St. Thomas, ON - St. Thomas Public Library Board is pleased to announce that Heather Robinson has been appointed CEO/Chief Librarian, effective November 1, 2016. After a comprehensive search, including applications from across Canada, Greg Grondin, Board Chair said, "I feel confident that Heather is the perfect choice to lead St. Thomas Public Library into the future, to develop a library that will accommodate the changing needs and service priorities for our community."
St. Thomas, Ontario - The Elgin County Railway Museum (ECRM) Board of Directors approved the conceptual Site Master Plan as presented by a+LiNK at their August 18th meeting. The ECRM Site Master Plan – “Railway Park” Design is an exciting long-term vision created around the community’s desire to have a multi-use central park for all ages, with the ability to provide event space, recreation activities, and extend the heritage culture of the Elgin County Railway Museum.
St. Thomas, Ontario – Elgin St. Thomas Public Health is advising residents to take precautions while outdoors after receiving notification that a resident from the Municipality of Bayham has tested positive for Lyme Disease.
St. Thomas, Ontario - The St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership (STELIP) is pleased to announce the second annual Newcomer Champion Awards.
St. Thomas, Ontario - A St. Thomas teen, who has experienced first-hand the pain and isolation of depression and anxiety, has published a series of books for kids on mental-health so that young people won't feel alone, like she did.
St. Thomas, Ontario - The City of St. Thomas and Elgin St. Thomas Public Health invite families to the bandshell at Pinafore Park this Saturday, August 20th, for a free screening of Disney’s The Jungle Book. In July more than 700 people attended the Smoke-Free Movie Night at Pinafore Park, so families are encouraged to arrive early and bring their lawn chairs and blankets. The movie gets underway at dusk.
Hosting a Coffee Break can be as simple as brewing a pot of coffee at home or at work and inviting friends, family or colleagues to enjoy a cup. Barbecues, bake sales, yard sales … the possibilities are endless. Just have your invitees make a donation to the Alzheimer Society at the event on your date of choice during the month of September. We provide the FREE Coffee Break promotional kit, including posters, coffee and information about the Alzheimer Society, and you provide the social setting.
In 2014 Central Elgin completed a Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update. The results of
this study identified trails as one of the most significant, popular and valued resources in
Central Elgin. To move this forward, the Municipality is developing a Ten Year Trails
Master Plan. Input from residents of Central Elgin is needed – involvement can be by filling our a study questionnaire, emailing the study team or attending a public event in October 2016.