Posts Tagged ‘United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’

United Way campaign nearly two-thirds of the way to target

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way surged this past week thanks to successful drives at Styrolution, NOVA Chemicals, and the first of the Lambton Kent District School Board schools, Queen Elizabeth II in Sarnia. We are now sitting at just over $1,250,000 and are nearly two thirds of the way […]

United Way continues successful campaign with Locally Lambton dinner on horizon

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton United Way volunteers don’t need to drive around the city or the county, noticing all the election signs to see that Sarnia-Lambton is in full campaign mode. However, in this case I am referring to the United Way campaign. So far, the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton […]

Local pharmacist will lead next United Way campaign

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Pharmacist Richard Kelch will chair the upcoming campaign of the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton, the organization announced Friday. Kelch, who owns and operates Northgate Pharmacy, was born and raised in Sarnia. He and his wife Fiona have two sons. “Richard is an exceptional leader, and we are excited that he will be bringing his skills […]

Signs remain encouraging for a great finish to United Way campaign

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton In three and a half weeks, the campaign will all be but over.  There remains a great deal of work to do between now and then, the priority being to find almost $300,000 more to reach our target of $1.870 million. Shell Canada and LANXESS are […]

United Way campaign remains focused with 77% of goal achieved

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The campaign jumped this past week and has now achieved almost 77% of the $1,870,000 goal.  In fact, we are currently sitting at $1,430,000 thanks to some generous contributions from the Construction sector and CF Industries in Courtright. These two campaign totals single handedly increased our […]

Locally Lambton dinner a success as United Way campaign continues to press forward

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton What a great Locally Lambton Dinner! We owe a huge thank you to everybody who helped make the event so successful including sponsors Libro Financial Group, Lambton Federation of Agriculture, and Lambton College who really stepped up to the plate this year and not only looked […]

United Way campaign hits 70% level with lots of momentum remaining

By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign continues to climb upward with the total to date now sitting at $1.3 million. We have hit the 70% level of the campaign and expect more growth in the coming weeks. Shell Canada has just kicked off their fundraising efforts, and LANXESS […]

United Way continues to progress in anticipation of Locally Lambton Dinner

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The 2013 United Way campaign in Sarnia-Lambton is progressing well. To date, we have exceeded $1.25 million and are closing in on 70% of the target thanks to the contributions of 3,400 Donors. I can’t say enough about all of the enthusiasm we are seeing from […]

Gearing up for Locally Lambton Dinner as United Way Campaign continues to gather steam

We are gearing up for our biggest event of the year. The Locally Lambton Dinner will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Lambton Inn at Lambton College. For the past five years, we have had one of the best buffet dinners in the city made up of locally raised, produced, or grown food, all […]

Sarnia Indiefest 2013 concert series and festival just around the corner, local anticipation mounting

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Sarnia Indiefest 2013 seems to be just what the doctor ordered and markedly in time to fill the immense void left behind by the hiatus of Sarnia’s big boy festival Rogers Bayfest. To be certain, festival organizers insist Sarnians and Indie music have some very impressive qualities in common, qualities that aren’t just limited to […]