Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

Community forum on suicide prevention to be held this Thursday

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The Lambton chapter of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), in partnership with the North Lambton Community Health Centre, is hosting a Community Forum on Suicide Prevention this Thursday, October 23 at the Lambton College Event Centre on London Road in Sarnia. All members of the public are invited to attend the forum, which begins […]

Baby to Teen Bonanza Sale fundraiser set for October 25

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Lambton County Christian Academy will be holding a Baby to Teen Bonanza Sale on Saturday, October 25. The fundraiser, to be held at the Salvation Army gymnasium at 970 Confederation Street, runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon and will include children’s clothing and footwear (sizes from infants to teens), dress up costumes, maternity wear, toys, strollers, play […]

Volunteers and donations wanted for local fruit share program

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The Sarnia-Lambton Fruit Share is looking for volunteer fruit pickers and fruit donations. The program consists of volunteers who head out and pick fruit across the county. Typically, a third of the fruit picked goes to the picker, another third to the property owner, and the final third to a local charitable organization. Pickers can […]

‘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 […]

Putting a shine on Sarnia-Lambton

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The Greenbelt committee of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is inviting civic-minded businesses to “Put a Shine on Sarnia-Lambton” through a contest it is holding. Deadline for the initiative is this Friday, July 11. An online application form can be seen here. The initiative is intended to recognize curb appeal and first impressions of […]

Sarnia-Lambton to host World U17 tournament this November

At left, Karen Phibbs, vice chair of Hockey Canada, makes the announcement of Sarnia-Lambton winning a bid to host the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Also pictured is Vicky Praill, special events and group marketing coordinator at Tourism Sarnia-Lambton.

Sarnia-Lambton has won its bid to host the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, to be held this November 2-8 in Sarnia and Lambton Shores. The official announcement was made Friday morning at the RBC Centre by Hockey Canada vice chair Karen Phibbs. Representatives from Tourism Sarnia-Lambton and what are now members of the organizing committee […]

Physician recruiters welcome new doctor who will take over existing practice

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When Dr. Kathy Wakely retires at the end of July, her existing patients will no longer have to worry that they’ll be left with out a family physician. Dr. Jacob Abraham, along with his wife Shoba, had initially planned to purchase a clinic in Kingston, but have now decided to make Sarnia-Lambton their home. “They […]

Local MP passes on warning on fraudulent communications

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This week in Ottawa, Sarnia-Lambton’s Member of Parliament received important information from the Canada Revenue Agency concerning the increasing use of fraudulent communications targeting Canadians. Pat Davidson issued a media release to alert area residents. “The purpose of these fraudulent communications is to steal personal information and conduct other forms of data theft, including the […]

Sarnia Gives reaching out for deeper youth engagement on volunteerism

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For the past two years Sarnia Gives has joined volunteer centres across the province in the ChangeTheWorld: Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge, the goal of which is to get youth involved in their communities and volunteer at least three hours during the campaign. “This year, Sarnia Gives doesn’t just want to get youth engaged in the […]

Bailey’s private member’s bill to create tax credit for food donations becomes law

It’s rare that a private member’s bill makes it to a vote in a legislature—provincial or federal—but Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey has beat the odds with an effort that will become law on Wednesday with Royal Assent. Under the legislation, the Local Food Act 2013, farmers who donate surplus crops will receive a tax credit […]