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The Gwinnett Cares Podcast aims to shine a spotlight on organizations and people doing good works in Gwinnett County. In each episode, we'll interview someone to learn about what they, or their organization, are doing to make Gwinnett better, and to help others in our community, and also learn how people can get involved to help. The Gwinnett Cares podcast is hosted by Joel Beck and is presented by The Beck Law Firm, LLC, an estate planning and business law firm located in Lawrenceville, Georgia (www.thebeckfirm.com).

The Gwinnett Cares Podcast aims to shine a spotlight on organizations and people doing good works in Gwinnett County. In each episode, we'll interview someone to learn about what they, or their organization, are doing to make Gwinnett better, and to help others in our community, and also learn how people can get involved to help. The Gwinnett Cares podcast is hosted by Joel Beck and is presented by The Beck Law Firm, LLC, an estate planning and business law firm located in Lawrenceville, Georgia (www.thebeckfirm.com).
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The Gwinnett Cares Podcast aims to shine a spotlight on organizations and people doing good works in Gwinnett County. In each episode, we'll interview someone to learn about what they, or their organization, are doing to make Gwinnett better, and to help others in our community, and also learn how people can get involved to help. The Gwinnett Cares podcast is hosted by Joel Beck and is presented by The Beck Law Firm, LLC, an estate planning and business law firm located in Lawrenceville, Georgia (www.thebeckfirm.com).

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Episodes

Episode 5 - Grace Arbor, a Respite Care Program for the Memory Impaired

12/3/2019
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Recent studies reveal some pretty staggering statistics about the growth of dementia and other memory impairment issues. A 2016 study reported that the number of persons in Georgia with Alzheimer's was expected to increase by about 46% over the period of 2016 to 2025. In 2015, caregivers for persons with dementia provided 584 million hours of unpaid care - the price tag for that would exceed $7 Billion. A 2018 study reported that by 2050, the cost of care for persons with Alzheimer's would...

Duration:00:23:03

Episode 4 - Village of Hope Lawrenceville, an Interview with Jan Jones and Toni Callahan

11/20/2019
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Village of Hope Lawrenceville, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, began In 2015. Though relatively new, Village of Hope has wasted no time making a real Impact In Lawrenceville and serving those In need. Through a variety of programs, Village of Hope works to help ensure that people are fed and sheltered and basic needs met, as the organization's mission Is, "Restoring HOPE for the homeless and those In need In Lawrenceville, GA." In this episode, Joel Beck sits down with Jan Jones...

Duration:00:35:07

Episode 3- The Salvation Army - Interview of Jeremy Mockabee, Commanding Officer of The Salvation Army of Gwinnett

11/6/2019
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Very soon we'll be hearing the bells ring and seeing the red kettles of The Salvation Army In front of stores all around Gwinnett County. Have you ever wondered what happens to those coins or bills you drop In the kettle, and what those funds are used for? In today's episode, host Joel Beck Interviews Captain Jeremy Mockabee, the Corps Officer and Commanding Officer of The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County. Jeremy explains what good works the Salvation Army has been going In our community...

Duration:00:28:40

Episode 2 - Interview with Brent Bohanan of Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity

10/23/2019
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In this episode, host Joel Beck Interviews Brent Bohanan, the Executive Director for Gwinnett County Habitat for Humanity and learns what Gwinnett Habitat has been doing In 2019 to serve and help others in the community. Through their homebuilding and ownership programs, Gwinnett Habitat has completed five homes In 2019, and through their "A Brush With Kindness" home preservation and maintenance program, they have served more than 25 other homes In Gwinnett. In short, a lot has been going...

Duration:00:22:09

Episode 1 - The Introduction

10/9/2019
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In this first episode of The Gwinnett Cares Podcast, host Joel Beck explains why he wanted to start the podcast, namely, to bring awareness of a lot of good work and good news that Is going on around us In Gwinnett County. And, he puts out the call for people to share what organizations or people they'd like to hear from on future episodes of the podcast. The first "full" episode of The Gwinnett Cares Podcast will be released later In October 2019.

Duration:00:04:24