s outlook as she leads Gwinnett to a robust and prosperous 2011,” said Michael Paris, president and CEO of the Council for Quality Growth, in an announcement for the address.

The State of the County Address will offer Gwinnett business and community leaders the opportunity to become acquainted with Nash, a former Gwinnett County administrator, who was just elected chairman in March. During her 27-year career with Gwinnett County she worked as a manager/accountant, budget manager, finance director/chief financial officer and then as county administrator. 

“Gwinnett County is in an exciting time with a future that is promising and hopeful. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is working hard to create and maintain prosperity,” said Jim Maran, president and CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber, in the announcement. “We are pleased to welcome and hear Chairman Nash speak at the State of the County Address.”  

Tickets are $75 for Gwinnett Chamber and Council for Quality Growth members and $100 for non-members. The Gwinnett Center is located at 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy. To register to attend click here.

The event will be aired on TVgwinnett, the local government access cable channel, starting on Friday, May 20, at 8 p.m. and available on-demand at www.TVgwinnett.com.

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