Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery will be part of Beaverbrook tour

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The County of Lambton’s Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery has been selected as one of the locations on the North American tour of Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The exhibition will be on display to the public at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery from September 23, 2015 through January 3, 2016 [...]

Steve Kucera honoured as Warden’s Citizen of the Month

Steve Kucera, left, was honoured as "Citizen of the Month"--presented by Warden Todd Case (middle). Brooke-Alvinston Mayor Don McGugan is pictured at right.

Brooke-Alvinston’s Steve Kucera is the July recipient of the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for his roles in numerous community projects and fundraising initiatives. Kucera was presented with a plaque by Warden Todd Case at Brooke-Alvinston Township Council’s meeting Thursday morning. Kucera has served for 48 years as an Alvinston Rotarian, 19 years as [...]

St. Clair Region Conservation Authority announces area scholarships

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The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority has announced winners of its scholarship program. The winning high school students, who plan to continue their post-secondary studies in a conservation-related field, are recognized based on their academic achievement and their demonstrated interest and involvement with the environment. In total, $3,250 was awarded across the St. Clair region [...]

Lambton College holding ‘Return to Learn’ session in Petrolia on Wednesday

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Lambton College is heading just a bit east from home to reach out to prospective students in Petrolia this Wednesday for an interactive Return to Learn information session. Organizers are urging anyone who has been pondering a return to the world of post-secondary education to take advantage of the opportunity, which is being held at [...]

County issues heat alert, advises steps to take to manage health concerns

With the issuing of a heat alert by the county’s Medical Officer of Health, officials are reminding the public of the dangers of heat and the availability of cooling centres. The alert, which is based on the latest Environment Canada forecast, will remain in effect until Friday when temperatures are expected to ease. A combination [...]

Lambton OPP charge 33-year-old Petrolia man with careless driving

A three vehicle collision on LaSalle line July 12, 2013 around 11:30 p.m. resulted in non-life threatening injuries and a driving charge for one of the three drivers, all of whom are from Petrolia. Lambton OPP, fire fighters and Lambton Emergency Medical Services all responded to the call just west of Mandaumin Rad. Two women, [...]

The story of Steadman Brothers is a history of funeral services in Lambton County

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In many ways, owes its very existence to history (the name Lambton Shield coming from Alexander Mackenzie, who went on to become Canada’s second Prime Minister). When we come across a piece of interesting history, our first instinct is to share that. Here’s what Steadman Brothers Funeral Home has on its website: Since 1906, [...]

Bluewater Health helping first-year medical students in scoping out their future options

For eight years, Bluewater Health has been a proud partner of the MedQUEST Health Career Exploration Program coordinated by the Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry through Western University. A unique placement opportunity and learning experience, MedQUEST combines a six week, clinical-teaching elective for first year Schulich Medicine [...]

Lambton OPP make arrests in alleged grow-op in Dawn-Euphemia

Lambton OPP say they made several arrests related to an alleged illegal operation in Dawn-Euphemia Township last Friday. The resulting search revealed marijuana in various stages of growth as well as cocaine, Hydromorphone pills, a loaded hunting rifle, two stolen ATVs, and cash. The street value of the controlled substances is more than $32,000, say [...]

Mobile Market, now in third year, expands food bank’s fresh food effort

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The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s summer Mobile Market has hit the roads of Sarnia and Lambton County. The Mobile Market brings fresh produce to those struggling to make ends meet.  Users of the Mobile Market are asked to bring a food bank client card, social assistance income statement, Old Age Supplement income statement or [...]