Posts Tagged ‘United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’

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 […]

United Way reaches goal of $1.85 million for community funded agencies

  After an up and down campaign the United Way announced today that it has reached the 100% mark of the $1.85 Million target. “I am so pleased to have reached the goal, especially this early,” said campaign chair Brian Black. The 2012 Campaign began with a great start running ahead of the 2011 pace […]

United Way getting even closer to achieving its goal

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way of Sarnia-Lambton campaign is continuing to run very well, and it is expected that we will reach the high 90% range by Friday. It’s no secret that we have had many more successful employee fundraising drives this fall and last week was […]

March of Dimes, a United Way agency, continues providing local service

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  While March of Dimes Canada last year celebrated its 60th Anniversary of providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, the organization continues its work in what began as a march to stamp out polio that has grown into a multi-service organization that today provides programs and services to over 50,000 Canadians […]

United Way continues to move forward in wake of Locally Lambton Dinner

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way has reached the 68% mark on the campaign thermometer this past week thanks to a great start at Lambton College, early school returns, very successful Locally Lambton Dinner and a number of special events at worksites such as Enbridge Pipelines, County of Lambton […]

United Way continues its forward push with Locally Lambton Dinner on the horizon

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton With now $1.2 million in the bank, the United Way is focusing its efforts in assisting those campaigns that are just about to kick off and the Locally Lambton Dinner on Wednesday, November 7. The Fourth Annual Locally Lambton Dinner is a buffet with food […]

United Way passes million dollar mark, now 60% of $1.85 million goal

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  Suncor employees closed their campaign on a high note on Friday coming very close to reaching their goal and surpassed last year’s totals by a few hundred dollars. The Suncor campaign capped a great couple of weeks for the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton and they have pushed the campaign totals to over the $1.1 […]

United Way campaign continues to gather steam, now 30% of total goal

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director, United Way of Sarnia-Lambton After several BBQ lunches, chili, and other lunches, we are pleased to see the annual campaign has reached almost 35% of the $1.85 million goal. While the campaign continues to lag last year, the campaign is progressing at a good rate.  So far, the campaign […]

United Way getting shot in the arm as campaign gets set to officially launch

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  By DAVE BROWN United Way of Sarnia-Lambton On the eve of the 2012 Campaign Kickoff, the United Way is expecting a shot in the arm later this morning that will move it up to the 30% level of the campaign. We are sitting at about 21% of the campaign right now, about $400,000 and […]