Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Legion helps C-K Hospice

    Feb 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Representatives from the Royal Canadian Legion Br 642 in Chatham recently made a $5,000 donation to the Chatham-Kent Hospice to be used for ongoing operating expenses. “It’s because of generous donations like this one from the Legion that we are able to...

  • On display at the Wedding Show

    Feb 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Those attending the Chatham-Kent Wedding Show received some wedding planning ideas from more than 80 exhibitors all while supporting Big Brother Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent on Saturday at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre. Showcased front and centre were...

  • Carrying a Torch for visual story telling

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

    With a life-long passion for storytelling and filmmaking, Thamesville native Wes McDonald is making a name for himself with his company Torch Media and his news documentaries. A product of his first company Candlebox Productions, Torch Media is McDonald’s...

  • Changes needed to stop trafficking

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

    Anyone looking for Bruce’s column this week, you’ll be getting the “She Said” version. For those of you who didn’t attend the Human Trafficking town hall meeting last week hosted by MPP Rick Nicholls, 600 people including teens, had their eyes...

  • Habitat launches student contest

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

    Students across the country have an opportunity to help a local family become a Habitat homeowner, thanks to the Meaning of Home contest, a national writing contest in support of Habitat for Humanity Canada. Launched earlier this month, the Meaning of Home...

  • Been farming long?

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

    Joey Wilson, left, and Sawyer Phelan remove the lug nuts on a tractor tire at McGrail Farm Equipment in Chatham. The two kindergarten students joined the rest of their class from St. Vincent School and toured McGrail, learning about farm equipment in a...

  • In wonder over the trains

    Jan 22, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Aubrie Voss, 5, and her little brother Orin, 3, enjoyed spending the day at the 18th Annual Chatham-Kent Toy Show and Sale on Sunday at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre, including a display from the Chatham Model Railroad Club. All proceeds from the...

  • Baby, it’s kilt outside!

    Jan 22, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Tom Elliott from Comber reacts to the bone-chilling cold waters of the Chatham-Kent Polar Plunge on Saturday. He braved the snowy roads to take part in the plunge, held at St. Clair College’s Thames Campus. Presented by the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch...

  • Helping those in need

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Geoffrey and Dagmar de Liberato of Thrive Strategic Business Solutions in Chatham wanted to give back to the community, making a $1,000 donation to Outreach for Hunger over the holiday season...

  • Therapy Dogs heading to library

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

    Chatham-Kent Public Library (CKPL) is looking for people who like to scratch some bellies and be on the receiving end of doggie kisses over the next six months. In partnership with St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs, the CKPL is pleased to offer Therapy Dog...