New design centre added to Sarnia Library Makerspace
Posted on Monday, April 09, 2018 12:00 AM
Wyoming, ON - Sarnia Library's Makerspace has added a Design Centre, with many new technologies and software programs, to its collection. The addition is funded through the Government of Ontario's Improving Library Digital Services Grant.
Included is a 3D Scanner; a Wacom Tablet with 3D capabilities; a photo scanner to digitize photos, slides and negatives; and audio visual equipment which includes an audio recorder and camera. A computer software package, Adobe Creative Cloud, is also available...
Call for submissions to the Art Show of Miniatures at Forest Library
Posted on Friday, April 06, 2018 12:00 AM
Forest, ON – Forest Library invites artists to submit miniature art works to the library's Art Show of Miniatures, by May 26, 2018. The theme of the art show is 'The Garden' and submitted pieces will be on display for the month of June to coincide with National Garden Week and Canada's National Garden Days. Pieces can be in any medium but must be 4" x 6" or less.
"Gardens are full of beauty and creativity and this art show will be an inspiration to the community for those who garden and those who...
Council Highlights - April 4, 2018
Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018 12:00 AM
Wyoming, ON – At its regular meeting Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Lambton County Council:
- Heard presentations from the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce, Magic Realty, and Mr. Alex Jongsma regarding the future of the County's Vacancy Rebate Program.
- Approved the continuation of the County's Vacancy Rebate Program for two years.
- Heard a presentation from the Lambton Children's Safety Village regarding financial assistance with building the Safety Village at the Lorne C. Henderson Conservation area and...
Smoking in the workplace? Text 226-909-3003
Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018 12:00 AM
Sarnia, ON - A new, confidential, text-based reporting system introduced by Lambton Public Health will help protect people in the workplace from second-hand smoke.
"This means any workplace, including vehicles such as taxis, cars and company trucks," said Paul Buttery, Health Promoter at Lambton Public Health. "If you suspect someone has been smoking in the workplace, simply text details to 226-909-3003. It's quick, easy and anonymous. Enforcement Officers will follow up as quickly as possible."
Community Paramedic Program records 1,000 home visits
Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:00 AM
Petrolia, ON - The innovative Lambton Community Paramedic Pilot Program has completed its 1,000th home visit since the program launched in August 2017.
Preliminary results indicate the program has resulted in significant reductions to local Emergency Department (ED) visits as well as a decrease in 9-1-1 calls.
The goal of the program is to proactively provide care to patients who are high users of 9-1-1 and the Emergency Departments in their communities.
"Reducing the number of 9-1-1 calls and ED...