Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia-Lambton’

Community meetings will provide overview of branding initiative

Residents are invited to learn more about Lambton County’s new community branding initiative this week at public meetings in Wyoming and Point Edward. The meetings will provide Sarnia-Lambton residents with an overview of the branding process and opportunity for community discussion. The discussions will be facilitated by North Star Destination Strategies. Meetings are slated for [...]

Crime Stoppers says counterfeiting is a widespread problem

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  Counterfeiting is one of the fastest growing crimes worldwide, and yes, it’s happening here in Sarnia Lambton. It threatens the economies of developed and developing countries alike, damages new investment, and is a threat to public health and safety. Advances in technology have enabled counterfeiters to produce better copies of products and packaging. Today, [...]

Members of local CGA group plan trivia fundraiser for CNIB

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Charles Fisher and Brian Moore, both members of the local chapter of the Certified General Accountants association, are once again stepping out to raise money for a worthy cause—in this case the local chapter of CNIB. The event, a "trivia night" scheduled for Sat. Feb. 2 beginning at 6 p.m., will raise much needed funds [...]

OPINION: School tragedy could be ticking time bomb right here

OPINION: By MATT McEACHRAN What would you say if someone told you that children in our Lambton Kent district routinely disrespect teachers and principals, without consequences?  That kids in your child’s schools have threatened or actually committed violent acts against fellow students or teachers?  And in many cases, if not most cases, these same kids [...]

St. Joseph’s Hospice looking for volunteers for two new programs

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  St. Joseph's Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton is reaching out to fulfill an ongoing need for volunteers for its new in-home support and day hospice programs. Holly Watson, the organization's Living Life Well program coordinator, says the two orientation sessions—one on Jan. 25, another on Feb. 1—will both run from 9 a.m. to noon and will [...]

Sarnia Mayor singles out individuals, organizations in this year in Honour’s List

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Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley has released his annual honour list, continuing a tradition began by the late Mayor Marceil Saddy in 1981. This year's list contains some 16 individuals and organizations, including two groups—Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton and Holy Trinity School Parent Volunteers. Bradley said those on the list have been "instrumental in improving the [...]

Cliff Erickson holding benefit for Bluewater Health Foundation Monday at Central United Church

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Cliff Erickson, a well-known musician who has frequented the area, will be at Central United Church Monday night for a benefit concert in support of the Bluewater Health Foundation. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert are $10. Erickson will also be playing this week at Jack Doyle's Irish Grille and Sports Bar (located in the [...]

Area public elementary school teachers plan one-day strike this Tuesday

  It might not be the Christmas present parents were hoping for but area public elementary and occasional teachers will be out of the classroom this Tuesday (Dec. 18), protesting Bill 115, legislation the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario says is "severely impending" local collective bargaining. “A strike is the only way that we can [...]

Area police conducting coordinated RIDE program this evening

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  On December 12, 2012 between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., police officers from Lambton County, will be conducting a large, joint, highly visible Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) program at a pre-designated Sarnia-Lambton location. Officers from the Lambton County OPP, City of Sarnia Police, and Canadian National Police, with numerous marked police cruisers and [...]

Students commemorate Day of Remembrance by supporting Victim Services

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  Several students from the Lambton College Child and Youth Worker program commemorated Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on the Violence Against Women Thursday (Dec. 6). The students' “Clothesline Project” included the sale of t-shirts, with proceeds going to Victim Services Sarnia-Lambton. The effort was also designed to bring awareness to the "Walk a Mile [...]