Lambton County initiative proving successful

By Tara Jeffrey, Sarnia Observer | Link Four years after its humble beginnings in Sarnia-Lambton, the Circles program is set to expand across southwestern Ontario. “We have three sites in our region that are very close to launching,” said program coordinator Gayle Montgomery, who is now a national recruiter for the Circles Canadian Campaign. “It’s […]

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County of Lambton Achievement Awards

  Warden's Award of Excellence:  Gayle Montgomery (Circles Coordinator) & Mary Lou Robb (Circles Caseworker) – Implementation of the Circles Model of Poverty Reduction Warden's Award of Excellence:  Gayle Montgomery and Mary Lou Robb have worked tirelessly to bring the Circles™ model of poverty reduction to Canada.   They have recruited and inspired people within […]

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How are they doing?

Readers have been asking how individuals profiled in the five-part Circles series concluding today have fared. Following is a rundown: * Crystal Fach was featured in part one Thursday. She has been sober for more than three years and again has custody of her two sons. She has completed high school and begun work apprenticing […]

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Circles, Part 3: A friend in need

POVERTY: Circles builds on personal contacts by Shawn Jeffors Editor’s note: This is the third in a five-part series about the Circles Poverty Reduction Strategy and the participants whose life it is changing. Lambton County is the first Canadian municipality to launch the program.   Ed Wolsey Jr. can admit it. Pride held him back. […]

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