Lilburn Living - March 2019

Lilburn Living Covering Lilburn and Mountain Park Volume 29, No. 3 • MARCH 2019 PRICELESS ISSUE! • LOCAL, POSITIVE COMMUNITY NEWS H ometown N ews A tlanta Duluth Historical Society Honors Two with Impact Awards Mark Williams and Cindy Brown Volunteers are the life-blood of all good community organizations. The Duluth Historical Society recent- ly honored two of its hard work- ing members with the 2018 Impact Award. Cindy Brown and Mark Wil- liams are the recipients – cited for being “civic minded people who con- tinually go beyond the call of duty.” Cindy Brown has had a lifetime role model for community activism in her mother, Marilyn, and together they partner in many programs/events, Continued on page 8 We think of baseball as a sign of the summer, but high school pro- grams in the sport must push their schedules up earlier into the winter and early spring of the year in order to play the National Pastime. Some of the best high school baseball any- where in our nation has long been played by the Parkview Panthers in the Gwinnett public school system with a campus at 998 Cole Drive Lilburn 30047. It was back in 1976 that Parkview opened, when Gwinnett was experiencing quantum growth in which Berkmar and South Gwin- nett High couldn’t service the dra- matic population increase. With good alliteration, Parkview students themselves selected the Panthers as their nickname and mascot. The school colors became orange and white with blue as an accent. The Parkview name of the school ref- erenced the nearby landmark Stone Mountain Park. From the start Parkview has excelled in not only academics but also athletics, and in baseball the Panthers have become legendary. Parkview Panthers 2019 Baseball Season Underway Always pointing toward Number One: local home team, known for its distinctive orange uniforms, celebrates yet another championship victory. Continued on page 8