Posts Tagged ‘kiwanis’

  • Miller earns Kemsley Award

    May 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Win Miller, 100, right, accepts the Syd Kemsley Award from the Kiwanis Club of Chatham. Miller spent decades as a journalist in Chatham-Kent. The Kemsley award is presented to a deserving Chatham-Kent citizen who serves the children of the world and/or this...

  • Music Fest hosts concert series

    Oct 18, 18 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Kiwanis Music Festival celebrates its 75th anniversary next season, a community venture that has seen thousands of kids with amazing talent take the stage. Not all of those kids go on to promising careers in music, but all of them will remember the...

  • The Wheels of Hope go round and round

    Nov 21, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      In its second year, the Pigs of Hope campaign to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society (CSS) Wheels of Hope program kicked off at the Nov. 16 Chatham Kiwanis Club meeting. CCS area office manager Cindy Vinall was at the meeting with the blue and...

  • Humanitarian service recognized

    Sep 21, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    For the first time since the award’s inception, the Kiwanis Club of Chatham Syd Kemsley Service Award was given to a couple; Derwin and Kathy Armstrong of Chatham for their hard work and dedication to support projects for the children of the world. The...

  • Flexibility key to Kiwanis growth

    May 3, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    At a time when many service clubs are struggling with membership, Kiwanis International has embraced society’s changes and is well poised for the future. Sue Petrisin, Kiwanis International President, attended the Can-Am Goodwill banquet in Chatham last...

  • Kiwanis music fest volunteers tuning up

    Feb 3, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, MusicNo Comments

    Even though it’s only early February, volunteers are already busy preparing for the 71st annual Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival April 4-15. In fact, some members of the committee have been working on the iconic event since May of last year. Chairman Chuck...

  • Heuvelmans, Kiwanis fight tetanus

    Jan 7, 16 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Chatham Kiwanis members and friends and Heuvelmans Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Ltd. teamed up to raise $2,750 for the local club’s goal of raising $100,000 towards the global campaign of Kiwanis International and UNICEF to eliminate Maternal/Newborn...

  • Kiwanis Music Fest underway

    Apr 7, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival turned 70 this year, and kicked off today. The event, featuring music students from across Chatham-Kent, Windsor and Essex – 690 entries in all – will showcase their abilities at three venues – in the Kiwanis Theatre...

  • New officers for Kiwanis Club

    Oct 20, 14 • 130 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Kiwanis Club of Chatham-Kent recently selected its new officers for the 2014-15 year. From left, standing, Lena Robertson; Lorne Little, secretary;  Marsha Summerfield, assistant treasure;  Donna MacLachlan, assistant secretary; Jim Robinson,...

  • Kiwanis support YMCA programs

    Jun 11, 14 • 327 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Above, Kiwanis president Eileen Richards, left, and Kiwanis president-elect George Service, right, present a cheque for $1,000 to Chatham-Kent Pool Sharks representatives Janet Raddatz and Shannon Sasseville. The Kiwanis Club of Chatham-Kent recently made two...