Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Donation aids comfort at C-K Hospice

    Feb 21, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The South Kent Wind Community Fund, a donor advised fund of the Chatham Kent Community Foundation, recently approved a grant of $8,400 to support the cost of linen service for residents of Chatham-Kent Hospice. Such costs are not covered by government funding...

  • Province helps with the pipes

    Feb 20, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Ontario Government is helping community agencies repair and renovate their buildings so they can continue providing vital services to children and families, including here in Chatham-Kent. “Our local agencies work hard every day to help people who need...

  • Church reaches out to help homeless

    Feb 20, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Helping out people in need is all part of the St. Andrew’s United Church mission and outreach committee, and every year, the Salvation Army is one of the organizations they help. Since 2010, the committee at St. Andrew’s has been making care packages for...

  • Enjoying your friends (while you can)

    Feb 20, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Three Chatham-Kent men who held a successful Friends of Chatham Gathering last year to raise money for the Chatham Hospice are gearing up for another event. Ray O’Phee, Howard Morton and Mike Dorner are holding the second annual event March 9 at noon at the...

  • Out for a wet, slick walk

    Feb 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Tyler Wells and his dog Cody braved the falling ice and slippery ground to go for a walk at the Thames Grove Conservation Area on Feb. 12. Unable to walk in the morning, Wells waited until the temperature rose enough to soften the ice. More freezing rain is...

  • Sertoma support for Butterfly Build

    Feb 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Sertoma Foundation of Canada presented the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation with a cheque for $33,400 in support of the Butterfly Building Campaign recently. Pictured, from left, are Amy Husk, speech language pathologist with the centre; Martha...

  • Dream fund accepting applications

    Feb 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Rob McLandress Make a Dream Come True Fund is taking applications for its 2019 awards. The fund was made possible through a bequest to Community Living Chatham-Kent by the late Father James Williams. Father Williams was an ongoing supporter of the work of...

  • Boat & Rec show coming to Chatham

    Feb 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Not content with just helping to deliver the annual Chatham Indoor Car Show, XS Productions is shifting its focus to recreational fun. A week after they host the car show at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre in Chatham from March 1-3, XS launches the...

  • Clean house and help animals

    Feb 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    CK Animal Rescue (CKAR) is hosting its Second Gigantic Indoor Garage Sale on March 16 at the John D. Bradley Centre in Chatham with all proceeds to support the organization, a local registered non-profit group. The event begins at 9 a.m. and runs until 1 p.m....

  • Coldest Night of the Year

    Feb 12, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Municipal staff and community organizers joined Chatham-Kent councillors Karen Kirkwood-Whyte and Amy Finn in raising awareness for the Coldest Night of the Year event on Friday. This year, the event is being held Feb. 23. Canadians in more than 100...