Gwinnett County Public Schools Career and Technical Education Students of the Year

Feb 24

Congratulations to Gwinnett County Public Schools CTE High School Students Of The Year representing Dacula High, Discovery High, Duluth High and Grayson High. Learn more about Career & Technical Educ...

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Career and Technical Education Students of the Year

Feb 16

Our team congratulates these students for their outstanding achievements in the CTE Programs. These students are the promise of Gwinnett.

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PPB Presents: A Look At Race And Diversity In The Promo Industry

Dec 30, 2020

PPAI’s PromoTalks podcast features insightful, engaging conversations relevant to promotional products professionals and their businesses. The podcast series, which debuted in March, has already...

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HOW EMPLOYERS CAN SUPPORT SELF-CARE

Nov 25, 2020

As this crazy year comes to an end, stress unfortunately does not seem to be going anywhere. COVID cases are again surging, and on top of that are the usual holiday planning stresses, shorter days acc...

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Boosting Employee Happiness | 5 Things Employees Value Above Salary

Nov 20, 2020

What’s important to employees? A lot more than just their paychecks. As it turns out, salary has less to do with employee happiness than you may think. “Money isn’t the driver of jo...

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Promotional Products People Want… But Won’t Buy Themselves

Nov 13, 2020

Everyone has stuff lying around the house that they use regularly without even realizing it. Honestly, when was the last time you bought a jar opener? That’s what we thought! There are tons of p...

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Congratulations TOTY Finalist

Nov 10, 2020

Congratulations to the six Gwinnett County Public Schools finalists for the district’s 2021 Teacher of the Year (TOTY) honor! Your typical day in the classroom doesn’t involve balloons...

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CSI supports Brookwood High School FBLA

Nov 07, 2020

We remain committed to supporting student enrichment and community causes. Join our team in a simple donation of a coat to Brookwood High School FBLA today in their efforts of closing the gap of pove...

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CSI supports Brookwood High School FBLA

Nov 07, 2020

We remain committed to supporting student enrichment and community causes. Join our team in a simple donation of a coat to Brookwood High School FBLA today in their efforts of closing the gap of pove...

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Director James Rayford Shares Report With GCPS BOE

Oct 30, 2020

James Rayford shared his report and forecast of the success health of the male community based mentoring program. In this report, James emphasized the impact and importance of community men volunteer...

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Support For Rewards And Recognition Programs On The Rise

Jul 17, 2020

Most manufacturers—about 80 percent, according to a National Association of Manufacturers survey—expect the coronavirus pandemic to have a financial impact on their business, yet data from...

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The Human Connection Remains An Important Part Of Marketing, Despite Technology And Automation

Jun 24, 2020

Customers’ expectations are proving a challenge for marketers seeking a balance between technology’s efficiencies and personal connections through human interaction. The Conference Board s...

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Working From Home: How Technology Has Kept Us Connected

Jun 05, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of people to quickly adapt to a slew of lifestyle changes. From no longer going out for leisure activities or shopping to putting a hold on conferences and...

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Pyramid Award Winner’s Campaign Draws Record Numbers To Open House

Jun 03, 2020

PPAI’s Pyramid Award program celebrates the talents and accomplishments of the companies and professionals in the promotional products industry. First introduced in 1958, for more than 60 years ...

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Gwinnett school raises money to help feed hungry

May 27, 2020

In continuing their efforts as responsible community members, Brookwood High School students, staff and area residents raised more than $5,200 for the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia to hel...

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District names 2020 GCPS CTE Student of the Year, winner of Inspirational Journey Award

May 20, 2020

Congratulations to Shreya Kuturu, a North Gwinnett HS senior, for her selection as GCPS Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student of the Year! The district also honors Mario Nieto of Norcro...

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Brookwood High Seniors receive Karsh STEM Scholarships to Howard University

May 19, 2020

Two Brookwood seniors are among only 34 students across the nation to receive of a Karsh STEM Scholarship to Howard University--a 100%, four-year scholarship for students interested in pursuing a PhD ...

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Your Company's Product Safety Aware Status

May 14, 2020

Congratulations on your organization becoming Product Safety Aware! Your organization is taking the lead in promoting PPAI’s larger initiative which focuses on creating awareness and promoting t...

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PPEF On Track To Award 161 Scholarships In May

May 06, 2020

The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) is moving forward with awarding $276,750 in scholarships this year as originally budgeted. On an April conference call, the PPEF Executive Committe...

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BIC Graphic NA Donates $10,000 In Promo Products To Local Teachers

Apr 22, 2020

Our supplier partner BIC Graphic NA has donated $10,000 worth of promotional products to Marjorie’s Hope Back to School program in support of Pasco County, Florida, teachers. This is the second ...

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The Coronavirus may prove to be the reset we needed

Apr 13, 2020

I continue to search for my personal lessons, takeaway or discovery from this pandemic. Well, I have connected with many people in my phone contact list with a message of care. I have discovered how m...

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Gwinnett County media center specialist earns national recognition

Apr 11, 2020

A Meadowcreek High School media specialist was named the nation’s top librarian by a magazine that covers education. Cicely Lewis began the “Read Woke” program at the Norcross...

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Siegel, who was 92, passed away due to complications from the coronavirus.

Apr 09, 2020

Sidney Siegel was proud to have been a pioneer in the promotional products industry. But for the native New Yorker, the roles of father, husband and grandfather were even more important. After Siegel...

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Working From Home: A Starter Kit

Apr 09, 2020

Perhaps you've heard? Lots of people are working from home these days – many for the first time. While nobody minds sleeping in and skipping the morning commute, there are definitely some adjust...

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Run the Reagan kicks off 24th year event!

Feb 29, 2020

Special kuddos to Brookwood Cluster Schools, community partners and Run the Reagan board chairman Ron Webster hosting Gwinnett's 24th Annual Premier Road Race. This year's race will raise funds ...

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Congratulations Kerenza Wing 2020 Nations Principal of the Year

Nov 27, 2019

Our team salutes Collins Hill High School Principal Kerensa Wing for her selection as 2020 National Principal of the Year! Each year, the NASSP National Principal Of The Year program recognizes outst...

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Mill Creek Community Breakfast 2019

Nov 19, 2019

Today, Mill Creek High School hosted its annual Partner in Education breakfast honoring retired Gwinnett County Board of Education, District 1 representative Daniel Seckinger for his outstanding servi...

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Meadowcreek Host Annual Partnership Recognition Breakfast

Jun 13, 2019

Wednesday, May 29th Meadowcreek High School hosted its Annual Partnership Breakfast inviting business relationships to enjoy a meal, share insights of the impact of human capital, in-kind, internships...

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Shawn Merchant Meadowcreek High TOTY 2017-18

Apr 16, 2019

Great seeing Shawn Merchant at Meadowcreek High Career and College Expo last Friday. Shawn is the 2017-18 Meadowcreek High Teacher Of The Year recipient. Shawn was presented with a diamond dial watc...

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Gwinnett American Values Dinner 2019

Mar 07, 2019

Thank you Mustang Community Foundation, Dr. Welch and Lynette Apointe for your gracious invitation to join you and your guest at the Annual Gwinnett American Values Dinner 2019. Friends of Scouting t...

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CSI Participtates In Tucker High School Career Fair

Feb 28, 2019

A special thanks to Principal Eric Parker for his invitation for our team to share career pathways, enrichment, career relevance and readiness Wednesday at Tucker High School. Students were prepared ...

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CSI Supports Shiloh High College and Career Fair

Feb 22, 2019

Our commitment to supporting public education initiative includes, but not limited to participating in career day enrichment. Students attending Gwinnett County Public Schools are intentionally intro...

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Bethesda Elementary Recognitizes Kelly

Feb 13, 2019

Our team was honored with a meaningful moment recognition from Bethesda Elementary Principal Pam Williams for support of her vision and mission of student academic success. Our team supports teaching...

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Graves Elementary Principal Clayborn Knight Recognizes Bryan

Feb 12, 2019

Our team was honored today by Principal Clayborn Knight in a heartfelt, meaningful moment recognition for our efforts of supporting, advocating and championing teaching and learning at Graves Elementa...

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Graves Elementary Celebrates Student Success

Feb 11, 2019

Principal Clayborn Knight of Graves Elementary School celebrates student academic achievement of these 3 students passing the Georgia Milestone testing. Special thanks to business partners Atlanta's ...

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Selects Teacher Of The Year

Jan 03, 2019

Congratulations to Gwinnett County's 2019 Teacher of the Year Heidi Campbell of Parkview High School! A teacher who never runs out of smiles, she never says that the connects she makes with students ...

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Meadowcreek HS ROTC Salutes Veterans

Nov 12, 2018

Meadowcreek High School leads Gwinnett County Public Schools as one of the largest ROTC Programs in excess of 273 students participating. Today was an incredible display of student salute to all mili...

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Goodwill CEO visits Meadowcreek High School

Nov 01, 2018

Today Meadowcreek High School Principal Tommy Welch hosted a conversation and tour for Keith Parker CEO of Goodwill of North Georgia. This collaboration offers Meadowcreek HS students enrichment, job...

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GCPS REACH Scholar Signing Ceremony

Oct 25, 2018

Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks and his team welcomed Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to celebrate, recognize and charge middle school students with academic success. Georgia...

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Career Connection Expo 2018

Oct 16, 2018

Thank you Jody Reeves, CTE Team and local school CTE coaches for inviting our team to participate in the 2018 Career Connection Expo. This year 5,000 middle school students, 400 representatives of 18...

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher Of The Year Finalist

Oct 10, 2018

Our team salutes all teachers across the county for the great work they do in education, encouragement, enrichment and nurturing of students of primary, secondary and post secondary education.

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Brookwood High Principal Ford Recognizes Teacher Of The Year

Oct 09, 2018

Our team joins principals in celebrating their core asset, their teachers. We are in our 4th year of donating a diamond watch to select Gwinnett County Public Schools for this coveted recognition. Co...

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Berkmar HS vs Meadowcreek HS Classic Football Game

Oct 01, 2018

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Berkmar HS Meadowcreek HS Leadership Developement Community Service Project

Sep 27, 2018

Berkmar HS vs Meadowcreek HS Classic football game has come again. Each year these schools are rewriting the narrative for the fans and community, "this game is NOT a rivalry, its a classic." All we...

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Bethesda Elementary PTA Fund Open-Air Pavilion For Student Learning

Sep 24, 2018

Bethesda PTA embarked on a visionary project of building an open-air pavilion for student learning. The vision of this learning space allows educators options of creating temporary classroom settings...

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Shiloh Middle Schools Host Community Support & Impact Meeting

Sep 14, 2018

Shiloh Middle School hosted its monthly Community Support & Impact Lunch Meeting inviting faith-based community, business community, parents and cluster principals to attend. Dr. Tereka Williams, Pri...

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Congratulations Holly Hahn McConnell Middle TOTY

Sep 12, 2018

Our team salutes the great work of all teachers and especially Holly Hahn an educator at McConnell Middle for her selection as Teacher Of The Year 2018 - 2019.

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Meadowcreek High School Varsity Basketball Team Recognized by GCPS Board Of Education

Apr 21, 2018

Congratulations to Meadowcreek High School Varsity Basketball Team for their 7A State Championship. On Thursday night these young men were recognized by Gwinnett County Public Schools Board of Educat...

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Berkmar Host Area School Board Meeting

Apr 16, 2018

Kudos to Principal Al Taylor, his administrative team, and educators of the Berkmar High School Culinary program for hosting an outstanding area board meeting last week. Berkmar's branding strategy...

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Discount Tire Tours Junior Achievement Discovery

Apr 12, 2018

It was my pleasure today to facilitate a tour for the team of Brian Herrington and James Stepherson of Discount Tire. Discount Tire has a long standing commitment of supporting teaching and learning ...

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Shiloh High Host Annual College & Career Fair

Mar 21, 2018

It was pleasure for our team to support teaching and learning in conversations with Shiloh High School Students on the subject of college and career readiness. The young generation offers much promis...

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GCPS Community Based Mentoring

Mar 05, 2018

It was my pleasure to attend the Gwinnett County Public Schools Community Based Mentoring 7th Annual Career Summit Saturday March 3rd at Berkmar High School. Director James Rayford has recruited male...

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Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charity Makes a Difference!

Mar 05, 2018

Our team proudly supports weekly volunteering at Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charity. Meet Skylar a guest at the home. The Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charity is supported by over 30,000 volunte...

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Brookwood Cluster Schools Support Run The Regan!

Mar 01, 2018

Another successful year of the Annual Run The Regan, a non-profit and qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race. Brookwood High Schools students were exhibitors selling school and Bronco Nation products ...

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Great educators help mold great students!

Feb 09, 2018

"I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well" is a quote by Alexander The Great which describes the impact of teachers on students. So great to see Mrs. Gazda at the groc...

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Congratulations CTE Student Of The Year Toni Walker

Feb 06, 2018

Congratulations to CTE Student Of The Year, Toni Walker, who won 1st Place for The State Of Georgia DECA Competition in Apparel and Accessories Marketing. Toni will now compete on the national level ...

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Thank You Gregory

Feb 06, 2018

It is so exciting to see the business community reinvesting their most precious asset, their time in teaching and learning at Crews Middle School (Rod Hames) in Gwinnett County Public Schools. Big th...

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Roberts Elementary Feedback

Jan 16, 2018

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Feedback from Deepa Goyal on her TOTY Recognition

Jan 16, 2018

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6 important tips for selecting branding solutions!

Dec 09, 2017

6 Things You're Missing Out on by Not Using Promotional Products Promotional products aren’t just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your ...

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CSI Supports Crews Middle School Shark Tank

Dec 07, 2017

Bryan has supported Rod Hames Shark Tank student exercise at Crews Middle School for years. Thanks Don Smith of Merrill Lynch for his attendance and support of Gwinnett County Public Schools over man...

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We support Friends Of Scouting

Dec 05, 2017

Our team supports the great work of scouting impacting young lives. Bryan will serve a consecutive year as Chairman of the Lilburn Friends of Scouting. There are may notable individuals who were sco...

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Brookwood High School Entrepreneurship Program

Oct 27, 2017

We were honored to have been invited to share relevance and readiness insights of entrepreneurship with Brookwood High School students. Cindy Quinlan (R) and Angie McLane (L) are equipping students w...

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We are known by the customers we keep!

Sep 17, 2017

In 2011, our team was commissioned by NBMOA (National Black McDonald's Operator's Association) to solve a problem with a solution to recognize their 18 members who were instrumental in negotiating par...

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Elena Lopez of McGuireWoods Law Firm Tours Meadowcreek High School

Sep 07, 2017

What an exciting morning as both Bryan representing CSI and Elena Lopez representing McGuire Woods Law Firm with 22 offices both U.S. and internationally, were hosted by Lynnette Aponte for a tour of ...

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CSI Supports Gwinnett County Police Foundation Golf Tournament 2017

Aug 29, 2017

It is our pleasure to support the annual Gwinnett County Police Foundation Golf Tournament. The goals of the GCPF are: to improve public safety in Gwinnett County by sponsoring programs that focus...

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Jose Eduardo Diaz

Jul 22, 2017

We are so regretful to hear the passing of SRO Jose Eduardo Diaz, Meadowcreek Cluster of Gwinnett County Public Schools. Our prayers are with the Diaz family and the extended Meadowcreek Cluster fami...

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Georgia Department of Education Announces 2017 Scholars

Jun 19, 2017

Through the Georgia Scholarship program, the Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life. The program is coordinated by...

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Gwinnett County Board of Education Recognizes Meadowcreek High School State Soccer Champions

Jun 15, 2017

Our team joins the community, parents and Gwinnett County Board of Education in saluting these outstanding student athletes for their accomplishment of State Soccer Champions. Our team was honored t...

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CSI preferred consultant to design Meadowcreek Cluster Schools Leadership Jackets

Jun 08, 2017

A picture speaks louder than a thousand words! We are so honored to have been chosen as the preferred vendor for the 2017-2018 Meadowcreek Cluster of Schools Leadership Sport Coats. Looking past the...

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Summer Leadership Conference 2017

Jun 08, 2017

We are appreciative for the opportunity to provide solutions for the GCPS Annual SLC. We approach opportunities in a unique way: 1. Agree on the objective. 2. Agree on the measure. 3. Agree on the...

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We help clients foster a culture of recognition

May 24, 2017

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Dr. Maya Angelou Our team brings over 23 years of recog...

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Shiloh Middle Closes The Year With Highlights

May 19, 2017

It was my pleasure to serve this year on the Shiloh Middle Community, Success & Impact Committee. I encourage business owners to engage and commit this upcoming school year to schools in Gwinnett Cou...

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Sweetwater Middle Recognizes Community Partners

May 19, 2017

Our team was honored to receive recognition as a business partner supporting teaching and learning by Principal Jay Nebel of Sweetwater Middle School. Sweetwater encourages community, families and bu...

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Shiloh Middle Community, Support and Impact Luncheon

May 18, 2017

The purpose of the Shiloh Middle School Community, Support and Impact Committee is to foster champions who advocate for teaching and learning by sharing 3 T's: Talent, Time and Treasure. Today's meet...

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Louise Radloff Recognized by The Salvaltion Army of Gwinnett

May 13, 2017

Louise Radloff, who serves on the Gwinnett County Public Schools Board of Education representing District 5, was recognized Friday, May 12th by The Salvation Army of Gwinnett at the annual luncheon "D...

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How To Find The Right Business Partner

Apr 12, 2017

In today's blog, we share these insights from Elinor Robin, a mediator who's doctorate dissertation focused on the key factors of successful business partner relationships. ...

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How Do Promotional Products Stack Up?

Mar 28, 2017

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CSI Salutes Brookwood High School Orchestra

Mar 23, 2017

Our team salutes 33 Brookwood Orchestra Students for their hard work, practice and preparation for their performance in New York City at Carnegie Hall Friday Night. Additionally, we celebrate those e...

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CSI Salutes Shamira Pierson-Porter as GCPS Middle School Counselor Of The Year

Mar 22, 2017

Our team salutes Counselor Shamira Pierson-Porter, of Radloof Middle School in her recognition of Gwinnett County Public Schools Counselor Of The Year. Ms. Pierson-Porter understands the importance o...

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Seven Ways To Be A More Effective Leader.

Mar 22, 2017

Culture and Climate Most people typically don't like being on the receiving end of demands but we often have to take it, especially if this person is the boss. While there are some situations in w...

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CSI Salutes Dr. Tommy T. Welch

Mar 21, 2017

Our team salutes Dr. Tommy T. Welch, Principal of Meadowcreek High School for his outstanding commitment to teaching and learning in Gwinnett County Public Schools. It's with great pride that our tea...

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Wellness Strategy

Mar 01, 2017

How does your organization measure the cost of wellness or attendance? What is that measure worth to your organization if you can reduce significantly. Consider this cost effective 20 oz. Fruit Bask...

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7 Traits Of An Innovator

Feb 24, 2017

Seven Traits Of An Innovator by James Bertrand Innovation is critical to business. Why? Well, you can't just keep doing the same things over and over again, and expect increasingly better results. Y...

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Desk Accessories Yield Results

Feb 24, 2017

Desk accessories are highly used in the workplace and consumer daily lifestyles. Consider our unique gallery of journals for your next recognition, branding or theme strategy of telling your story. ...

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Congratulations to Dr. Tommy T. Welch, Georgia Association Secondary Schools Principal of the Year

Feb 23, 2017

Our team would like to give a shout out to Meadowcreek High School Principal Dr. Tommy T. Welch for his selection as Georgia Association Secondary Schools Principal of the Year 2017-2018. Way to go D...

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