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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.  

August 2013

This Issue
2013 Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame
4th Annual Golf Tournament
"A Medieval Knight" October 24
Annual Harvest Ball November 9
NCSP "Stuff the Bus" Success!
Liberty Mutual Insurance

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

2013 Hall of Fame Inductees  
2013 Gwinnett County
Sports Hall of Fame Induction
On Saturday, May 4, 2013, at CoolRay Field, the GCPS Foundation Fund sponsored the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame induction. 
The event was a great success raising funds in support of student academic scholarships.


The 2013 Inductees (pictured above from left to right) were:

  • Courtney Swaim Trimble - Duluth High School - Golf
  • Darius Walker - Buford High School - Football
  • David Hunter - Brookwood High School - Football Coach
  • Sherrill Baker - Greater Atlanta Christian - Basketball  
  • Lou Williams - South Gwinnett High School - Basketball
  • Josh Wolff - Parkview High School - Soccer
Be sure to join us on Thursday, May 9, 2014, at the Gwinnett Civic Center!
Tee Up for the 4th Annual Golf Tournament
benefitting the
GCPS Community-Based Mentoring Program 

Join us on October, 12, 2013 for the 4th Annual Golf Tournament benefitting the GCPS Community-Based Mentoring Program at the Chateau Elan Golf Club. Sign in is at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. 


Registration fee is $100 per person and $400 per foursome.   

Registration fee includes:

  • Tournament entry
  • Breakfast
  • Entry in the hole-in-one contest
  • Entry in the longest drive contest
  • Awards luncheon.

Deadline to enter is October 7, 2013.

Click here for more information and to register for this event. Enjoy a wonderful day at Chateau Elan while benefitting the Community-Based Mentoring Program at GCPS. 
Central Gwinnett Cluster Schools Foundation

"A Medieval Knight"

Thursday, October 24, 2013


Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Sugarloaf Mills
5900 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043


This evening of celebration includes: Teacher of the Year recognition 
and the Knighting Ceremony for the Knights of the Round Table. All entertainment provided by Medieval Times. Heavy hors d' oeuvres included with a cash bar available.


$25 Admits 1 Adult

Tickets will be mailed 3 weeks in prior to the event.


For more information or questions regarding this event contact

Tamara Frazier of the Central Gwinnett Cluster Foundation.






Hilton Atlanta Northeast


Dinner, Silent Auction, Entertainment & Dancing

$50 per person

on sale online only September 1, 2013 


Proceeds provide grants to teachers in our cluster.

SPONSORS - Jump in now to show your support for our schools

Click here for sponsorship


We want to double the number of grants we offer and you will see why after you read how the grants are being used. Click here



Congratulations Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership

on collecting 10,000 items for the

school supply "Stuff the Bus Drive"!


Obtain a quote on auto insurance between

September 9, 2013 - September 30, 2013

and Liberty Mutual will donate $5 to the
GCPS Foundation Fund.
Get a quote on home insurance as well

and we'll donate $5 more!


As an employee of GCPS, you could save with Liberty Mutual Insurance. And the best part-you receive quality coverage, expert advice,24-hour claims assistance and the latest information to keep you and your family safe.

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

 Atlanta Braves Ticket Packages
4 free tickets, 6 buy one get one free (BOGO) tickets (a $400 value) for only $39.99! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Gwinnett County Schools Foundation. Valid for Club Pavillion, Terrace View, Outfield and Upper Box. Note valid Saturdays or NYY series. For questions, order forms or details contact virginia.clary@appreciationevents.com or call 770-952-5182.

GCPS is a member of the Marque Club at the Atlanta Fox Theatre. As members GCPS employees receive discount for tickets on select performances, priority access to purchase tickets, notification on special offers, and more! Visit the GCPS ordering link at http://foxth.co/CorpVIP. Password:GCPSTICKETS


Hotel Planner for GCPS employees! The GCPS Foundation Fund, Inc. has opened an account with HotelPlanner for booking discount hotel reservations.  Sports and academic teams will be the big winners - guaranteed lowest group rates or HotelPlanner will pay for your room! Let Hotel Planner plan your next trip!


Gwinnett County Public Schools is an exclusive BrandsMart U.S.A. Preferred Partner. U.S.A. BrandsMart wants to ensure that GCPS members enjoy all the special and EXCLUSIVE pricing that BrandsMart U.S.A. has made available to GCPS. Just click here to visit your special member web page and enter your promo code GCS32010. NOTE: This is an Exclusive Private Code for members of Gwinnett County Public Schools. It is not to be shared with outsiders. Click here for more information on how you can save on electronics and more today!


Hamilton Mill Country Club 

Spend quality time with your family and friends, stay healthy in an enjoyable way and take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at Hamilton Mill Golf Club, part of the Canongate Family of Golf Clubs! Join now and receive a ZERO ENTRY FEE and FREE GOLF UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2013!!
Click here for more exciting information!


Stone Mountain Park Discount Tickets. Click here for Stone Mountain Discount website and use the GCPS Discount code: GWINSTMTN    


The Georgia Aquarium welcomes GCPS employees!

This special pricing is valid for all employees; along with their family and friends

(Note:  The discounted price will show beside the box asking for number of tickets for adult or child.)

*  Print your tickets from home or bring your Order # to our Will Call Window to receive tickets
*  No waiting in line to purchase tickets
*  For your safety there will be a Security check for all guests
*  Download our "self guided" tour right to your personal IPOD or use our cell phone tour by calling 678-384-4657. Click here to purchase your tickets online! For questions or assistance with the link please call Megan Douaire at 404-581-4455.


Medieval Times E-Ticketing Partner Exclusive!

Our employee perks page has many more offers...so follow this link for more discounts. 

Go to the GCPS pricing link on the Medieval Times website for special ticketing prices for details!


Six Flags Special GCPS Prices
Gwinnett County Public Schools is just a few clicks away from great savings!

Click here for the GCPS Special Ticket Link. 

Username:  gwinschoolsog
Password: (Password is Numeric & Case Sensitive) SixFlags10


Gwinnett Place Nissan

Plan your Summer rental as Gwinnett Place Nissan offers a discounted rate to all faculty and staff of GCPS.(school ID required) Call 770-813-6744 or follow this link. Rent Smart. Rent Nissan.



GCPS Employees are eligible for T-Mobiles discount of 15% on reoccurring charges (voice, messaging, and data) for all lines on their account. No activiation fees on new lines of service, no contract plans and free ground shipping. New customers call 1-866-464-8662 and use the Promo Code 11019TMOFAV. Existing customers can go to www.t-mobile.com/corpdiscount to get their monthly reoccurring 15% discount.

Atlanta Toyota Duluth Diamond Purchase Plan for GCPS Employees!
With a commitment to provide a professional, courteous, hassle-free car buying opportunity to its associates/clients, GWINNETT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS have registered as a member of ATLANTA TOYOTA'S DIAMOND PURCHASE PLAN.  This program provides the entire organization and all associates of GWINNETT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (and their immediate families) the assured lowest, pre-negotiated discount price. Contact Chris Miller at 678-812-1368 or email him at chris.miller@penskeautomotive.com
Barnacles Restaurant in Duluth is offering GCPS employees 10% on their check with free entry on Friday nights! Must show proper GCPS employee identification. Discount can not be applied toward alcohol, tax, or gratuity and cannot be combined with other offers. Barnacles is open 7 days a week with Team Trivia on Mondays & Wednesdays, Karaoke every Tuesday, Texas Hold 'Em Poker Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays and a DJ Wednesdays-Sundays. Click here for information.