Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Epilepsy support dinner

    May 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham Neurology Centre and Julia’s Health and Beauty Clinic are teaming up to present an Epilepsy Information and Fundraiser Dinner Friday, May 31 with proceeds going to Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario – Chatham Kent. The event is sponsored by UCB...

  • Milner House opens for the season

    May 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    This summer, listen to the music playing from the gramophone as you take a step back into the early 1900s at the Milner Heritage House. Step outside into the backyard and try your hand at hoop rolling, or challenge a friend to croquet. Whether you are playing...

  • Passport clinics announced in C-K

    May 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Local MP Dave Van Kesteren’s office has announced a number of passport clinics between May and September in the Chatham-Kent Leamington riding. The first clinic takes place May 22 at the Sherk Centre in Leamington. St. Michael’s Parish Hall in Ridgetown...

  • Young authors learn what it’s like to be published

    May 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Students in a Grade 1-2 class at St. Ursula’s Catholic School in Chatham had the chance to know what it’s like to be a published author thanks to a computer program and a little help from local authors. Lia Dolfi, class teacher, said they used a free...

  • Miller earns Kemsley Award

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Win Miller, 100, right, accepts the Syd Kemsley Award from the Kiwanis Club of Chatham. Miller spent decades as a journalist in Chatham-Kent. The Kemsley award is presented to a deserving Chatham-Kent citizen who serves the children of the world and/or this...

  • May Court Club hosts AGM

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The May Court Club of Chatham hosted delegates from the nine member clubs of the Association of May Court Clubs – Ottawa, Brockville, Barrie, Oakville, St. Catharines, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Windsor and Chatham – at the Annual General Meeting that...

  • Crowds enjoy Cars & Coffee

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    RM Sotheby’s and RM Auto Restoration hosted their first Cars & Coffee event of the season Saturday morning, drawing hundreds of people to the facility. Dozens of classic car owners brought their vehicles to show them off to the public, while RM opened...

  • Helping cancer patients

    May 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Barb Pelgrim of Barb’s Healthcare Apparel in Chatham is making giving back to the community a year-round event. A certified compression stocking and lymphedema fitter, Pelgrim works with many cancer patients and to help them out, she is giving away free...

  • Making the most of what spring gives you

    May 8, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Ivey Owchar, left, Jemma Snelgrove, and Jason Snelgrove make proverbial lemonade out of the lemons Mother Nature has given us this spring. They’re hanging out on Selton Line in East Kent in the middle of their backyard. Somewhere under all the water is...

  • Trying to stubbornly stomp out ALS

    May 8, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Stubborn Buffalo hope to see a stampede down the rural roads of Chatham-Kent this fall, all for ALS research. Members of the charity group Stubborn Buffalo Stomping Out ALS – family members of the late Adelard Van Praet – are adding an uber marathon...