Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • The Breast Buddies Dragon Boat Team recently held a fundraiser at Boston Pizza as the team gears up for international competition next year in Italy. With the team is Boston Pizza manager Mary Frances Kluka.

    Breast Buddies fundraising for Italy trip

    Mar 29, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Asking friends and family to fill up on pizza, pasta and salad, the members of a local dragon boat team recently continued their quest for Italy next year. The Breast Buddies team is to travel to Florence, Italy in July of 2018 to take part in an...

  • Granite Club president Rand MacIntosh, left, joined Bill Denning, Legion Br. 682 President Irene Williams, Poppy Fund Chair Len Maynard, Jacob Rowe from Denning’s and Granite Club member Fred Rose.

    Curlers Care about our troops

    Mar 28, 17 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham Granite Club showed that curlers care about our veterans, hosting a curling bonspiel recently with proceeds to the Chatham Poppy Trust Fund of the Royal Canadian Legion. Club president Rand MacIntosh said this is the first year to host the Curlers...

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    Something for everyone

    Mar 28, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Caroline Van Lith, left, of Ross’ Nurserymen, and Wayne Newcombe of The Stonemen had a steady stream of curious homeowners pass by at the 35th annual Chatham Home & Garden Show on the weekend. The two businesses erected a stone and floral display that...

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    Epilepsy partnership launched

    Mar 21, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    As part of Epilepsy Awareness Month, the Chatham-Kent’s fire, EMS and police services are teaming up with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario to identify vulnerable populations and launching a joint community safety partnership. > The concept is for the groups to...

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    Lions help out the hospice

    Mar 21, 17 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

      The Chatham Lions Club recently announced the sponsorship of the first Hike for Hospice in support of the Chatham-Kent Hospice. “We are proud to be an Orienteer Sponsor for this first-time event. Not only are we supporting this event financially, our...

  • Katrina Seniuk with Hands on Exotic, an animal shelter in Etobicoke, was at the Southwestern Ontario Pet Expo on the weekend with her feathered friend and 4-year-old kangaroo, Jasmine.

    Pet Expo host to hundreds of pets

    Mar 14, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For the second year, the Southwestern Ontario Pet Expo at the John D. Bradley Centre in Chatham played host to a variety of furry friends and their human counterparts. Organizers Connie Beneteau and Mark Gross built on the success of last year’s event with...

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    Pet Expo hits Bradley Centre this weekend

    Mar 8, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent’s furry friends are welcome at the John D. Bradley Centre this weekend at the second annual Southwestern Ontario Pet Expo. The expo takes place Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and...

  • Members of the Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent will benefit from a recent donation, along with other aspects of the centre, from the J.P. Bickell Foundation.

    Bickell supports treatment centre

    Mar 5, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life, Local SportsNo Comments

    The Children’s Treatment Centre and Foundation of Chatham-Kent are excited to announce J.P. Bickell’s recent $10,000 donation in support of the Centre’s Adapted Recreation program. The Children’s Treatment Centre’s Adapted Recreation program...

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    Hunting for a Cure group supports Hospice

    Mar 5, 17 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

            Recently, the Hunting for a Cure group supported the Chatham-Kent Hospice with a donation of $6,000. The donation consists of funds raised through multiple events including hosting food booths at the Dover Tractor Cruz Parade in...

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    Soup event helps PAWR

    Mar 3, 17 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The sixth Annual Soup Day fundraiser for PAW (Pet and Wildlife Rescue) was held at the Union Gas head office in Chatham on recently. Employees donated various pots of soup, and tickets were sold to fellow employees who tasted and voted for their favourite...