Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

The Donut Diva brings unique food truck offering to the streets of Sarnia-Lambton

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It’s no surprise that the food truck phenomenon has exploded across the southern part of Ontario. With trucks popping up all the way from Toronto to Windsor, food trucks have become a way to socialize over new and interesting foods while supporting local business. While Toronto and Hamilton remain biz heavy hitters, food truck vendors experience […]

Business Enterprise Centre opening mobile locations for growth-minded in County

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To make the services of the Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton more readily available to all residents of Lambton County, business counsellors are “setting up shop” in locations throughout Lambton County. In addition to the Sarnia office, BEC business counsellors are available at a number of county locations to meet with and offer free consulting […]

Area officials to meet with Premier Wynne on Wednesday

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It should be quite the meeting. A delegation of area representatives has one hour of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s time at the end of the day this Wednesday when several issues (any one of which could take up those 60 minutes) will be brought to the table. The agenda for the meeting, which will be at […]

Local Summer Company program opens its doors to applicants

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The Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton, with funding provided through the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, is doing its part in helping to raise a new generation of entrepreneurs through its Summer Company program. There are seven positions available for funding and applications, which are due May 17, are on a first-come, first-served […]

Montana’s back in the Sarnia restaurant game with new vigour

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  Chris Treftlin has a good feeling about his newest venture, one that builds quite nicely on the experience the area resident has gained in starting and running almost every conceivable type of restaurant style you might imagine. And now, after several years in a senior position with Steeves & Rozema (he left htat company […]

Local entrepreneur sets her sights on helping others redefine their business

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When Kathleen Mundy set out to redefine herself as a successful entrepreneur, it was out of necessity, the need being to fund her daughter's education and set her own self on a course of financial independence. Not only did Mundy do so, building a network of Little Caesars pizza stores throughout the Sarnia-Lambton area, but […]

Chamber names top winners in holiday lighting contest

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce Greenbelt Committee in conjunction with the Celebration of Lights has named the winners of our it’s annual “Put a Sparkle On Sarnia Lambton” holiday beautification competition. The competition included three categories, with John Duff Ltd. being named the Industrial–small winner Lapier’s Flowers earned recognition in the Retail–small category and […]

Unionized security workers and casino management trying to avert lockout

Members of the Teamsters Local 879, which represents security workers, and management at the OLG Casino in Point Edward have until midnight Saturday (Dec. 8) to avert a lockout. Representatives of the 38 workers and management plan to meet today (Tuesday). Management has given the unionized security workers until that time before they'll be barred […]

Business After 5 being hosted by St. Clair Tae Kwon Do

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St. Clair Tae Kwon Do is sponsoring next week's Business After 5 marketing event organized by the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce. The event, which runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, will be at 199 Queen St. in Sarnia.  Parking is available at the Wellington St. offices of the Lambton Kent […]

Local pharmacy owners featured in national trade magazine

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The co-owners of a Bright's Grove pharmacy–situated within steps from a major drug store chain–are featured in a national trade magazine that recognizes their ability to carve out an important niche in the market. Kelly and Paul Haggerty, both pharmacists who once worked the Shopper's Drug Mart in the same area, opened Bright's Grove Remedy's […]