Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

PC leader will speak at Chamber of Commerce breakfast June 21


The man who hopes to replace two-term Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty when Ontario voters go to the polls October 6 will be visiting Sarnia on June 21. Tim Hudak is scheduled as the guest speaker at a Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce event, to be held at the Best Western Guildwood, starting with a light breakfast [...]

Sarnia Braves take down Petrolia Raiders in 14 hit, 11-0 contest


Jeff Jones threw five innings of two-hit baseball and the Sarnia Braves offence knocked out 14 hits as they defeated the Petrolia Raiders 11-0 in WCBL action Monday night. The Braves are off to a 5-0 start to the season, 3-0 in league play, and have allowed only one earned run thus far in 2011.  [...]

Sarnia Justice Film Festival an integral part of this year’s Artwalk


Several films of social significance will be screened this year at Artwalk 2011, thanks to the Sarnia Justice Film Festival. All films will be shown at The Story, just south of the new Art Gallery. The complete schedule of films to be shown (and details on where and when to see them if you miss [...]

Artwalk 2011 performers ready to spread ‘Live Local’ theme

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Artwalk 2011 is just hours away but for the hundreds of artists and vendors who will participate in Saturday and Sunday's 10th anniversary of the annual event, it's the representation of months if not years of work and readiness. A theme of "Live Local" permeates this year's Artwalk, says Shawn McKnight, one of the organizers. [...]

Gallery Lambton welcoming Adad Hannah this weekend


Gallery Lambton welcomes Adad Hannah back to our community on May 28 and 29 for a weekend of workshops. Adad will be working directly with 40 local youth that have been chosen as models. This group of models will be part of a new artwork that will be exhibited at the opening of the Judith [...]

VPP loses another senior staffer in organizational restructuring

Nancy Keys, who served as the marketing and administrative director at Victorial Playhouse Petrolia, has lost her job as the result of an organizational restructuring. Petrolia Mayor John McCharles has been quoted as aaying  the town of Petrolia, which runs the VPP, will create a new position to help market the theatre, adding responsibilities.

Sarnia Braves take Dresden in season opener, 7-0


By JAMES GRANT Special to the Lambton Shield The Sarnia Braves won their 2011 Western Counties Baseball League opener in Dresden this holiday weekend by a score of 7-0. The Sarnia pitching staff got off to a solid start as Joel Ainsworth, Anthony Shepherd and Tyler Young combined to hold Dresden to just two hits. [...]

Lambton College grad is harnessing the winds of energy change

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Jeff Vidmar takes a sip of his morning coffee.  As he pulls his hot cup of java away from his mouth the steam momentarily clouds the view of his 27-inch iMac computer screen. He puts down his coffee and refocuses on the task at hand. The computer simulation he’s working on suggests that a solar [...]

Comedy film to be shot in Sarnia and area this summer

Sarnia-Lambton will be the soundstage for a locally produced, full-feature comedy film set to be shot this summer. Local indie-film company, Huron Shores Productions, is in the final planning stages of the movie, which will be filmed in the area. Auditions for the main cast have already been held in Sarnia and Toronto, with another [...]

Bluewater Health to honour long-serving staff, physicians, volunteers

Bluewater Health is an organization built around the strength, dedication and caring spirit of its people – who as members of the hospital team provide quality patient and family-centred care each day to the Sarnia- Lambton community. In recognition of this outstanding commitment to healthcare, staff, physicians and volunteers are being celebrated at Bluewater Health’s [...]