Municipal staff and community organizers joined Chatham-Kent councillors Karen Kirkwood-Whyte and Amy Finn in raising awareness for the Coldest Night of the Year event on Friday.
This year, the event is being held Feb. 23. Canadians in more than 100 communities will participate in a walk to raise funds and awareness about the plight of homelessness.
The local walk, sponsored by NeighbourLink, will begin and end at The Hub, the former Pines Chapel, at 64 Ursuline Ave. Registration begins at 4 p.m., with opening ceremonies being held at 5 p.m., and the walk beginning at 5:15 p.m.