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‘The Show’ celebrates its 150th episode this week

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It’s been a long run for David Burrows but his weekly review of local entertainment is still going strong. Indeed, “The Show” is hitting a notable milestone this week with its 150th episode. The video program, which can be seen on LambtonShield.com every week (it goes online at 9 a.m. Wednesdays), began as an expression [...]

United Way campaign is going full steam with Day of Caring on Tuesday

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16) is Campaign Kickoff day with the Day of Caring. As a result of employee kickoff BBQs last week at Styrolution, all four NOVA Chemicals sites, Imperial Oil, and Cabot, plus a steady flow of contributions from retirees, I’m pleased to report that [...]

Around Lambton County, the municipal race for office is on

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Around Lambton County, the race is on (as it is, of course, in Sarnia as well). In a number of municipalities, including St. Clair Township, Point Edward, Plympton-Wyoming, Enniskillen Township, Dawn-Euphemia, and Warwick Township, the Mayor’s position was acclaimed. By municipality, here is the entire slate of candidates (including those acclaimed to Mayor). ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP: [...]

Rotary Club hosting Art in the Park at Mike Weir Park on Saturday

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A popular annual event—Art in the Park—is set for tomorrow (Saturday, September 13) in Mike Weir Park in Bright’s Grove. The event, which will feature more than 100  displays from artisans and craft makers, is expected to draw hundreds of people. It runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members of the Rotary Club of [...]

Pavlo to play Sarnia Greekfest

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By DAVID BURROWS Sarnia Greekfest, now in its 8th year, is welcoming Pavlo to the annual festival this weekend. Program co-ordinator Ann Stirling stated: “We are so thrilled and excited to have Pavlo performing for us. It will be amazing!” The performer whose Mediterranean style music has sold more than 500,000 albums worldwide will be [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #149

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Recap Highlights: Robbie Antone, TAPE at The Imperial Theatre, Sarnia Greekfest The Entertainment Scene: HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer talks about their new album “Bastard of the Blues. In The Community: Jake Cherski shares his event “Who’s ball foosball” A human foosball charity event supported by the awesome foundation of Sarnia. Apps with Mark Russell: Mark [...]

Economic Partnership will be asking businesses for input on ways to improve exports

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce and Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation are partnering in a community wide survey that hopes to gather information that will identify opportunities and challenges associated with exporting goods and services from Lambton County. The information collected will be used to identify needs, concerns and opportunities related to [...]

Area businesses lauded for ‘Putting a Shine On’ by Chamber

Pictured from left are Adelle Richards, Mary Moulden, Rory Ring of the Chamber, and Tracy Kingston from Kay's Petals and Plants.

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce has named three area businesses as winners of its Put a Shine on Sarnia Lambton contest. Kay’s Petals and Plants in Corunna, the Sarnia Riding Club in Sarnia, and OLG Casino in Point Edward all received the awards on Wednesday. Tracy Kingston of Kay’s said she was surprised to [...]

Public invited to give input on strategic plan for Addiction services

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The Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network would like to hear from members of the public on their views about its Addiction Strategic Plan. An anonymous survey can be filled out online at this link. The deadline for survey respondents is Friday, October 3, 2014. Hard copies of the survey are also available at [...]

County looking for applications for ‘creative’ projects

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Individuals or organizations with a heritage or arts-related project idea are again invited to submit funding applications to Lambton’s Creative County Committee.  The fall intake of 2014 is now open, with applications being received until 4 p.m. Thursday, October 9. Funding guidelines and mandatory application and budget forms can be found by clicking on the [...]