Organizers of a “Drive by Bottle Drive” that took place from May 14-16 have been able to raise $27,255 in support of the Inn of the Good Shepherd.
Some 40,000 used books will be available at the Rotary Club of Bluewaterland’s annual used book sale scheduled for January 17,18 and 19.
The Mooretown Jr. Flags Bantam Rep hockey team raised over $200 for the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton at their final game of the regular season.
Sarnia’s Youth HUB located at St Luke’s United Church has seen wonderful success since opening its doors in February 2017, supporting over 800 individual youth aged 16 – 24 who have attended the Hub more than 12,330 times.
Two significant contributions to the success of this year’s Operation Christmas Tree, an initiative of the Optimist Club of Moore, have helped to ensure ongoing success, say organizers.
A group of local organizations, including the Rotaract Cub of Sarnia Lambton, Lambton Elderly Outreach, and Age-Friendly Sarnia have organized the inaugural year for an Adopt-A-Driveway program in the community.
The Inn of the Good Shepherd, through one of its annual initiatives, is appealing to the community to consider participating in this year’s “Adopt a Family Program.”
Over the weekend, members of the Sarnia Police Service took part in the seventh Annual Cop for Cans event which involves collecting donated canned food goods for people in need at Christmas time.
When four Afton Park Place residents approached Pauline Charlton earlier this year, asking if they could help the dietary team in the kitchen, the food services manager was only too happy to accommodate their wishes.
When it comes to the idea of building community, it would be difficult to find a better example of a diverse gathering of individuals, united in a mission of service, than the Rotary Club of Sarnia.