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Working Together to Improve the Health of Our Community

ST. THOMAS, ON — On March 23, 2016, the members of the Community Leaders’ Cabinet will be signing a commitment to work collaboratively, break down silos and champion the health of our community in Elgin St Thomas. The signing event will also feature a guest speaker, Penny Hilliker. Penny is …

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Operation Heat

  As part of our road safety objectives to effectively and efficiently respond to the unique requirements of our community, we are introducing a traffic safety initiative that coincides with our most recent #3 ranking as the safest City in Canada to drive in. Our recent community survey overwhelmingly identified …

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers needed! Give back to your community by helping others. Opportunities include:  Meals On Wheels, Transportation, Visiting programs, SMART Exercise volunteers, Telephone Reassurance. Call VON to find out more about any of these opportunities or others:  519-637-6408 or toll free:  1-800-201-0909.

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United Way Campaign Touchdown And Launch Of The Reimagine Campaign

United Way of Elgin-St. Thomas to consult community about the future of the organization At the close of the 2014 fundraising campaign, scheduled for a public meeting on Thursday, March 5, the United Way of Elgin-St. Thomas will immediately launch a second, 60-day campaign designed to get community input on …

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South Edgeware outdoor rink skates into the neighbourhood on Family Day, Monday, February 16th.

If you’re looking for a free, fun, family-orientated, healthy activity on Family Day, Monday, February 16th, make your way over to the lot between Locke’s Public School and Monsignor Morrison Catholic School on South Edgeware Road to take a spin on the new outdoor skating rink. The St. Thomas outdoor …

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St. Thomas Public Library Welcomes New Librarian, More Community Connection

St. Thomas Public Library, December 5, 2014 –St. Thomas Public Library recently welcomed a new staff member to their midst and in doing so took another step towards fulfilling their goals of creating connections in the community and serving with excellence. Becky Stark, a native of Dorchester, has been added …

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Reason #87: Diverse Material Suits Community Needs

At St. Thomas Public Library, we strive to meet the many needs in our community, not only through programs offered, but the materials in our collection. We have pockets of special groups throughout the community, high demand for particular books due to demographics, and trends that run Canada-wide. What we’re …

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Reason #48: We Adapt Policies to Meet Community Needs

St. Thomas Public Library, like any library, has a bureaucratic, paperwork filled, staff and board meeting, policy writing and abiding, sometimes serious administrative side. It’s the side of the library that most customers never see, connect with, or even know about. (It takes a lot of work to keep a …

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Celebrating Community Partners

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”- Winston Churchill What is a community? In simplest terms, a community is a group of people. A community may share the same city or they may simply share common attitudes, interests, and goals. …

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9th Annual Breakfast Presented by Violence Against Women, Services Elgin County

For immediate release October 31, 2013 “We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Samantha Nutt – Founder and Executive Director of War Child North America is our guest speaker for our 9th annual community breakfast on Thursday November 7th” notes Andrea Quenneville Chair of the Board of Directors for Violence …

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MPP Jeff Yurek Signs Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax

February 14th, 2013 by Community Office St. Thomas, ON – Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London has joined the fight to stop a Liberal government trades tax that will drive up costs for trades people, employers and residents in the London and St. Thomas region. “I’ve signed the pledge to do …

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Babysitting Course

A baby sitting course is being taught at the Union Community Centre on two days: April 16th 9am–3pm April 29 4:30pm – 6:30pm Instructor: Joy Dawdy Call to register by April 11 631-3840 OR 633-6403

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Came for the meeting, Stayed for the food!

I was fortunate enough to sign my name up and say “Yes, I will be attending the St.Thomas Community Garden Information Session” when the facebook event appeared in my in box. I had heard about these unlawful community gardeners last year when they tried to take a vacant lot and …

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A Shopping Extravaganza

Princess Project Presents… A Shopping Extravaganza March into Spring‼ March 26, 2011 10am to 3pm at Bayham Community Centre 56169 Heritage Line Straffordville, Ontario Over 50 vendors Fun for all Entertainment provided by local artists Face Painting Great Draw Prizes Admission is Free!! *** We are accepting donations of clean gently used semi-formal & formal wear, [...]

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Princess Project Presents: March into Spring Event

Save the date!! March 26, 2011, Princess Project is hosting March into Spring Event at the Bayham Community Centre, Heritage Line, Straffordville, Ontario from 10 am to 3pm. There will be homebased business vendors, with all  the newest catalogue items for the season, crafts, baked goods & Princess Project will have a bake sale table filled [...]

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IPM beautification winners

On behalf of Pat Watterworth and the IPM 2010 Beautification Committee, they would like to thank all entrants,for their wonderful participation in the challenge to beautify this amazing County of Elgin. Your hard work in moving dirt and stones, and plants and trees in changing the landscape will be a …

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Girl Guides Registration

Registration Event – St. Thomas Real Canadian Super Store Community Room (second floor) September 08, 2010 City wide open registration for all branches of Girl Guides in St. Thomas. Open to both new and returning members as well as adults interested in joining Girl Guides. You can also call Membership …

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Go Joe!

Join us for the official unveiling of a dedication banner celebrating Joe’s career from St. Thomas Minor Hockey to Olympic Gold Medal! Friday July 9 2010 1:00-2:30 pm at the Timken Community Centre 3rd Ave St.Thomas Unfortunately Joe will not be able to attend but his parents Mary and Wayne …

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Isabel Street Community Garden

The much talked about community garden located on Isobel Street is looking for gardeners city wide, as well as any other concerned citizens to lend their support to their cause to get their garden growing. If you are a member of facebook you can find out more information on the …

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