Thrive Y’all | Alex Battle | Community Improvement | Ep 49

While the North Fulton Community Improvement District aspires to develop communities that are both vibrant and sustainable, scaling with the rapid growth that North Fulton’s economy brings can present many challenges. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on the North Fulton CID‘s Program Coordinator, Alex Battle, to learn about the organization’s upcoming expansions.

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Thrive Y’all | Anthony Rodriguez & Ann-Carol Pence | Artistic Expansion| Ep 48

Artistic performances highlight home-grown talent, teach life lessons, and offer an opportunity to strengthen the bond between community members.

In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Aurora Theatre co-founders, Anthony Rodriguez and Ann-Carol Pence, to learn about the organization’s upcoming expansion into the Lawrenceville Arts Center.

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Thrive Y’all | Dana Glass | Safety Net Provider | Ep 47

With nearly 10,000 individuals needing help from health care organizations, it’s become important to reduce as many barriers to care as possible. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on CEO, Dana Glass, to hear how Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services is working to meet people where they are.

By utilizing social media, Aspire is able to reduce the stigma surrounding addictive diseases and mental illnesses while educating the population.

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Thrive Y’all | Renee Byrd-Lewis | Collective Impact | Ep 46

With almost 1 million residents, there are always improvements to the well-being and health of residents in diverse communities such as Gwinnett County. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Executive Director, Renee Byrd-Lewis, to hear how the Gwinnett Coalition is transforming its services to reach all members of the community.

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Thrive Y’all | Darcie Johnson | Philanthropic Foundations | Ep 45

Through philanthropic efforts, we attempt to make the community around us thrive better. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT speaks with current Chair and founding member of the Gwinnett Giving Girls, Darcie Johnson, about the importance of giving back.

Through their philanthropic efforts, community leaders strive to improve upon the environments in which we live, work, and play. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT speaks with current Chair and founding member of the Gwinnett Giving Girls, Darcie Johnson, about the importance of giving back.

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Thrive Y’all | Kali Boatright | The Golden Corridor | Ep 44

In an economy as diverse as North Fulton’s, organizations such as the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce help support businesses of all sizes. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on GNFCC CEO & President, Kali Boatright, to hear about the multitude of services and events available to members.

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Thrive Y’all | Katie Blum | Teaching Tiny Humans | Ep 43

Teachers work tirelessly to instruct students and face the responsibility of developing the next generation of leaders. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, Katie Blum, to hear about the importance of developing a space where students have a sense of belonging.

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Thrive Y’all | Nicole Hendrickson | Creating A Preferred Community | Ep 42

In a county as large as Gwinnett, it’s sometimes difficult for citizens to get and feel involved in local government. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman, Nicole Hendrickson, to learn all about her efforts to help this community thrive.

By creating community outreach programs, gathering citizen input, and putting people first, the Board effectively helps Gwinnett County become better than ever.

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Thrive Y’all | Roslyn Brown & Sherrie Goodman | Career Connections | Ep 41

In a community as tight-knit as Gwinnett County, institutions such as Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) help provide local businesses with an eager workforce. In this episode of Thrive Y’all, Rocket IT shines the spotlight on the Career Development and Advising Center’s Director, Roslyn Brown, and Assistant Director, Sherrie Goodman, to hear how the office created innovative and virtualized services.

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