Announcements

Public Information Centre – Churchill Crescent – Simcoe Street to Meehan Street (Phase 1)

15/04/2013 Public Information Centre Churchill Crescent – Simcoe Street to Meehan Street (Phase 1) The City of St. Thomas Environmental Services Departement will be holding a Public Information Centre (PIC) for infrastructure renewal/rehabilitation on the above-noted roadway within the specified project limits for Phase 1 work. The purpose of this …

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Save $15 on a special Valentines Day present!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day. PantyByPost.com has arranged for St. Thomas to feel the love. Use the promo code StThomasLove on the purchase of a 6 or 12 month subscription and receive $15 off their regular price. This really is a creative and fun gift to give or receive, …

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Urgent Christmas Need

Now that the article has been published in one of the papers (page 2 in the following link) http://issuu.com/weeklynews/docs/06_v1_stew_dec6/2 and the story of a single mother of three children (all under the age of ten) has come to the attention of myself and anyone else that listens, I am going …

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Heat Alert Issued For Elgin County

Date: June 28, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued the third HEAT ALERT in 2012 for Elgin County. Based on the predicted forecast by Environment Canada temperatures are expected to climb into the thirties combined with a humidex …

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Courthouse Parking – Public Information Centre

The city of st. Thomas and the its project team are hosting a Public Information Centre Wednesday, June 27, 2012 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Peter Lynch Room – Memorial Arena 80 Wilson Ave The City along with the ITS Project Team, who are constructing the courthouse project, will be hosting …

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Ojibwa Groundbreaking May 22

The Elgin Military Museum is pleased to announce that the official groundbreaking ceremony marking the beginning of construction for Project Ojibwa will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2012 in Port Burwell, Ontario. The event will take place at the future site of Ojibwa’s foundation in the valley …

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Health Hazard Alert

Certain COMPLIMENTS brand SALADS and PREPARED FOODS may contain Listeria monocytogenes Product photos OTTAWA, May 18, 2012 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and SobeysInc. are warning the public not to consume Compliments brand salads and prepared foods described below because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The following Compliments salads, …

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Vote now for the PC BBQ Town Competition

“Win a Free BBQ for your town” President’s Choice is hosting a competition with a Grand Prize of a BBQ for 5000 people hosted by President’s Choice Chef Tom and Food Network Celebrity Bob Blumer. The winning community will also get a chance to set a new world record for …

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Habitat for Humanity, St. Thomas build

We are looking for volunteers, presentations to community groups, goods in kind, sponsor an event fundraiser. If you would like more details contact: Linda Stevenson at 519-868-9132 A huge thanks to Linda for sharing http://www.habitat.ca/ Habitat Call for Volunteers (pdf)

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National Organ and Tissue Awareness Week

At Canadian Blood Services, we’re celebrating this week and reminding people that one organ donor can help save the lives of up to eight people. Or that a single tissue donor can help improve or enhance the lives of as many as 100 patients. I’m attaching a link to our …

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Looking for a ride to Toronto April 14th. Can you help?

One of our wonderful readers is heading to Toronto on Saturday, April 14th to attend Nathan Winograd‘s no kill workshop/seminar. (He’s an award winning author, lawyer and a prominant leader of the No Kill Movement.) She would really appreciate a ride and is willing to chip in with the gas. If you …

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Get in Gear- nutrition and wellness program

We currently have 10 spaces available for a 36 class wellness program spanning 12 weeks. At less than $8.50 a week (half the price of attending a single weight watchers meeting) the $100 program entitles you to be part of 3 weekly classes featuring a new kind of nutrition and …

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HMCS Ojibwa will be arriving soon!!

After what seems to have been eternity, HMCS Ojibwa will be arriving at her final resting place on September 8th in Port Burwell, Ontario. The Elgin Military Museum with have the submarine as the centrepiece of their new Naval Museum. While September seems a long way away, there is still …

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I’m Perfect, please read and help

Local gal Laura Shackleton is busy working on an Anti-bullying / Love yourself video for @Inspired_by_Ian (twitter) http://www.inspiredbyian.org and she needs as much help as she can get. She says “I need people of all shapes, sizes, and ages from all over the world. All you have to do is take a picture of …

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I'm Perfect, please read and help

Local gal Laura Shackleton is busy working on an Anti-bullying / Love yourself video for @Inspired_by_Ian (twitter) http://www.inspiredbyian.org and she needs as much help as she can get. She says “I need people of all shapes, sizes, and ages from all over the world. All you have to do is take a picture of …

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Parkside closed today due to water main break

PCI students get an extra holiday today as a water main appears to have burst. There is no evidence that this was deliberate but I am sure that there are at least a couple of teachers who didn’t want to be back today!

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So here we are.

After a couple of days of nervous checking, re-checking, fruitlessly click buttons, searching the web for answers, checking again, and finally giving up, clicking one more time and it working, we have combined our Facebook pages into one! Our solo Facebook page can be found at http://www.facebook.com/TheStThomasBlogPage which makes a …

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Where are we right now in Facebook?

Well, the ‘person profile’ of The St. Thomas Blog is no more. It has gone through the change and is now a page. As it stands we have two Facebook pages which are listed below: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-St-Thomas-Blog/106535676093612 http://www.facebook.com/pages/St-Thomas-Blog/314297395261664 The first one is the original while the second page is the brand …

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We are changing our Facebook way of life!

In the next few days we are going to be making some changes with regards to our Facebook account. Rather than a profile, we will be migrating to a new business page and then combining with the existing business page. Hopefully this will not impact anyone. Friends of our profile …

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