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Spectrum Super Star September

Spectrum Super Stars September 2023

September 1, 2023

Congratulations to our September stars of the month, Gwinnett Master Gardeners Sharon Palmer, Nancy Orrico, Lois Hoppa, Margaret Baggett and Judy Adams “The Master Gardener’s role in the community is to promote gardening through education and volunteering. We all do…

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Life With the Spectrum welcomes Claire Dees, Executive Director at Spectrum!

January 28, 2023

Spectrum has so much to offer from neuro-diverse couples counseling, summer/day camps, programs for youth and young adults that are innovative and fun, if you don’t know about Spectrum you will once you watch and you will want to sign…

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Claire Dees

Meet Claire Dees

January 9, 2023

Spectrum’s Executive Director Claire Dee’s shares her story with Canvas Rebel. Read an excerpt below and click to read the full story. We’re excited to introduce you to the always interesting and insightful Claire Dees. We hope you’ll enjoy our…

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Leadership Gwinnett announces Class of 2023

August 10, 2022

Leadership Gwinnett recently announced the 48 leaders who will make up the Class of 2023 — the 37th class of the organization’s signature program for established community movers and shakers. Since 1985, Leadership Gwinnett has ensured that the community’s most…

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More adults realizing they have autism and never knew it.

August 10, 2022

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Spectrum talks with the Gwinnett County Library System

April 7, 2021

Spectrum was pleased to have the opportunity to talk about Spectrum and Autism awareness and acceptance during April 2021 with the Gwinnett County Library System so they could share with the families they serve as we all work together to…

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Claire Dees interview on the Business RadioX

June 18, 2020

Claire Dees, Executive Director, Spectrum Autism Support Group  appeared on Business RadioX sharing hope and inspiration. Spectrum Autism Support Group provides support, education and resources for individuals and families impacted by autism in Gwinnett and the surrounding metro Atlanta area.…

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Regions Bank Giving Spectrum Autism Support an Opportunity to Win $5,000 plus Volunteer Service through Social Media, Web Promotions

June 15, 2020

Public encouraged to cast online votes as Regions’ What a Difference a Day Makes program highlights autism awareness. Vote for SPECTRUM here. ATLANTA, Ga. – June 15, 2020 – Throughout this month, is raising awareness and providing financial support…

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Spectrum on CBS 46 News December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018
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Spectrum nominated for a Pinnacle Small Business Award

September 25, 2018
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Spectrum Article from Gwinnett Daily Post

August 29, 2018

  Spectrum in the news! Perfect timing for Autism Awareness/Acceptance month!  Check it out here:

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Spectrum Autism Support Community Champions Grant

July 3, 2018

Community Champions Grant Winner: Spectrum Autism Support

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Spectrum nominated for 2018 Non-profit Impact Business Award!

March 30, 2018

We are proud to announce that Spectrum is a NOMINEE  for the 2018 Non-profit #IMPACTBusinessAwards, hosted by @GwinnettChamber! See Press Release

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StyleBlueprint Article featuring Charity Giveaway Finalists, including Spectrum

December 1, 2017

Spectrum was happy to participate in the StyleBlueprint competition and appreciate the opportunity even though we did not win $5000. Thanks to all who voted and got us to the final six! Grateful for the recent opportunities for more PR…

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November 28, 2017: VoyageATL Interview with Claire Dees of Spectrum

November 28, 2017

Meet Claire Dees of Spectrum Autism Support Group

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Volunteers needed for support group, Georgia Race for Autism

September 27, 2017

Gwinnett Daily Post – September 20, 2017 By Claire Dees Volunteering often brings a free T-shirt and service hours to report. But I have enough T-shirts and more service hours than I can count. I now volunteer because I love it. As…

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Primerica Recognizes Philanthropic Grantees at Employee Luncheon

October 27, 2016

By Keith Farner / Duluth-based Primerica recently announced during a luncheon event grantees of The Primerica Foundation, the company’s philanthropic arm that honored five nonprofits selected by Primerica’s employees. The grantees represented at the event were: FurKids, Happy Tails…

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Claire Dees

Spectrum Announces Hiring of Claire Dees as New Executive Director

July 1, 2016

Spectrum Autism Support Group (Spectrum) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Claire Dees as their new Executive Director. Spectrum, a 501(c)(3) organization has served the autism community in Gwinnett County and surrounding areas for the past 18 years.…

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Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation

Spectrum Recieves $26,564 from Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation

February 5, 2015

Spectrum Board Members Kelly Laco Cheri Hakes accept a check for $26,564 from Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation trustee Faye O’Dell in a February 5, 2015 ceremony. Spectrum was one of 89 applicants chosen to receive financial assistance from…

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