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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.  

December 2013

This Issue
Norcross Cluster 2014 Winter Events
Lanier Education Foundation 2014 Blue Jean Ball
Medieval Times
Barnes & Noble Educator's Day

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

Norcross Cluster
2014 Winter Events to Benefit
Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership
Three winter events scheduled to benefit the Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership!

Special Evening with State Rep. Tom and Frances Rice in their Home
February 8, 2014 - $100.00/ea
(limited seating)

Norcross Cluster Valentine's Day Dinner at Farmhouse 17 in Historic Norcross
February 14, 2014 - $75.00/ea

Norcross Cluster Annual Progressive Dinner
 March 15, 2014 - $150.00/ea
Click here for more information on these events and wonderful opportunity to help benefit Norcross Cluster or purchase tickets now!
Lanier Education Foundation 2014 Blue Jean Ball

Saturday, March 1, 2014 


Lake Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway
Buford, GA 30518


The Blue Jean Ball is a casual yet elegant evening that serves as our foundation's primary fundraiser.


Last year's ball raised $25,000 which was distributed through grants to all six schools in the Lanier Cluster. 

There are four levels of sponsorship for the wonderful evening
that will include a social hour with a cash bar, plated dinner,
live and silent auctions and entertainment.


 Click here for more information or purchase tickets now!



 GCPS special pricing link: http://bit.ly/GCPSmedievaltimes
Sugarloaf Mill at I-95 (formerly Discover Mills Mall)
5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

*E-ticketing pricing is reflected when purchasssing through above link only.
No processing fee-an additional savings of $4.00 per ticket. Tax additional.
Exclusive price cannot be combined with any other discount, special offer of
group rates. Some restrictions may apply. Not valid with prior purchases.
Upgrades additional. Discount valid through December 31, 3013. Prices vary
at other loactions. Select other castle to see appropriate pricing.
Not valid for the 9:30pm show on New Year's Eve. ____________________________________________________


The Barnes & Noble Holiday Educator Appreciation Day
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Coffee & Pastries 9:00 am to 10:00 am

PreK-12 educators SAVE 25%
on classroom and personal purchases, including movies, music and electronics.*

*Certain restrictions apply. Educator Discount Card must be presented at time of purchase. Discounts cannot be applied to or combined with any other Barnes & Noble discount programs.

Special Educator Discount on Nook HD 16GB Tablet $124.00 sale price!!

Barnes & Noble Norcross @ The Forum Shop
5141 Peachtree Pkwy, Norcross, GA 30092. 770.209.4244

No time to shop? Send your wish list to LESLIE HALE
 and she will have it ready for you to pick up!

  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! 


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 Packages - For questions, order forms or details call 770-952-5182 or contact [email protected].


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