Fitness and Kisses

Sarnia-Lambton where do we start? You’re amazing! Noelle’s Gift of Fitness 2016 raised a slight kiss over $66,000. Thank you to all the donors, participants and volunteers! Kaoss Studios -3032 Kaoss Studios -3053 Kaoss Studios -2911

This past weekend two amazing and community involved individuals ‘tied the knot’. They kicked the traditional clinking of the glass to the curb. Instead of forcing kisses during their wedding dinner at Sarnia Golf and Curling Club; they chose to have a Kiss Jar with donations going to Noelle’s Gift. They informed us that the larger the donation the more passionate the kiss was. They donated $470 towards helping kids ‘grow up great’ with a simple kisses. We know there were a few red bills – we will let you do the math on the length of those kisses🙂

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Every contribution big or small reaches those whom need it most!

Thank you Sarnia-Lambton

Noelle’s Gift Committee Members🙂

A Yellow Park

Laughter echoed Tecumseh Park on Saturday July 9th, 2016 and you couldn’t miss all the yellow ‘Smash Hit’ t-shirts running around the giant playground.

Our Family Fun Day was a huge success with over 1000 hot dogs served. We had popcorn, freezes and pop in addition to the tasty grilled hot dogs.

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The kids also enjoyed:

– Under the Sea Inflatable

– Large Obstacle Inflatable

– Bungee Run Inflatable

– Twisted Chris – animal balloons

– Face Painting

– Crafts

– T-shirts, water bottles and balloons

– Water balloon dodge ball

– Mini golf

…and of course they could cool off in the splash pad and pool.  

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Thanks for joining us! We hope you’re enjoying your summer thus far🙂

The Boys Are Back In Town

The fact is these two young ‘fellas’ never left Wallaceburg! They have always been there with positive attitudes to grow up the best they could be. They lacked necessities, but now have the extra personal tools they needed to grow stronger than ever before!

Brennan has about four teachers at AA Wright Public School in Wallaceburg, Ontario. Actually he only has one teacher. The other three teachers are chasing him in his new wheelchair, because they can barely stop his ambition and current enthusiasm-being mobile!

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When Remi responded with “I want to be able to bring homework home like all of the other students” we saw he was just as ambitious as Brennan. Now that Remi has his new braille machine he is going to be the best student he can be. He always fit in, but now he can be excited to get home and learn after school just like his peers.

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Brennan “ride with the wind behind you” and Remi “teach everything you learn”.

This is your impact Sarnia-Lambton. Your to thank!

Noelle’s Gift Committee Members🙂

Gift of Fitness 2016

Thats a wrap!

We started Noelle’s Gift of Fitness 2016 with sunrise Yoga under the Bluewater Bridge. Six venues hosted fitness-forward fun in the early morning to mid afternoon and six exciting activity stations took place for kids at Canatara Park mid afternoon too. Runners of all ages finished the afternoon off running/walking in the beautiful sunshine. The tradition continued with Yoga stretch and relax at 3pm followed by the epic after party at Norm’s Pub & Grill later in the evening.

Everything above concluded another remarkable year for us.Thank you to all our donors, venues, participants and to our community as a whole.

Did you see all the pictures posted from all the venues on Noelle’s Gift of Fitness Facebook Page? 

See additional pictures here. Feel free to download and share with your friends and family!

Thank you once again Sarnia-Lambton!

Noelle’s Gift Committee Members🙂

 

Next NY Shoe Fashion Designer

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Lexi’s friends and family always joke that she would move to New York to become a shoe fashion designer when she gets older. She always had a love and passion for shoes; she already owns hundreds of pairs of shoes for any outfit she needs for the special occasion.

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On Sunday April 17, 2016 Lexi turned sixteen years old. She has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair. Her slogan is “shoes matter, just ask Cinderella”. Beyond shoes Lexi bowls every Saturday with Community Living and has for the last seven years, so what better place to celebrate her sweet-sixteen than Marcin Bowl.

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Lexi wanted her friends and family to provide shoes for children in need, so kids could put miles and miles on a pair of running shoes, splash in summer puddles with sandals or even a nice pair of flats.

Lexi’s request for no gifts and only shoes to be gifted was successful with 82 pairs of shoes. Way to go Lexi you’re a Smash Hit!

Thank you for your generosity,

Noelle’s Gift Committee Members🙂

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Golf Outing #4

Noelle’s Gift of Golf – 4th Annual Golf Outing is approaching!

Capture this ‘friendly trophy’ for fun this 2016.

Follow this link for more information and registration details… 

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Free Willy, face painting & costumed characters @ Cineplex on April 30, 2016

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Family Favorite Movie Free Willy to Benefit Local Children and Noelle’s Gift

Tickets on sale at Guest Services in The Lambton Mall. All the details are below🙂

Sarnia, Ontario – On April 30, 2016, Lambton Mall is presenting the movie Free Willy at Cineplex to raise funds for local charity Noelle’s Gift. Presented by Lambton Mall and sponsored by Blackburn Radio, the event begins at 9:00 am with free face painting, balloon animals, costumed characters and prizes, with the movie Free Willy commencing at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are just $10 and include popcorn, pop and admission to the movie and will be available at Guest Services in Lambton Mall beginning March 30.

Each year, Lambton Mall organizes a variety of charitable events with proceeds donated to a charity within the local community. These events, along with local business sponsorships, focus on enriching the lives of children, and form the basis of Lambton Mall’s Community IMPACT program. Lambton Mall is excited to announce that this year’s benefactor is Noelle’s Gift.

Noelle’s Gift was created to honor fallen teacher Noelle Paquette and her love for children. Designed to provide assistance for children and their families in need or crisis in their school communities, without delay or red tape, Noelle’s Gift has funded nearly $300,000 in community programs since 2013.

This year’s Community IMPACT fundraising events also include a Spring Fashion Show at Lambton Mall on Thursday April 14, an outdoor kid’s “Patio Party” on Saturday, May 28, and a hike relay by a team of Lambton Mall employees on Wednesday June 15, 2016. Over the past four years, Lambton Mall’s dedicated team has raised nearly $20,000 for local charities.

For more information, please contact:

Shauna Lupaschuk 

Marketing Director Media and Public Relations

Lambton Mall

519-542-7784 ext. 225

[email protected]