Posts Tagged ‘lambton county news’

Bluewater Health honours top physicians

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Yesterday, Bluewater Health and Bluewater Health Foundation hosted their seventh Annual Physician Appreciation Day to honour physicians who contribute to the Sarnia-Lambton community. Awards were presented for Outstanding Physician of the Year, Outstanding Contribution to the Hospital, Peer Recognition, and Culture of Philanthropy. Also presented were the recipients of the Patients’ Choice Awards. “The commitment of our local physicians […]

It was smiles all around at opening of new Habitat for Humanity home in Petrolia

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Several teams of women builders have not only made history at Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton; they’ve helped to generate what has to be two of the greatest smiles ever seen in the area. Those came from the faces of the new residents of 386 Northridge Place in Petrolia, Sharon Silk and Karen Ramsay, two clients […]

Sign of the times: Petrolia said to be ‘even friendlier’

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The Town of Petrolia just got even friendlier. So says a news release from the Town after a new welcome sign at the north entrance to the Town was installed. The $45,000 project, which was constructed by Pride Signs of Cambridge, includes quarried stone to symbolize the Town’s foundation. The sign is lit at night […]

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

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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 […]