Posts Tagged ‘volunteer’

  • Giving money, not time

    Mar 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    It is an undisputed truth that Chatham-Kent has some of the most generous people around. All you need is to give people a person, family, charity or cause to get behind and Chathamites will come out in droves to help. Our community is lucky enough to have an...

  • PAWR volunteer thankful to help

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

    Throughout his years of volunteering with PAWR, Gary O’Rourke has helped the rescue organization, and countless animals, with his acts of kindness. A few years ago, the 67 year old found himself at a crossroads when one his beloved dogs suffered a ruptured...

  • 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...

  • Vegetable patch earmarked for food banks

    May 20, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life, Local News2 Comments

    Jared Foster uses a roto tiller to turn over soil for a vegetable garden near Chatham. Use of the land has been donated so that the produce can be made available for local food banks across Chatham-Kent.   The many users of Chatham Kent food banks will...

  • Rush’s volunteer efforts lauded

    May 5, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham resident and hospice volunteer Lyn Rush was inducted into the June Callwood Award Circle of Outstanding Volunteers at the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) Conference recently held in Toronto. The June Callwood Award was established in 1994 to...

  • Firefighters replace stolen bike

    Dec 10, 14 • 305 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    When Jessica Miller moved to Chatham from Merlin with her two boys seven months ago, she brought with her the small-town ideal of trust and neighbourhood support. It served her well over the years, including the seven she spent in Merlin. Unfortunately, on...

  • Volunteer fair slated for Nov. 29

    Nov 20, 13 • 435 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Kent Association of Volunteer Co-ordinators (KAVCO) is having its volunteer fair Nov. 29 at the HealthPlex at St. Clair College, and it’s looking to increase its impact. KAVCO’s Lori Meredith said the group hopes to have other agencies who do not...