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Warden’s Charity Picnic will raise funds for two local organizations

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Lambton County Councillors and community partners will gather in Warwick Township this week for the annual Warden’s Charity Picnic, during which time funds will be raised for two local organizations. The “by invitation only” event is being held Thursday (July 10) at Warwick Hall and will benefit the Inn of the Good Shepherd’s Mobile Food [...]

Balloons to the Moon and Beachfest both Awesome ideas!

Awesome Foundation July winner Andrew Thomas with trustee Matt Berube

Nothing is to crazy to be awesome! The Awesome foundation of Sarnia is handing out $1000 every month for Awesome ideas. It’s very simple. If you have an awesome idea you can apply. Every month the Awesome Foundation picks three applicants to give their “pitch” and then one awesome idea recieves $1000. The winners for [...]

Has the megalithic GTA become a tipping point for action by the rest of the province?

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OPINION by MATT McEACHRAN Did you know Toronto’s population is projected to be 9 million people in just over 20 years? Startling but true, according to Ontario Ministry of Finance projections. Over 100,000 people move into the GTA annually.  That’s almost the entire population of Sarnia Lambton moving to “Toronto” every year. Over half the [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #139

The Show with David Burrows

Highlights from Canada Day! The Entertainment Scene: Canadian Magician Chris Westfall stops in Sarnia and shares his career and a few tricks up his sleeve. www.chriswestfallmagic.com   In The Community: Photgraphers Scott Clarke and Paul Sorensen prepare for their upcoming showinf for First Friday at Memorable Moments in downtown Sarnia. www.marketvisuals.com Indiefest updates, Local events [...]

Charles Fairbank recognized as Warden’s ‘Citizen of the Month’

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Lambton County’s Warden is recognizing a well-known oil producer and local heritage advocate with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for June 2014. Todd Case presented Charles Fairbank with a plaque at the Oil Museum of Canada in Oil Springs on Monday. Fairbank is the recipient of the prestigious Lieutenant Governor’s Award from the [...]

Celebrate Canada Day in Bright’s Grove

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Plans for Canada Day are confirmed in Bright’s Grove. The Optimist Club of Bright’s Grove invites all to attend the festivities on Saturday, June 28 when they host their annual Canada Day Celebration. A variety of family fun activities are planned for the day, including the signature parade, which starts at 11 a.m. from Wildwood Park. [...]

Rockride 2014 aims to fight Childhood Cancer in wake of couple’s loss

Bob Thomas

It’s been 11 years since Bob and Lori Thomas lost their three-year-old daughter Samantha to childhood cancer, something they are determined to help make sure never happens to any other child. This July 5 the couple is doing their part and inviting others to join them in the 11th annual R.O.C.K.—Ride for Our Cancer Kids—a [...]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #138

The Show with David Burrows #138

The Entertainment Scene: Dan Tidball from the Sarnia Canada Day committee shares events and entertainment line-up for Canada Day! In The Community: Laura Louise Persichetti share The Good Deeds Project. Her journey of spreading good deeds takes her from the east coast to the west coast. www.gooddeedsmovement.com www.lauralouise.ca Apps with Mark Russell: Mark talks to us this [...]

Get the Ball Rolling ready to rock Stoke’s Bay lawn this Saturday

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This Saturday (June 28th) is one of Sarnia’s biggest summer concerts—Get the Ball Rolling. The outdoor event, held on the lawn at Stoke’s Bay Sarnia, will feature some of Canada’s best and most well-known musical accts. This unique concert venue will give residents and visitors the opportunity to hear the sounds of the Standstills, Autumns [...]

County Council meetings will ‘live stream’ beginning July 2

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Lambton County Council meetings will be “live streamed” to anyone wishing to view the decision-making process from a computer connected to the Internet beginning July 2. The County has partnered with Granicus, Inc. to offer live and archived meetings through its website, www.lambtononline.ca. Capital cost for the equipment was $31,000 with an annual operating cost [...]