Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

Tomorrow is ‘Day of Caring’ in Support of United Way

Imperial Oil employees Bill, Dave and Jeff, spent last year's Day of Caring helping an elderly widow in St. Clair Township. Photo courtesy United Way of Sarnia-Lambton.

The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’s 20th Annual “Day of Caring” (Tuesday, Sept. 17) marks the official kick off to the 2013 United Way fundraising campaign. This tradition in Sarnia-Lambton will see approximately 230 volunteers donating their time, supplies and an abundance of caring power to assist individuals and non-profit organizations at 43 job sites throughout Lambton [...]

Now’s the time to look around your house—are you ready for fall and beyond?

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By JULIE JENKINS As we enjoy the last few days of summer and our thoughts turn to fall it’s a great time to think about how the changing seasons affect your home. Protect what is probably your biggest invest by getting into the habit of checking your home at the start of each season using [...]

Gen Y sustainability group plans ‘recycling 80s’ movie nights

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BSI Gen Y is kicking off its first annual outdoor movie festival with this year’s theme “Recycling the 80s”. The festival aims to educate the public about sustainability and promote community interaction. There will be live music, games, food, an e-waste collection and of course, a classic 80s movie under the stars. The festival begins [...]

It’s ARTZscape this weekend as exhibition gets new home at Bridgeview Marina parkland

Artzscape by the Bay.

Area artists and their hordes of followers will be out in full force this Saturday and Sunday as ARTZcape brings its delights to a new location, the Bridgeview Marina north slip from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Those attending can park at the northeast corner of Front Street and Exmouth to get a [...]

Area officials to meet with Premier Wynne on Wednesday

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It should be quite the meeting. A delegation of area representatives has one hour of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s time at the end of the day this Wednesday when several issues (any one of which could take up those 60 minutes) will be brought to the table. The agenda for the meeting, which will be at [...]

County begins program to reduce mosquito larvae and incidence of West Nile virus

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Catch basin larviciding, designed to control mosquito larvae and reduce the incidence of West Nile virus in Lambton County, began Wednesday, July 3, and will continue throughout the summer. The County of Lambton has contracted the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority to conduct larval surveillance and apply larvicide to municipal catch basins under the Ministry [...]

Decade of R.O.C.K. has raised a quarter million dollars to fight childhood cancer, annual ride around the corner

Annual ROCK Ride for cancer, now in its 10th year, raises money to support the needs of children with the disease,

Local couple Bob and Lori Thomas turned a horrible tragedy into inspiration and hope a decade ago when they lost their daughter Samantha to cancer just before her third birthday. In 2002, Samantha was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and, despite rigorous traditional treatment in London and a bone marrow transplant along the way at The [...]

Reducing environmental footprint something we can all do

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By GEORGE STOESSER Flying into space to observe glacial recession is one method of finding evidence of climate change, but it doesn’t take an astronaut or even a climatologist to tell that the Mother Nature is moody. Tornadoes in Mid-West United States and floods in Central Europe could be counted as evidence that the health [...]

Enbridge supporting this Sunday’s Huron House Boys’ Home Father’s Day run/walk event

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Enbridge Pipelines Inc. is supporting this Sunday’s upcoming Huron House Boys’ Home Run/Walk/Skate/Bike event with a donation of $2,500. This fun event brings some 1,200 individuals together in a family atmosphere. Its impact in the community makes it a good fit for Enbridge support, said Brian Black, Enbridge director, Eastern Region Operations. “We are committed to making [...]

‘The Elder’s Spokesman’: Taking care so we can live not only longer but better

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By PETE AARSSEN Living longer not better-so what! Hi! For thirty years, I have worked with people of all ages, predominantly baby boomers. Now that baby boomers, myself included, have long experienced the demands of the sandwich generation; taking caring of growing children and aging parents at the same time, we’re all searching for help [...]