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Kroger Gives $5,000 to Britt Elementary

The nationwide retailer announced it is donating a total of $22,000 to several Gwinnett County schools.

(Editor's Note: This article is from a press release.)

Kroger’s Atlanta Division will donate a total of $22,000 in grants to ten Gwinnett County schools, including Snellville's , as part of its “Earning Plus Learning” program.

The annual contest invited schools across the division to creatively demonstrate how they promoted the 2011-2012 theme, “Healthy Living,” within their communities.

“Throughout the years, ’s Earning Plus Learning program has donated millions of dollars to local schools and students,” said Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for ’s Atlanta Division. “Once again, we are honored to reward these exceptional schools that have worked so hard to set an example in their communities.”

Gwinnett County schools receiving grants include:

$5,000 grant winners:

  • St. John Neumann Regional Catholic School in Lilburn, Ga.
  • in Snellville, Ga.

$1,500 grant winners:

  • Burnett Elementary in Suwanee, Ga.
  • Chattahoochee Elementary in Duluth, Ga.
  • Dacula Elementary in Dacula, Ga.
  • Grayson Elementary in Grayson, Ga.
  • Parsons Elementary in Suwanee, Ga.
  • Riverside Elementary in Suwanee, Ga.
  • Walnut Grove Elementary in Suwanee, Ga.
  • White Oak Elementary in Sugar Hill, Ga.

The Earning Plus Learning entries took the form of scrapbooks, photos, videos, essays, news clippings and more.  All entries were reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of local and regional community leaders and the Kroger Community Involvement Team.

Throughout the division, 63 elementary and middle schools will receive a total of $146,950 in grants for the program.

To learn more about Kroger, visit the company's website at www.kroger.com.

David Brown April 10, 2012 at 06:38 PM
This is good news and a great recognition for Britt Elementary, my neighorhood's elementary school. Our community is proud of you.
Bobby Howard April 11, 2012 at 03:06 PM
I would like echo David's comments as well. Congratulations' to the staff at Britt Elementary for this achievement. You make us very PROUD. Bobby Howard Snellville City Council "Snellville...Where Everybody's PROUD to be Somebody"

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