Posts Tagged ‘cancer society’

  • Relay for Life 2016

    Relay for Life celebrates 15 years in Chatham-Kent

    May 17, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Relay For Life Chatham-Kent, celebrating 15 years in 2017, is set to take place at the Chatham-Kent Athletic Complex (CKSS) in Chatham on June 9, from 6 p.m. to midnight. And on Monday at 6 p.m. the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) – Chatham-Kent is hosting a...

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    Cops take part in Movember

    Dec 1, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Sporting some impressively cheesy moustaches, a number of Chatham-Kent police officers took part in the Movember movement. The officers raised $1,015 for their facial hair efforts and donated the money to the Canadian Cancer Society...

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    Top Relay for Life fundraisers honoured

    Jul 12, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The top fundraising teams and individuals from this year’s recent Relay for Life, an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society, were honoured this week. At the CCS office in Chatham, staff member and Relay organizer Krissy Rioux gave out ribbons and...

  • Members of the Tasmanian Teal Tigers showed up to register their team for the 2016 Relay for Life that will be held June 11. Mainstreet Credit Union was on hand to take fun photos of the teams. Here, Tammy Bettencourt of Mainstreet takes a photo of (left to right) Marlene Atkinson, Hayden Atkinson and Cheryl Carroll.

    Relay Rally attracts crowd

    Mar 8, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    It may have been cold outside, but it felt like spring last week as the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Rally filled Aristo’s Banquet Hall. “I’m thrilled at the turnout this year,” said Krissy Rioux of the society. “The excitement in the...

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    Cash to fight cancer

    Dec 10, 15 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Lambton Kent Composite School girls’ basketball team raised an amazing $947.15 for the Canadian Cancer Society at their annual Alumni basketball game. They invited all and any alumni female graduates to part take in the game against the current senior...

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    On the road for cancer

    Jul 15, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Wayne Edwards has driven around the world nearly five times for the Chatham-Kent branch of the Canadian Cancer Society – and he’s not about to stop now. By the time you read this, he will have made his 600th trip as a volunteer driver in a...

  • From left, Cindy Vinall, manager of the Chatham-Kent and Sarnia-Lambton branches of the Canadian Cancer Society; and municipal councillors Derek Robertson, Brock McGregor, Trevor Thompson and David VanDamme showcase society daffodil pins, which are on sale at various locations around the municipality.

    Daffodil campaign underway

    Apr 9, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    April is Cancer Awareness Month, and volunteers from the Chatham-Kent branch of the Canadian Cancer Society will be at various places in the municipality today through Sunday, and again April 17 and 18 selling daffodil pins. There are also coin boxes located...

  • Chatham’s George Service will be one of the models for this year’s Celebrate Life Fashion Show, which takes place April 8 at Club Lentinas.

    Celebrate Life

    Apr 1, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      George Service could be the poster child for the Celebrate Life Fashion Show. The event, taking place April 8 at Club Lentinas, is a fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society, but is also done to honour cancer survivors. All models in the event have...

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    Celebrate life

    Mar 10, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Celebrate Life Fashion Show is set to return for another year. The event takes place April 8 at 7 p.m. at Club Lentinas. Marie Anderson, of Nina Marie’s Boutiques, started the fashion show to honour her mother’s fight with breast cancer. “ I started the...

  • Survivors take their victory lap at the 2014 Chatham Relay For Life event at CKSS. Next year, Wallaceburg's Relay will come back into the mix at this location, and the event will take place from noon to midnight on the Saturday.

    Changes coming to Relay For Life

    Nov 11, 14 • 258 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Relay For Life, the large-scale fundraising event put on by the Canadian Cancer Society, is evolving. Cindy Vinall, manager of the Chatham-Kent branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, said after four years of operating on its own, the Wallaceburg event is...