Monday, June 11, 2012
Register at participating Belk's including the store at Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth. No purchase necessary to enter.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Father’s Day is this coming Sunday – less than a week away. If you’re looking for a special way to honor Dad, stop by the Belk’s department store at Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth or the Mall of Georgia in Buford and register for an opportunity for him to throw out the first pitch at the Gwinnett Braves game on Sunday, June 17. The G-Braves will play the Columbus Clippers at 2:05 p.m. at the Father’s Day game at Coolray Field. Th lucky dad will also receive a replica Gwinnett Braves jersey and a baseball autographed by a G-Braves player. The prize package includes two tickets to the June 17 game. Additional tickets may be purchased. Other participating Belk’s include locations in Athens, Cumming, Conyers, Gainesville, Norcross, Snellville …
Friday, June 17, 2011
Five ways to celebrate Father's Day in and around Duluth.
The Duluth Patch is running a weekly feature called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. The third Sunday every June is the day we set aside to celebrate the most important men in our lives. This week we highlight five events and activities taking place over the weekend that Dad will love. The G-Braves are offering a special Father's Day Pack. Here's the list: ● Father's Day Brunch at Purple Rain ● Father's Day Cookout at Plantation South ● Gwinnett Braves vs. Durham Bulls ● Nighttime Catfishing Workshop ● Father's Day Brunch at Chateau Elan Want to suggest a list? Submit your idea in the comment box.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
What special memories do you have of your father? How do you celebrate Father's Day?
In my childhood, my mother was the one who was a workaholic ,while my father took time to come to school events, take us on vacation, and help with homework. With Father's Day coming Sunday, I think of those times and realize what a blessing that was. In a study done in 2010, 34 percent of households were those with single moms. In these homes, the children do not know their fathers very well, if at all. So as Father's Day approaches, there are a few traditions that will be upheld. The children will spend the day making homemade crafts to share with all family members who are dads. Then the entire family meets in the evening to give gifts to the fathers and to have dinner. The fathers in our family will enjoy a night just as special as …