2017 Children's Progressive Safety Day
LAMBTON FARM SAFETY ASSOCIATION
Thursday, July 6, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
CHECK IN/REGISTER BETWEEN 8:30 – 8:55AM
Note: Group Photo to be taken at 9 a.m.
The Shores Recreational Complex,
7883 Amtelecom Parkway, Forest, Ontario
A fun-filled day of learning for children 6 to 12.
Topics for demonstrations and discussions include:
ATV Safety PTO & Tractor Safety
Road Safety Lawn Safety
Sun Safety Stop/Think & Act
Poisonous Plants Electrical Safety
Fee is $5.00, please send cheque payable to Lambton Farm Safety, mail to Linda MacLean, 6463 Townsend Line, Lambton Shores, ON,
N0N 1J3 before June 24 as space limited to 175 children
For further information contact Linda MacLean @ 519-786-2086, email@example.com; Carlie Douglas @ 519-872-5069, firstname.lastname@example.org
or Agnes Dickenson @ 519-344-7858, email@example.com
This safety day includes lunch, snack, a T-shirt, and take-home “info -goody” bag. If your child has allergies, please send a lunch.
Click here for the registration form.
Proposed Sarnia Transit Levy will Affect Agricultural Land in Sarnia
For more information, visit Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce webpage or follow the links below.
City Council is considering whether all Sarnia property owners (including commercial and agricultural) located more than 450 metres from a bus route should pay the transit levy and share in the costs.
While there is no requirement for registering for a public meeting, it is suggested that you contact the clerks office prior to noon on June 14th, 2017 to participate in the public consultation session, scheduled for Monday, June 19, immediately before City Council’s regular meeting.
From now until June 22, businesses and residents will be able to complete a survey online at http://www.smartsarnia.com/. A paper copy of the survey will also be available and a specific email (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been set up.
Businesses and property owners are encouraged to get involved by participating in the survey or sending their comments to the City.
If this is a concern for you, please fill out the survey and contact an LFA director or Christina at email@example.com
COMMUNITY UPDATE 2017 PANHANDLE REINFORCEMENT PIPELINE PROJECT
From Union Gas
Click here to read the full update.
Official Plan Review Draft County Official Plan Review Committee
Consideration of the draft County Official Plan has been deferred to County Council's June 7, 2017 meeting.
Click here to read the updated information on the Lambton County webpage www.lambtononline.ca.
Advancing Women's Conference
OCTOBER 30 & 31, 2017
Hilton/Fallsview, Niagara Falls
If you are interested in attending tthe 2017 conference, please contact Christina at firstname.lastname@example.org. The LFA will work to help a group of women attend again this year!
OSMA District 10 Wool Day
The purpose of this day is to begin to establish connections between the producers of sheep
and their wool, and the local fibre users: the spinners, weavers, felters, rugmakers, and others
The day will be divided into two with speakers and a panel discussion being one part, and an exchange and marketplace being the second.
Click here to read the full press release.
May County Highlights
Wyoming, ON – At its regular meeting, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Lambton County Council:
Ratified a four year collective agreement, retroactive to January 1, 2017, with members of CUPE 1291, which represents 47 full-time, part-time and casual employees with Lambton Public Health.
Click here to read the full news release.
Lambton Federation of Agriculture Regional Meeting
Save the date!
August 23rd, 2017
Refined Fool Brewing Co. in Sarnia
Farm vs. City a Blog Post from CFFO
Most Ontarians remember the bright yellow T-shirts and bumper stickers emblazoned with the slogan “FARMERS FEED CITIES.” Darn right, you might be tempted to think if you happen to be a farmer.
A few weeks ago, though, a guest pastor speaking at the annual meeting of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario offered a different perspective on this loud and proud message. Click here to read the full article from Marie Versteeg of CFFO.