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Graduating high school students receive Conservation Authority scholarships

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The Conservation Scholarship program rewards graduating high school students continuing their post-secondary studies in a conservation related field based on their academic achievement and their demonstrated interest and involvement with the environment. In total, $3,000 was awarded across the St. Clair region this year. Devan Spradbrow and Erich Maxfield, both from St. Clair Secondary, were [...]

Women in Networking build team continues its work on Habitat Home

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A team made up exclusively of members of the local Women in Networking (WIN) group in Sarnia-Lambton continues to work hard on what is the first-ever “WomenBuild” Habitat for Humanity project in the area. The WIN team was installing drywall on June 27 at the home, which is at 386 Northridge Place in Petrolia. “We [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #140

The Show with David Burrows #140

Chris Molyneaux special mention. The Entertainment Scene: Glenn MacKinnon share the events of this weeks Bridge Bash 2014. Three nights this year! wsg See Spot Run! In The Community: Awesome Foundation Sarnia picks 2 winners for their $1000 mini grants. Andrew Thomas & Ashley Tanguay each share their AWESOME idea! Indiefest round 2 [...]

Bridge Bash 2014 kicks off Thursday with independent music!

Bridge Bash 2014 Entertainment Line-Up

The annual Bridge Bash hosted by the Point Edward Optimists has added an additional day to the event. The event will begin under the Bluewater Bridge Thursday July 10th at 7pm. Local Rock-a-Billy group, Scott Manery & The Barnburner’s will start things of with their high energy show. Next local Southern Rock group “Squeeze Left” [...]

Local naturalist receives award from provincial conservation group

River Murray

River Murray, a young naturalist with Lambton Wildlife, is the recipient of the Margaret and Carl Nunn Memorial Camp Scholarship Award for her contributions to area conservation efforts. Ontario Nature, a provincial organization that protects wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement, presented the award to Murray at its 83rd annual [...]

Traditional pancake breakfast set to kick off Mackinac Boat Race

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The Rotary Club of Sarnia will again host their traditional pancake breakfast under the Blue Water Bridge to celebrate the start of this year’s Mackinac Boat Race. The breakfast, to be held Saturday, July 12 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., has been a Sarnia tradition for over 30 years. At only $6 for adults [...]

Balloons to the Moon and Beachfest both Awesome ideas!

Awesome Foundation July winner Andrew Thomas with trustee Matt Berube

Nothing is to crazy to be awesome! The Awesome foundation of Sarnia is handing out $1000 every month for Awesome ideas. It’s very simple. If you have an awesome idea you can apply. Every month the Awesome Foundation picks three applicants to give their “pitch” and then one awesome idea recieves $1000. The winners for [...]

Summer fun pool league weekly update

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

Sarnia’s original Rack n Roll pool league is now in week two. Both singles and team events happen every Tuesday and Wednesday at various locations around the city. While teams and singles events are already underway teams sometimes need spares to fill a spot. To be added to a list or to receive more information [...]

New Christian school has location for fall opening as it finalizes its staff line up

A new Christian school in the area will share space in the YMCA Learning and Career Centre off Colborne Road north of the 402.

A group of parents and supporters of Christian education have secured a location and most of the staff for the opening of the Lambton County Christian Academy in September. The organizing group began their work when Temple Baptist Church decided it would close the Temple Christian Academy school connected to the Quinn Drive church. Tim [...]

Mall Road Library offering free computer lessons


Interested in learning or improving your computer skills? Curious about Facebook, YouTube and Twitter?  The Mall Road Library is offering free computer and Internet lessons, sponsored by Young Canada Works, from now until August 22, 2014.  Instruction is available for those interested in learning basic computer skills, including Internet, e-mail use and setup, Microsoft Word, [...]