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United Way campaign now more than 80% of this year’s goal

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Thanks to the outstanding efforts at Enbridge Pipelines, TransAlta, and others, we have now surpassed the 80% level of the campaign. In fact, we are sitting at about 82% of the $1.87 Million target which represents $1,530,000 to date. At this stage in the campaign, our [...]

Tips for selling your home over the holidays

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The holiday season might be considered by some to be a bad time to put your home on the market. While the thought of selling your home during the winter months may dampen your holiday spirit, the season does have its advantages. There are fewer homes on the market which means less competition and the buyers that are looking [...]

Local Artist Inspired by Chris Hadfield

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As a part of his book signing tour Home-town hero Chris Hadfield will be appearing at DeGroots Nurseries on Saturday Nov. 23rd. for a book signing opportunity of his book ”An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth” While Col. Hadfield is not posing for pictures, or stopping for personal greetings, only signing his name it is expected [...]

Treasured Memories Auction Raises Over $8,000

Petrolia, ON – Over $8,000 has been raised at the County of Lambton Adult Enrichment Centre Advisory Committee’s Treasured Memories Gala Fundraising Auction. Proceeds from the biannual event support needs identified at the County’s two Adult Enrichment Centre sites at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia and Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia. Funds this year will [...]

Operation Christmas Tree Underway

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The Moore Optimist Club is heading into their 32nd year of Operation Christmas Tree, a holiday food and toy collection program for local less fortunate families. On Saturday, December 14, the Optimists, in partnership with the Corunna OPP Detachment, will host a goods drive-through, inviting the community to drop off new toys, food or cash [...]

THE SHOW: Jaxon Smith 8 yr old drummer, The Painted Cat, Sarnia events

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This week Jaxon Smith 8 year old drummer from Alberta joins us with his Father Kevin Smith. Both sharing many exciting stories about the amazing drumming skills that Jaxon has as well as there many concert adventures with Peral Jam, RUSH and others The Painted Cat, Cat Cabajar talks to us about her exciting event [...]

Sing for a Child – In Fashion and in Style, raises over $2000

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“Sing For A Child”. The event was held at The Lambton Inn and presented by Lambton College students from the Marketing, Event Planning, Public Relations and Fashion Business Management classes. The purpose of the event was to raise money for Rayjon. A Non-Government Organization where their objective is to foster lasting improvements in the quality [...]

Experts say good choices come from ‘thinking about drinking’

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If alcohol consumption is a choice you make to relax, celebrate or entertain, Lambton Public Health suggests thinking about drinking safely to help avoid negative consequences. “Some alcohol-related decisions may seem pretty good at the time, but in reality they aren’t always good ones,” said Terry Easterby Health Promoter with Lambton Public Health. “Alcohol impairs [...]

United Way campaign remains focused with 77% of goal achieved

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The campaign jumped this past week and has now achieved almost 77% of the $1,870,000 goal.  In fact, we are currently sitting at $1,430,000 thanks to some generous contributions from the Construction sector and CF Industries in Courtright. These two campaign totals single handedly increased our [...]

THE SHOW: Poor Young Things, Sit Down Servant, Awesome Sarnia (Episode 106)

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This week with David Burrows Sit Down Servant perform at Paddy Flaherty’s Poor Young Things stop by the studio of K106.3FM and talk about their latest album “The Heart, The Head, The End” Did they smoke crack with “Mayor Ford” Awesome Sarnia, gives away $1000 every month for “AWESOME” Ideas and Commander Chris Hadfield will [...]