Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

Lambton College students send donated shoes to needy in El Salvador


  A mountain of shoes may look odd to most, but Lambton College students know that these shoes mean much more. Students from Lambton College’s Fire and Public Safety Centre of Excellence collected and donated shoes to help individuals without a pair of shoes to call their own. The students collected and donated shoes during the [...]

Dining in the Dark event in support of local CNIB could open your eyes

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In what organizers are calling "a truly unique event" on the Sarnia calendar, the local chapter of CNIB is holding a "Dining in the Dark" fundraiser at the Dante Club, Friday, April 5, 2013. "This is an evening that will challenge your culinary senses," notes Phil Egan, a CNIB volunteer. "Exploring and experiencing a new [...]

Empty Bowls fundraiser aims to help stop hunger in Sarnia-Lambton

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  Come to the ballroom at Lambton College Inn on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, to fill your bowl and help stop hunger in the Sarnia-Lambton community. All are invited to attend Lambton College’s Ceramic Department’s 6th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, where a simple meal of gourmet soup, donated by local restaurants, and bread will be served [...]

Local Summer Company program opens its doors to applicants


The Business Enterprise Centre of Sarnia-Lambton, with funding provided through the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, is doing its part in helping to raise a new generation of entrepreneurs through its Summer Company program. There are seven positions available for funding and applications, which are due May 17, are on a first-come, first-served [...]

Crime Stoppers highlighting concerns during Fraud Prevention Month

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Sarnia-Lambton Crime Stoppers officials are reminding potential victims of fraud that "if it sounds too good to be true, it likely is." With March being Fraud Prevention Month, that message is a timely one. Installing up-to-date security software on computers and smartphones is one step. The CARP website, crediting, lists 10 steps to help [...]

Crime Stoppers says local drug problem at root of most area property crime

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  The folks running the Sarnia-Lambton Crime Stoppers program are highlighting this week what they call a "gigantic" issue—the abuse of prescription drugs in the community. The problem is at the root of almost every property crime in the area, according to Crime Stoppers. Steps to avoid being part of the issue include: –keep prescription [...]

Celebrate Family Day in the best way possible

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As we enjoy the statutory holiday primarily designed to wedge an extra day off between New Year's and Good  Friday, Family Day in Ontario is doing exactly its intention. But only if you actually do something with your family. Thankfully there are options available to celebrate the day in style. One is at the Judith [...]

Sarnia Christian School raises more than $2k with Shrove Tuesday supper

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Sarnia Christian School's annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper was a big success yesterday, with more than 244 people enjoying delicious all-you-can-eat pancakes. The local charity's fundraiser netted more than $2,200.

Hope Morritt, local author and friend of writers, has died

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  One of the Sarnia-Lambton's best-known authors has died. Hope Morritt was originally from Edmonton but came to Sarnia with her husband, the late Dan Cameron, in 1960. She passed away on Thursday at Fiddick's Nursing Home in Petrolia. Her funeral will be held at Smith Funeral Home in Sarnia on Monday, Feb. 11 beginning [...]

Weather update: Freezing rain most likely result from front moving in

What earlier was forecast to be snow for the Sarnia-Lambton area has now turned into a forecast for freezing rain, says Environment Canada, which has issued a warning.