Shop Local for the Holidays Giveaway (2019)

Shop Local for the Holidays Giveaway was an initiative to promote shopping local throughout Lambton County.

Ballots were given to customers who purchased a featured item or services from a participating vendor between November 25, 2019 and December 27, 2019.
The draw was completed on January 3, 2020, with ballots being picked at random by an SLBDC board member. The draw was recorded and posted on our Facebook and Twitter Accounts.

There were 21 participating vendors as well as 21 prizes to have been won.

Win This Space (2017-2019)

WIN this Space was a competition to win storefront space for a year and provided a unique opportunity for budding entrepreneurs.
Finalists were coached through mandatory business training sessions to deepen their understanding of the fundamentals necessary to sustain a successful business.
As part of the overall Community Economic Development strategy to encourage entrepreneurship, finalists took their ideas from concept to completion of a fully executable business plan.
The finalists presented their business concepts to a judging panel of local business leaders.

WINNERS

2019
2018
2017

COMMUNITY PARTNERS
2019 – Bluewater Power, Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce
2018 – Libro Credit Union (Libro Prosperity Fund), Bluewater Power

Workplace Wellness (2014, 2019)

SLBDC was a committee member for Workplace Wellness in past years.

Local Food Initiatives

  • Point Edward Moonlight Farmers Market (2015-2017)
  • Breakfast on the Farm (2014-2016)
  • Food Day Canada (2012-2016)
  • Farm Dinner (2011-2013)
  • Home for the Holidays (2011-2013)

Lambton MainStreet Players (2005-2012)

This was a Community Economic Development Project with an entertaining twist to build healthy and vibrant communities in Lambton County and to support our youth in arts!