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United Way approaching 45% of its $1.92 million goal

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way eclipsed the 40% level of the $1.92 million campaign this week and has set its sights on the 45% mark. I think we should hit the 45% level by Wednesday or Thursday, thanks in large part to the many industrial campaigns that have already kicked off, […]

Want to stop smoking? Help is closer than you may think

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If you want help to stop smoking, finding the encouragement and support you need may be as close as your community professional. “It makes sense,” said Marie Chaves, Health Promoter with Lambton Public Health. “Clients see community professionals every day seeking valuable and timely information for themselves and their families. If the client smokes, professionals […]

County museum staff reaching out as preparations for oil heritage exhibit take shape

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The Oil Museum of Canada is calling on the community to contribute to an upcoming virtual exhibit, being developed by the museum and its community partners for the Virtual Museums of Canada.  The exhibit regarding “Canada’s foreign oil drillers” is scheduled to launch in the spring of 2015 and will tell the story of local […]

United Way campaign is going full steam with Day of Caring on Tuesday

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 16) is Campaign Kickoff day with the Day of Caring. As a result of employee kickoff BBQs last week at Styrolution, all four NOVA Chemicals sites, Imperial Oil, and Cabot, plus a steady flow of contributions from retirees, I’m pleased to report that […]

Around Lambton County, the municipal race for office is on

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Around Lambton County, the race is on (as it is, of course, in Sarnia as well). In a number of municipalities, including St. Clair Township, Point Edward, Plympton-Wyoming, Enniskillen Township, Dawn-Euphemia, and Warwick Township, the Mayor’s position was acclaimed. By municipality, here is the entire slate of candidates (including those acclaimed to Mayor). ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP: […]

Economic Partnership will be asking businesses for input on ways to improve exports

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce and Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation are partnering in a community wide survey that hopes to gather information that will identify opportunities and challenges associated with exporting goods and services from Lambton County. The information collected will be used to identify needs, concerns and opportunities related to […]

Area businesses lauded for ‘Putting a Shine On’ by Chamber

Pictured from left are Adelle Richards, Mary Moulden, Rory Ring of the Chamber, and Tracy Kingston from Kay's Petals and Plants.

The Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce has named three area businesses as winners of its Put a Shine on Sarnia Lambton contest. Kay’s Petals and Plants in Corunna, the Sarnia Riding Club in Sarnia, and OLG Casino in Point Edward all received the awards on Wednesday. Tracy Kingston of Kay’s said she was surprised to […]

Public invited to give input on strategic plan for Addiction services

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The Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network would like to hear from members of the public on their views about its Addiction Strategic Plan. An anonymous survey can be filled out online at this link. The deadline for survey respondents is Friday, October 3, 2014. Hard copies of the survey are also available at […]

County looking for applications for ‘creative’ projects

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Individuals or organizations with a heritage or arts-related project idea are again invited to submit funding applications to Lambton’s Creative County Committee.  The fall intake of 2014 is now open, with applications being received until 4 p.m. Thursday, October 9. Funding guidelines and mandatory application and budget forms can be found by clicking on the […]

An important week for United Way as campaign begins gathering steam

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton This marks a busy week at the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. The county’s two largest employee campaigns will officially kickoff this week with all four NOVA Sites Tuesday through Friday, and Imperial on Thursday. This is a week both United Ways….and BBQ lovers dream about.  We have the four […]