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September 24, 2010

Gwinnett Tech Hosts Vince Dooley Book Signing, Plus Fall Plant Sale and Gardening Workshops
Dooley to discuss his latest book: Vince Dooley's Garden: A Horticultural Journey of a Football Coach

Lawrenceville

Gardening enthusiasts will want to flock to Gwinnett Technical College on Friday, October 15. The college is hosting several gardening and horticulture events that day including:

  • Vince Dooley Book Signing – Gwinnett Tech and the Gwinnett County Public Library System will host former University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley for a book signing at The Busbee Center, Building 700, on Gwinnett Tech's campus at 10:00 a.m. Dooley is an avid gardener and will be discussing and signing his new book, Vince Dooley's Garden: A Horticultural Journey of a Football Coach.
  • Planting Workshops – Gwinnett Tech's Continuing Education Division will host two gardening workshops immediately following Dooley's presentation in The Busbee Center, Building 700. The workshops Kitchen Gardens–Vegetables in the Landscape and Flower Show Blue Ribbons Made Easy will be held at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m., respectively.
  • Fall Plant Sale – Gwinnett Tech's Environmental Horticulture program will host its annual Fall Plant Sale from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Gwinnett Tech Greenhouse, adjacent to Building 600.

Those interested in attending the book signing for Dooley or the gardening classes must register by visiting www.GwinnettTech.edu/ce and selecting the Hobbies and Personal Enrichment class schedule, or by calling 770-995-9697. Dooley's speaking engagement and book signing are free and he will have books for sale. The registration fee for the workshops is $10 per session.

Dooley's engagement will be the auditorium of The Busbee Center, Building 700, on the Gwinnett Tech campus, at 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. Please use the north entrance to campus.

Gwinnett Tech's Continuing Education Division offers hundreds of seminars, workshops and short courses in a host of career-focused and enrichment areas. Classes are available in computers and software; language and bilingual skills; sustainability, energy conservation and LEED training; hobbies and personal enrichment; leadership and management; and in a host of industry-specific areas including construction, real estate, healthcare, food service, retailing and manufacturing.  

 GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less.  For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.

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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.

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