June 2, 2022
Lambton Public Health (LPH) is announcing that effective Wednesday, June 1 it is exiting Emergency Response Mode and will begin a staged return to normal operations. After 26 months of emergency operations, this transition will allow for LPH staff to begin to readjust focus to other public health priorities, while also ensuring staff are able to quickly pivot back to pandemic response mode if outbreaks and cases increase, or additional immunization efforts are required. “The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone significantly, and the demands on our public health workforce has been no different,” said Andrew Taylor, General Manager, Public Health Services Division for the County of Lambton. “Their flexibility and efforts in responding to the community’s needs as they arose throughout the pandemic has been greatly appreciated and we look forward to slowly refocusing our efforts on providing our core services.” This staged return to core services is made possible by a variety of factors, including other community partners shifting back to pre-pandemic operations.
We would like to welcome and introduce you to our Summer Student Team Hailey Johnson and Ryan Janssens! You will see Hailey and Ryan throughout the summer at Chamber events and popping into your business to take some pictures and videos to promote our fantastic Sarnia Lambton business community and highlight everything we have to offer.
Ryan has lived in Sarnia his entire life. He has been involved with Sarnia FC and Sarnia Junior Sting for more than 10 years. Ryan is attending the University of Toronto, in the Rotman Commerce program with a specialization in Accounting.
Hailey grew up in Melbourne, Ontario and moved to Sarnia a year and a half ago with her Bloodhound puppy, Ernie. Hailey attends the University of Waterloo for Honours Science.
We are thrilled to have them as part of the team!
The Sarnia Kinsmen Club and Bluewater Borderfest have teamed up to offer all Chamber members a $5.00 off discount on any of their concert tickets
Tickets can be purchase at Ticketscene.ca – All chamber members will receive an e-mail with a special discount code – so watch your e-mail!
RIBFEST – June 17-19 Father’s Day Weekend
The Carpenters Local 1256 Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest Presented by the Sarnia Construction Association will take place Father’s Day weekend
June 17-19 at Centennial park
The Sarnia Kinsmen Ribfest committee has secured 4 professional rib teams and 10 bands. There will also be an artesian area as well as additional food vendors and a beer tent.
The event is free until 7 p.m. and will run as follows;
· Friday June 17, 2022 11:30 to 6:30pm - FREE ADMISSION - Tickets required from 7 p.m. until midnight to attend ribfest and concert
· Saturday June 18, 2022 11:30 to 6:30pm - FREE ADMISSION - Tickets required from 7 p.m. until midnight to attend ribfest and concert
· Sunday June 19, 2022 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM - FREE ADMISSION all day
This year’s ribbers are;
Jack The Ribber
Silver Bullet BBQ
ROUTE 55 B.B.Q. Team
Tickets for the concert are $20 for Friday night, $20 for Saturday night or $35 for a weekend pass. Tickets can be purchase on-line at www.ticketscene.ca. If there are any tickets left they will be $25 each night at the gate;
Concert and Entertainment Line:
- FRIDAY NIGHT - JUNE 17, 2022
Les Smith and Fresh Horses - tribute to Garth Brooks
Shania Twin - Donna Huber - tribute to Shania Twain
Scott Manery & The Barnburners
Beer Store Money a side of Sage
- SATURDAY NIGHT - JUNE 18, 2022
DESTROYER Canada ….Canada’s #1 Kiss Tribute
Chain Reaction Canada
- SUNDAY AFTERNOON - JUNE 19, 2022
Stevie D Trio
Robb Sharp & Lit'l Chicago
Miss Giggles /face painting/balloon blow ups/and tattoos
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Join Our Team! We are looking for a Business Development and Member Services Coordinator who will be responsible for expanding business and revenue generating opportunities with existing and new partners that will allow the organization to achieve its mandate and strategic objectives. This role will also be responsible for helping define the member journey and deliver a high-quality and meaningful experience under-pinned by value-added service delivery to current and prospective members of the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce.
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