Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Cash mob scheduled for Saturday morning at Toy Corner

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The Sarnia Cash Mob will be doing its thing tomorrow (Saturday, June 2) at 10 a.m. at the Toy Corner, 1030 Confederation, say organizers who posted a Facebook notification. This is #4 in an ongoing series of events, where people bring about $20 in cash to spend at a particular small business, the intention being to [...]

Chamber golf event bound to fill up quickly

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The Chairman's Golf Tournament, hosted annually by the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for August 15 at the St. Clair Parkway Golf & Curling Club. This event fills up quickly and tickets are being sold on a "first come, first served" basis. The cost for 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch and [...]

Chamber hosting town hall with PC leader June 13

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The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a town hall meeting with PC leader Tim Hudak next month. The Wednesday, June 13 event will begin with a light breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by Hudak's address at 8 a.m. The Best Western Guildwood Inn is the host venue for the event, which costs $15 [...]

BioAmber receives warm welcome to Sarnia-Lambton area

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It's not every day (or every year for that matter) that Sarnia gets a new plant, so when it happens, it's reason enough to celebrate. Such is the case with the "ground breaking" of BioAmber's new facility on Wednesday (May 16), to be located in the Lanxess Bio-Industrial Park, the result of what BioAmber CEO [...]

Chamber of Commerce Business After 5 heading to Petrolia for this Wednesday’s event

Members and guests of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce will converge on Crabby Joe's in Petrolia this Wednesday for the monthly Business After 5 program. The event, which is a well-recognized networking opportunity for Chamber members, starts at 5 p.m. and runs through 7 p.m. Admission is free to Chamber members. Non-members pay just [...]

NOVA selling its performance styrenics business while taking stake in new owner

  NOVA Chemicals has announced that it will be selling its Performance Styrenics business to PFB Corporation, in the process taking an ownership stake in PFB and holding two seats on PFB's board of directors. Robert Snyder, Vice President, Performance Styrenics for NOVA Chemicals, will join PFB as Chief Operating Officer, PFB International Corporation. A [...]

Real estate sales edge 1% higher than year ago as summer season poised to ramp up

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The local real estate association says it is pleased with sales figures reflecting a "fairly consistent" performance compared with the same-month sales in the last three years. Donna Mathewson, president of the Sarnia-Lambton Real Estate Board, told reporters at a monthly review that sales in the month totalled nearly $36 million, a 1% increase over April 2011 [...]

Economic Development team offers congratulations to Alberta Premier, asking for meeting

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  The Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership has sent a letter, signed by Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and SLEP General Manager George Mallay, not only congratulating Alberta Premier Alison Redford on her majority re-election, but asking for a meeting to discuss ways Sarnia can work with the energy rich province. The letter refers to work being [...]

Chamber meets with Queen’s Park officials in two days of presentations

April 25, 2012.

  On Wednesday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey and the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce wrapped up two busy days highlighting the strengths and opportunities of Sarnia-Lambton’s local economy to legislators and business leaders at Queen’s Park. Lead by Chamber of Commerce Chair Mike Elliott, and President Garry McDonald, Bailey and a large group of representatives [...]

Wilson’s makes new and bigger home at corner of Cathcart/Colborne

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Why would a successful store, known throughout the area as "the place" to go for hard-to-find plumbing supplies decide to move from an owned building to rented quarters? Ask Stephen Jay, owner of Wilson's Plumbing and Hardware, of his move some three weeks ago from his Michigan Ave. location to space vacated by a Rogers [...]