Economic Partnership Seeks Input on Future of the County

October 17, 2011 – Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario – The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is seeking input from citizens and the businesses of Sarnia – Lambton on its proposed 2012 – 2015 economic development strategy.

“We believe that the citizens of Sarnia-Lambton, including business, labour, and First Nations, will together provide valuable information and ideas that will improve economic prosperity and quality of life in our County”, stated Mike Bradley, Mayor of Sarnia and Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Board Chair.

Information and open forum discussion sessions are being held in both Sarnia and Wyoming to offer businesses and residents an opportunity to provide ideas and direction on plans for business recruitment and retention, new resident attraction, entrepreneurship, infrastructure investment, and marketing of the community; plans that will shape the economic future of Sarnia-Lambton.

Four sessions are being held. Of the four sessions, one is focusing on: specialized industrial; manufacturing; chemical; and industrial services sectors. One is dedicated to professional; business services; creative; and agricultural sectors. Two sessions are open to general input from residents and businesses of Sarnia-Lambton.

“Our proposed plan calls for continued collaboration with the businesses and citizens across the county,” said Economic Partnership General Manager George Mallay. “These sessions are an opportunity to engage, be heard, and become part of the future success of Sarnia-Lambton.”

Sarnia-Lambton business people and residents are encouraged to participate in the open forum discussions by registering for one of the sessions with tThe Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership at 519-332-1820 or email reception@www.sarnialambton.on.ca.

Sarnia-Lambton specialized industrial; manufacturing; chemical; and industrial services businesses
Tuesday, November 01 – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
BSI Meeting Room at the
Suncor Sustainability Centre
1489 London Road, Sarnia
(Lambton College campus, in front of student residence)

General – Sarnia-Lambton residents and business owners
Tuesday, November 01 – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
County Council Chambers
County of Lambton Building
789 Broadway Street, Wyoming

Sarnia-Lambton professional; business services; creative; and agricultural businesses
Wednesday, November 02 – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Royal Canadian Legion
493 Erie Street, Wyoming

General – Sarnia-Lambton residents and business owners
Wednesday, November 02 – 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
BSI Meeting Room at the
Suncor Sustainability Centre
1489 London Road, Sarnia
(Lambton College campus, in front of student residence)

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For further information contact:

George Mallay, General Manager
Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership
Telephone – 519-332-1820
mallay@www.sarnialambton.on.ca

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