Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department

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Upcoming Events

Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources Blood Drive
Wednesday, July 22 from 7 am – 1 pm
684 Winder Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30045

The DWR is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday July 22nd in their training room from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm.  They’ve set a goal of 70 units of blood for this drive. About 4 million people need blood each year in the United States.  That’s one person every two seconds and the overwhelming majority would die without it.  Healthy donors are the only source of blood.  There is no substitute.  If all eligible donors gave twice a year, there would probably never be shortages.  During the summer months of June, July and August, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive. This could add up to more than 100,000 fewer donations and could lead to a shortage in the blood supply.  You can schedule your appointment online by clicking here and using the sponsor code gcwater or you can contact William Watkins at 678-376-6873 or william.watkins@gwinnettcounty.com.

Cars For Critters Mega Hot Rod & Car Show and Drive In

Saturday, July 25 from 4:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Gwinnett County Fairgrounds

Come out to Georgia’s only hot rod parade and drive-in movie for classic cars!  Hosted by Gwinnett County Animal Control, GCPD, GCSO, LPD and Gwinnett Cops for a Cure, the event will start at 4:30 with a parade of classic cars and hot rods leaving from the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter located at 884 Winder Highway in Lawrenceville.  The parade, escorted by Lawrenceville PD, will make its way through downtown Lawrenceville and will arrive around 5:30 pm to the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, where the car show will begin.  Come out to enjoy hot rods and classic cars from all generations, including The Year One Burt Reynolds edition Trans Am and Georgia Tech’s Ramblin’ Wreck!  There will also be multiple agency police vehicles on display, numerous vendors and food trucks. Have a little “Hot-Rodder” in your family?  There will also be a drive-in movie for the little motorheads in your life.  Kids are encouraged to decorate a large box of to create a “car” of their own, where they can sit and watch “Bolt” at the outdoor theater.  The movie “American Graffiti” will also be playing for older kids.  Prizes will be awarded across many categories and the kids will get an award for the “Best Car in Show.”  The event will be complete with carhops and refreshments during the movie.  For more information, contact Rodney McDaniel at rodney.mcdaniel@gwinnettcounty.com or by phone at 770-339-3200.

Thunder in the Mountains
Saturday, August 22 at 11:30 am

3100 Old Cleveland Highway in Gainesville
The Hall County Sheriff’s Office invites you to ride with them in support of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes.  The ride will begin and end at Laurel Park in Gainesville.  Pre-registration rates are $25 for driver and $5 for passenger.  For more information, contact Deputy Chad Mann at cmann@hallcounty.org or at 770-531-6900.