Ken MacAlpine is one busy guy with the organization of the Bluewater International Granfondo, which will be held Sunday, August 6.
When Michael John Kooy, equipped with a doctorate in English literature (from Oxford no less), decided with his wife (a native of Ukraine and a biology professor) to head “home” (he grew up in Sarnia), the next logical step (aside from getting a job—which he did by joining RBC Dominion Securities as a financial planner)—was to build a network.
Jasmyn Newton is arguably one of the most “connected” people in Sarnia-Lambton and Lambton Shield was delighted she agreed to sit down with Editor J.D.
Dr. Mehdi Sheikhzadeh, the executive dean of Applied Research and Technology at Lambton College, is one busy fellow, leading the way in an ever-expanding portfolio of projects that have one thing in common: they all have strong possibilities for the commercialization of new products and technologies.
Danielle Cooper is the founder of Sarnia Speaks, an organization dedicated to helping people articulate their concerns and struggles.
Ian McLean, who has been teaching art to students in Sarnia (most of the time at Northern Collegiate), is known for leading groups of students on various field trips to areas of the world where art is a big draw.
For Jenny Greensmith, executive director of Pathways Health Centre for Children in Sarnia-Lambton, helping has always been part of her DNA, from her early days as an educator and later as a specialist in speech pathology.
In 1984, three Sarnia citizens came together to respond to needs being identified by youth in the community.
Julie Jenkins is broker of record/owner of EXIT Realty Twin Bridges in Sarnia but she’s quite likely best known for her extraordinary commitment and expertise in networking.
Sarah Reaume, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton, spoke with J.D.