Community

IODE recognizes fire service

The IODE has presented Sarnia Fire Rescue Services with its Community Relations Award. Presenting the award here is IODE Sarnia-Lambton municipal chapter citizenship officer Leila Boushy, with, from left, firefighter Jim Rose, Capt. Duane Carr and Fire Chief John Kingyens. Submitted Photo

What’s Happening, week of April 3

WHAT’S HAPPENING   What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca. Wednesday, April 2   Live Theatre (Continued) Theatre Sarnia’s… Read more »

Honouring Polish veterans

Members of the Catholic Girls’ Club at Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church have made decorative buttons, known as kotylions, to be worn by veterans and their families on May 25 at the Polish Hall. The “Our History – Our Heroes” exhibit will commemorate the involvement of Polish veterans in the Battle of Monte Cassino. … Read more »

Rosedale students move up in ‘Energy Diet Challenge’

Grade 5 students in Room 11 at Rosedale Public School are competing in the Energy Diet Classroom Challenge, sponsored by Shell Canada Limited and Canadian Geographic Education. Over 400 schools across Canada are earning points and prizes as they increase their awareness and knowledge about energy use among Canadian students. Room 11 is presently in… Read more »

When the Grove got its groove on

A group of 150 community volunteers have worked to improve Kenwick-on-the-Lake in Bright’s Grove with a new gazebo and play equipment. The next phase, which came before city council this week, includes a basketball area, tennis court repairs and more benches on Lakeshore Road. But before it was a park, Kenwick-on-the-Lake was an open-air pavilion… Read more »

What’s Happening, week of March 27

WHAT’S HAPPENING   What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca.   Friday, March 28   Rock concert The band… Read more »

What’s Happening

  What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca.   FRIDAY, MARCH 21 Youth Dance For children aged eight to… Read more »

WHAT’S HAPPENING: Calendar of events

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca.     Wednesday, March 19   Communities in Bloom Guest speaker Anne… Read more »

UPDATE: Who are these masked superheroes?

Two young people were seen Friday retrieving empty blue boxes from the curb and bringing them back to their owners in Sherwood Village. They call themselves the “Sarnia Supers” according to signs on the back. But their true identity remains a mystery. This photo submitted by Oslo Crescent resident Chris Payne was posted on our… Read more »

Chris Dawson Foundation donation

The Chris Dawson Foundation has recognized Sev Con Paving for a $5,000 donation to the Chris Dawson Centre. Here, Sev Con owner and president Don Severin receives a plaque from Foundation board member Scott Dawson and Fund Development Co-ordinator Heather Allen. The Foundation is a local private family foundation created as a legacy for the… Read more »