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Get ready to enjoy Bluewater Beach Fest this weekend!

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It’s Bluewater Beach Fest time in Sarnia-Lambton. The inaugural event, which will take place at Canatara Park tomorrow (Saturday, August 23) and Sunday (August 24) is being organized by Ashley Tanguay of Memorable Moments, an event planning company located on Front Street. Hours for both days are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tanguay has put [...]

Economic Partnership gets nearly $250k in provincial funding to examine potential for new businesses

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The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership has received $248,450 in funding from Employment Ontario that will be used to examine the potential for job creation, skills training, and local economic and community development. The project will look specifically at Social Enterprise as a development model for new and different businesses. The funding will be provided through a Labour [...]

SLEP has video positioning area as energy cluster

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The Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership has produced a video—posted to YouTube—that it hopes will help position the area as an energy cluster. “Sarnia Lambton Ontario Canada is THE place for energy,” says the announcer in the first few seconds of the video, which can be seen here: Several local companies are credited with playing a [...]

Predators start the GOJHL pre-season with a win

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The Lambton Shores Predators kicked off the GOJHL Preseason Wednesday night with a win over the London Nationals. The Nationals had 12 power plays and out shot Lambton Shores 41-17 according to Pointstreak. However the Predators had solid goaltending in the 3-2 win. Lambton Shores appears to have put on a special teams clinic against [...]

Final ‘Indiefest’ event of the season wraps up this Saturday

Gypsy Flats is one of the bands that will be performing at Saturday night's Indiefest at Rustic (formerly the Stubborn Mule).

Indiefest, the music showcase in its second year, is holding its four-band competition this Saturday (August 23). The event, advance tickets for which are on sale for $5 at the Cheeky Monkey ($8 at the door), will begin at 3 p.m. with a youth talent showcase and 6:30 p.m. for the Battle of the Bands [...]

‘Fly a kite’ initiative aims to bring awareness to issue of suicide

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Sharon Berry-Ross and her colleagues at the Sarnia Lambton Suicide Prevention Committee are determined to do what they can to raise awareness and education while promoting suicide prevention initiatives. In an effort to do just that, they’re hosting an evening to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. Organizers are encouraging those who [...]

Bluewater Health Foundation’s 20th Dream Home is coming together

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It’s still a construction zone, but the site of the Bluewater Health Foundation’s 20th annual Dream Home is coming together with a flurry of activity and in lots of time for the annual Lottery that raises about $300,000 for projects connected with Bluewater Health. Proceeds from this year’s Dream Home Lottery will support the maternal/infant/child [...]

Petrolia teenager ‘very happy’ with leg received from War Amps

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Being a left leg amputee hasn’t stopped 14-year-old Cody Bell of Petrolia from living a full and active life. In fact, he can do everything everyone else can do, sometimes with the help of a special device. Cody was recently fitted with a new artificial leg which he wears for everyday use, thanks to support [...]

Afton Park Place residents enjoy their ‘Around the World’ food adventure

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By LISA BAILEY A little taste of Canada awaited Afton Park Place residents in July as the home continued its Around the World program. Canada was a natural choice for the month of July since the country celebrates its birthday every July 1. “We were thinking of something for Canadian food and we came up with [...]

Summer Never Ends Concert to support VON

Summer Never Ends Concert August 22nd @ 8pm

The annual Summer Never Ends Concert is once again supporting the VON in Sarnia. The concert which began last year has decided to showcase an all Canadian female concert. The well known Emm Gryner will kick-off the night followed by CCMA nominee Leah Daniels. Headlining the night will be Canadian Juno Award winner Chantal Kreviazuk. [...]