Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Olympian Clara Hughes will headline Bluewater Health Foundation gala

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The only Canadian Olympian to have won medals in both the Summer and Winter Games will be in the area next month to speak at the Bluewater Health Foundation’s fundraising gala. Clara Hughes, who is a six-time Olympic medalist, will be at the October 23 dinner, to be held at the Holiday Inn in Point […]

Alvinston Community Group honoured by Lambton County Warden

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The Alvinston Community Group has been recognized with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for September 2014.  Lambton County Warden Todd Case presented the group with a plaque at its yearly BBQ meeting which was held at the Royal Canadian Legion in Alvinston last Wednesday evening (September 24). The Alvinston Community Group was established in […]

Enbridge donates $15k to fire departments in east Lambton

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Enbridge Inc. has made donations totalling $15,000 to fire departments in Warwick and Watford. The funds for each community—$7,500 each—will be used toward the purchase of emergency response vehicles. The donations were made under the company’s Safe Community program, said Ken Hall, Enbridge senior public affairs advisor. In Warwick, the new emergency response vehicle will allow emergency […]

It was smiles all around at opening of new Habitat for Humanity home in Petrolia

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Several teams of women builders have not only made history at Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton; they’ve helped to generate what has to be two of the greatest smiles ever seen in the area. Those came from the faces of the new residents of 386 Northridge Place in Petrolia, Sharon Silk and Karen Ramsay, two clients […]

Sign of the times: Petrolia said to be ‘even friendlier’

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The Town of Petrolia just got even friendlier. So says a news release from the Town after a new welcome sign at the north entrance to the Town was installed. The $45,000 project, which was constructed by Pride Signs of Cambridge, includes quarried stone to symbolize the Town’s foundation. The sign is lit at night […]

United Way approaching 45% of its $1.92 million goal

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way eclipsed the 40% level of the $1.92 million campaign this week and has set its sights on the 45% mark. I think we should hit the 45% level by Wednesday or Thursday, thanks in large part to the many industrial campaigns that have already kicked off, […]

Want to stop smoking? Help is closer than you may think

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If you want help to stop smoking, finding the encouragement and support you need may be as close as your community professional. “It makes sense,” said Marie Chaves, Health Promoter with Lambton Public Health. “Clients see community professionals every day seeking valuable and timely information for themselves and their families. If the client smokes, professionals […]

County museum staff reaching out as preparations for oil heritage exhibit take shape

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The Oil Museum of Canada is calling on the community to contribute to an upcoming virtual exhibit, being developed by the museum and its community partners for the Virtual Museums of Canada.  The exhibit regarding “Canada’s foreign oil drillers” is scheduled to launch in the spring of 2015 and will tell the story of local […]

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: […]