Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Jubenville collects tabs to help buy wheelchairs

    Oct 16, 13 • 826 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Every tab counts, and Tilbury’s Aaron Jubenville counted each of the small shiny pop can tabs he picked up this year – all 429,511 of them. Jubenville knows that each tab collected puts the Tabs 4 Kids campaign one step closer to purchasing a...

  • Serving up lunch at St. Joe’s

    Oct 11, 13 • 395 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Pat Paddon, left, and Mary Rekker of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Joe’s Parish prepare the latest serving of potatoes for their Thanksgiving lunch crowd of more than 150 people Friday at St. Joe’s Hall, while Entegrus CEO Jim Hogan and corporate...

  • Library’s fall book sale approaches

    Oct 11, 13 • 339 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Public Library fall book sale will be held Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in the meeting room at the Chatham branch on Queen Street. Hours of operation are as follows: Oct. 30, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. (Preview Night $4) Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m....

  • Putting one foot in front of the other

    Oct 9, 13 • 591 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The teacher traffic cops at Tecumseh school encountered an odd site Oct. 9 – a steady stream of kids and parents walking to the school. The backpack-laden lads and lasses and many of their parents took part in International Walk to School Day. As a result,...

  • Sixteen week weight-loss program fundraising for CKHA

    Oct 9, 13 • 1123 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Beth Cummings said she never expected to take home the top prize at the last Lose To Win competition. Now the 47 year old said she thinks she’s ready to tackle the next one. This year marks the fourth annual year the Performance Fitness & Training...

  • Moving mountains with martinis

    Oct 8, 13 • 323 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Women in Chatham-Kent will gather Oct. 10 to raise money for the women of Haiti. The evening event takes place at 6 p.m. at Country View Golf Course and Country club. Ticket price is $60, and includes dinner. There will also be a cash bar and silent auction....

  • Spooky fun at the library

    Oct 8, 13 • 411 Views • LifeNo Comments

    All little ghouls and goblins are invited to the Chatham-Kent Public Library Oct. 26 for Spooktacular Storytime with Maizie. The library on Queen Street in Chatham encourages kids to wear their Halloween costumes to hang out with Maize, a registered therapy...

  • Helping the homeless

    Oct 4, 13 • 1479 Views • Feature Story, Life2 Comments

    A Chatham woman is shining a spotlight on the issue of local homelessness by urging people to donate Oct. 10 in recognition of World Homeless Awareness Day. Rachael Laidler of Chatham-Kent’s Creating Smiles Network is urging residents to give whatever...

  • It’s walk-to-school month

    Oct 3, 13 • 453 Views • LifeNo Comments

    October is International Walk to School Month, and Chatham’s Addison Haines, 4, pictured here, made her first foot-powered trek to Tecumseh Public School this week. According to her grandfather, John Lowther, they plan to walk to school at least three times...

  • Residence offers a day out for local seniors

    Oct 3, 13 • 483 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For more than two decades, St. Andrew’s Residence in Chatham has offered its Senior’s Day Out program. “Seniors come into St. Andrew’s and spend a day with us,” explained Melissa Parker, community and client relations manager. “They can have a hot...