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Petrolia prepares for a weekend of family fun

Petrolia and area families will have lots to do on the Family Day weekend. A number of family friendly activities are planned including a snow sculpture contest according to Petrolia’s marketing manager, Laurissa Ellsworth. Starting Saturday until February 17 the town is encouraging residents to get outside and enter their snow sculpture contest.  This year’s… Read more »

Agricultural Society honours long-time volunteers

Submitted Photo The Petrolia & Enniskillen Agricultural Society celebrated their year recently. A number of awards were presented including to John and Barb Racher who have volunteered for the fair board for 40 years. The pair were presented with a plaque for the Ontario Association of Agriculture Societies Agricultural Accomplishment Award by agriculture society president… Read more »

Oilers volunteer for Colour Run

Submitted Photo The Petrolia Novice Rep Oilers hockey team volunteered at the Cancer Society’s Ist  Ever Colours of HOPE Colour Run at Lambton College on Saturday January 11th. Team Members and Families were divided into two teams and were responsible for throwing the blue and purple colour at the first two colour stations.  Over 250 runners and walkers… Read more »

Incredible kids restore your faith

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published in OPSEU’s newsletter In Solidarity and is reprinted with permission. Lisa Bicum is a Petrolia Scout Leader. If you’re like me, you’re likely to get cynical once in a while. You likely see disagreeable behaviours in people and begin to lump groups together. You find yourself saying things… Read more »