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The GCPS Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 charitable organization dedicated to providing resources to enrich and extend academic initiatives of Gwinnett County Public Schools.  

February 2013

This Issue February 2013
Gwinnett Braves
Globetrotters World Tour
Peach State FCU
Monkey Joe's

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Local School Foundation News 


Save the Date! 

Lanier Cluster Blue Jean Ball - Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the Lake Lanier Legacy Lodge.


Gwinnett Hall of Fame - Friday, May 4, at Coolray Field. 2013 Inductees to be named soon!

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Contributions to the GCPS Foundation through payroll deductions may be made via the Portal  Site available on the About Me tab.

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GCPS Foundation Fund, Inc.
437 Old Peachtree Road, NW
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 678.301.7287
Fax: 678.301.7262

Golf Tourny 2013


The PGS Tour's Champions Tour is returning to the Atlanta area for the Greater Gwinnett Championship presented by Mitsubishi Electric Colling & Heating. This 54-hole stroke play tournament will feature 81 Champions Tour professionals this April 15-21, 2013 at the prestigious TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Georgia. Click here for more information. If you would like to volunteer for this prestigious event, contact the Foundation Office or call 678-301-7287. Purchase your tickets now.

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Utilize our baseball themed curriculum to teach your students the AKS-based lessons plans that are customizable and offered for grades K-8.  


$5 SEATS! 

Every seat in the park is discounted to $5!


Click here for more information or call 678-277-0340.


Don't miss the Harlam Globetrotters World Tour!
March 16, 2013 at 1:00pm at the Philips Arena


Don't miss out on the high-flying action and non-stop excitement!
With blazing ball-handling wizardry, mesmerizing gravity-defying dunks, side-splitting comedy and crowd interaction, the Globetrotters captivate both the young and the young at heart. Treat your group or family to a family entertainment experience!


Click here for more ticket information or contact
Ryan Collier at 404-878-3714 or ryancollier@hawkes.net

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Gwinnett Federal is now Peach State Federal Credit Union!
We may have changed our name but everything else is staying
the same - same great people, same great service!
For more information about our products and services,
visit us online at www.peachstatefcu.org

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 Come on in today for a great day of play!


Visit Monkey Joe's for walk-in play, birthday parties,
and fundraising events!


Visit us online to see how!

  District sponsors offering GCPS employee discounts and donating funds in support of student scholarships and district academic initiatives.


Group Hotel Planner for GCPS Employees!
The GCPS Foundation Fund has opened an account with HotelPlanner for booking discount hotel reservations. Sports and Academic teams will be the big winners. Guarenteed lowest group rates or HotelPlanner will pay for your room!

Let Hotel Planner plan your next trip.


HealthyWage $10,000 Challenge! Losing weight is difficult - so why not get paid for it? As an employee of Gwinnett Public Schools you have the opportunity to join a team of 5 to compete in a fun weight loss competition and win $10,000!  The challenge is from February 15 - May 10, 2013.
New 2013 Digital Wish Grants - Submit lesson plans to qualify for over 40 grant awards including smaprtphones, software and IT curriculum. New grants are awarded each month so watch your email for new announcements.

See the calendar here.


Free Software Bundles - We have 6 new CD-ROM software bundle donations available covering math, science, spelling and literacy. Small admin fee applies.

Check them out here


Stone Mountain Park Discount Tickets. Use the GCPS Discount code: GWNTCPS

Snow Mountain fun details


Lowest price on Elmo document cameras - Save $125 on Elmo document cameras. These are the best prices we could find on the web and it's for Digital Wish members only. Use coupon code ELMO25 at checkout. 


More Great Deals - We still have the popular 2 Tablet, 2 Cases and 2 Cards at $240 deal, 2 for $125 Toshiba mini-camcorders, and until February 10 you can get $530 off Dell's short throw interactive projectors.

Here's the full list of deals


More Medieval Times E-Ticketing Partner Exclusive! - Celebrate the new year with 40% off adults and kids through February 28, 2013.

Go to the Medieval Times site for details!

Great Become a member of Canongate Golf Clubs and get access to Hamilton Mill, Traditions of Braelton, Windermere, Olde Atlanta and more! As a Gwinnett County employee you will receive a WAIVED entre fee and FREE GOLF DUES. One year commitment - $100 initiation fee, Two year commitment $0 initiation fee. Offer ends March 1, 2013
Dell Computers Best President's Ever! Dell's exclusive President's Day Pre-Sale starts on February 4 for our MPP Members. GCPS faculty, staff, and students can also earn 5% cash back with a Dell promo eGift Card and free 2nd day shipping on any purchase. Register here to become a MPP Member.
Our employee perks page has many more offers...
so follow this link for more discounts.