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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.  

October 2013

This Issue
GCPS Foundation PERKS!
Community-Based Mentoring Golf Tournament
"A Medieval Knight", October 24
Annual Harvest Ball, November 9
Microsoft Office 2013
Office Depot Gives Back!

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

Locating Employee PERKS from the
New GCPS Website Homepage 
Since Gwinnett County Public Schools published the new homepage, the GCPS Foundation employee PERKS page is just two clicks away!
Click here to open the new GCPS homepage and scroll down to the red
 "I want to..."  menu box.
1. Click on the"Contact..." drop-down, and choose GCPS Foundation.  
2. Click on "Employees Perks" located on the left side menu of the Foundation Fund homepage. Be sure to take advantage of the many discounts offered to GCPS employees!
Golf Tournament to Benefit
Community-Based Mentoring Program 
Join us in the 4th Annual Golf Tournament at Chateau Elan benefitting the GCPS Community-Based Mentoring Program!
Click here for more information
on this event and  wonderful opportunity to help raise money for the GCPS Community-Based Mentoring and to purchase your ticket now!

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. Click here for tickets.


$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.



November 9, 2013 

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





The new Office 2013 is available to GCPS employees only for
only $9.95!


Give you and your family the best. Inspiring presentations, impressive homework - and of course, your own projects accomplished quickly and perfectly. The price may be just $9.95, but the possibilities are endless. 
Click here to download software.
All you need is your work email address and the GCPS program code. Personnel may only order a single copy. No acceptance form needs to be completed. This software is available to all GCPS employees for installation on a single personal machine. NOTE: Software must NOT be loaded onto a school or district computer. 


Place your order online and the software download will be sent to your GCPS email address.   


For GCPS program code, contact Daniele Aurandt in the GCPS Foundation Office or call 678-301-7287.

Office Depot gives back 5% of each purchase!
It's easy to receive 5% of each purchase from Office Depot! Just contact Office Depot's corporate office to receive your school's identifcation number.
(1.800­.GO.DEPOT or 1.800.463.3768)

Click here to create your school's identification card from the template provided. Insert your school's name and number on the cards and distribute to your employees, parents, friends and families. Encourage them to purchase all their office needs at Office Depot using the school ID# and your school will receive 5% back from each purchase made!

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


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/CorpVIPPassword: GCPSTICKETS  


Celebrate the New season with Brunswick Zone XL! Brunswick Zone XL Kennesaw would like to welcome an opportunity to partner with your school to host present and future field trips and school functions. Brunswick can provide a fun and safe environment for students to spend the time with their friends and teachers. We can also provide meeting space for staff and PTA meetings for your school! Click here for more information and coupons.


Atl Hawks LogoGCPS Night with the Atlanta Hawks Friday, December 13, 2013! Discounted tickets are available to Gwinnett County Schools employees throughout the entire season. **First 20 kids (ages 6-14) to purchase a ticket for the December 13th game will get to take part in on-court pre-game activities! Click here to purchase your tickets today!


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! 


DSW Exclusive Offer for GCPS Employees on October 3!  GCPS employees receive 20% off regular-prices items

and 10% off clearance on October 3. Click here for more information and coupons.


Ideal Image - All GCPS employees are Ideal Image Corporate Saving Members! Call today and mention you are a corporate member and change your life forever. (800)BE IDEAL or visit Ideal Image online!


Functional Fitness Personal Training Gym - We work with All Ages & Fitness Levels - Beginners - Intermediates - Advanced - Runners - Triathlon Training - Athletes - Health Limitations - Post Rehab - Obesity - and more. Our personal trainers are highly educated and degrees, national certifications and many years of experience. We get results the safe and effective way! Click here for GCPS employee discounts and special pricing!


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


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 PricesGwinnett 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


Champion Landscaping, Inc. - It's time to get your yard ready for fall! General maintenance and mowing, aerating, over seeding, tree and plant pruning, and yard clean-up. Family owned and operated. Serving Gwinnett since 1994. Click here for discount coupons on aerating and for first lawn service.


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.  


Atlanta Braves Ticket PackagesT-Mobile - 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 [email protected] or call 770-952-5182.


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. 


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!

Gwinnett County Public Schools is an exclusive BrandsMart U.S.A. Preferred Partner. BrandsMart U.S.A. wants to ensure that GCPS members enjoy all the special and EXCLUSIVE pricing that has made available to GCPS. Just

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!
Atlanta Toyota Duluth Diamond Purchase Plan for GCPS Employees! With a commitmentto 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 [email protected]
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.

Bodyplex Suwanee is offering a Corporate Advantage Program for GCPS employees. Each employee may enroll themselves along with one family member at the same price! Note: Employee must provide a valid GCPS employee ID.

There is NO Enrollment Fee and membership is $25 per month/person for one year! Contact Kristy Lonsford at
770-614-6140. Click here for more information.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Discounted rate for all Gwinnett County employees. Please use discount code 03E3334. Book online at http://www.enterprise.com or call 1-800-RENT-A-CAR (1-800-736-8222). Includes discounted rates for personal use. Enter "gag" for PIN when prompted. Terms and Conditions