Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • 3-Minute Shopping Spree

    May 7, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Shelley McLoughlin, centre, winner of the 3-Minute Shopping Spree at No Frills in Chatham, managed to dash and grab just over $791 worth of groceries Sunday morning, thanks to the generosity of Dean and Barbara Mills, owners of No Frills. The spree was the...

  • 900 raise $145K for C-K Hospice

    May 7, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Under sunny skies, more than 900 people came out to walk or run the Mud Creek Trail for the third annual Hike for Hospice on Sunday. The total raised after expenses was $145,000 to support the ongoing operational needs of Chatham-Kent Hospice. The hike kicked...

  • Walk So Kids Can Talk

    May 7, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The annual Walk So Kids Can Talk took place Sunday in Kingston Park in Chatham. Participants raised more than $10,...

  • #trashtag: Community garbage cleanup challenge

    May 7, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    On Monday morning, staff members of The Retro Suites Hotel and The Chilled Cork were busy picking up garbage and litter along the south side and north side creek bank along Zonta Park. Nine employees, including general manager Pete Tsirimbis, started their...

  • Eat dinner, help pay for a roof

    May 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

      The parishioners at Campbell AME Church in Chatham need your appetite. They are hosting a fundraising dinner at the King Street East church on June 1 in an effort to pay for roof repairs. Rev. Tracey Thomas said the roof on the parsonage, which was...

  • Celebrating 60 years

    May 1, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Members of the Chatham LaSertoma and distinguished guests celebrated the group’s 60 years at an event Friday at Aristo’s. The group formed April 25, 1959. Since that time, its members have put in 150,000 service hours, provided 300 scholarships, averaging...

  • Rotary donates $20K to build fund

    Apr 30, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham Rotary Club presented the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation with a cheque for $20,000 in support of its Butterfly Building Campaign recently. The Children’s Treatment Centre provides services to one-in-seven children and youth in...

  • Couple hosting vendor show

    Apr 30, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A grateful local couple are hosting the second annual Mental Health Vendor Show May 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the KBD Club on Byng Avenue in Chatham as part of the Stand Up For Change campaign. Jenn and Chad Bedford’s son benefitted from counselling and...

  • Celebrating CK Expo

    Apr 30, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Michael Fry along with his sons Mason, left and Marshal, right, paid homage to the Super Mario franchise during the CK Expo on Saturday at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre. Attendees of the event were able to meet artists, participate in cosplay...

  • Beard challenge for charity

    Apr 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A Chatham business is challenging beard owners to share pictures of their growing beards during the NHL 2019 Playoff. Chatham-based Smellis Beard Oil is organizing the Hockey Beard Challenge. Similar to initiatives like Movember and “playoff beards” the...