Author archives: bruce

  • One of a kind Festival

    Apr 18, 18 • 0 Views • Bruce Uncorked, Feature StoryNo Comments

    I love the Festival of Giving – an incredible local event organized by the Foundation of the Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent. I especially love the themed elements that keep the mega fundraiser so fresh each year. What I didn’t like for 2018...

  • The giving nature of C-K

    Apr 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    This is National Volunteer Week. How fitting. Chatham-Kent is overflowing with volunteers and giving-minded individuals. We at The Voice encounter them every day; sometimes day after day. After attending the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce’s Business...

  • 401 baby says ‘thanks’

    Apr 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A year after giving birth to her son on Highway 401 in Chatham-Kent, Lindsay Margeson came back to give her thanks to local paramedics, via the Chatham-Kent Children’s Safety Village. While many adults in Chatham-Kent were getting into their Irish spirit on...

  • Five lucky kids receive free bikes

    Apr 18, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Admitting they know agri-science better than they know bicycle construction, the leadership team at Corteva Agriscience (formerly DuPont Pioneer) donated five new bicycles to a select group of kids in Chatham-Kent recently. The Corteva crew...

  • Too few homes to sell

    Apr 18, 18 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    To say the Chatham-Kent real estate market is a seller’s market would be an understatement. There is just too little inventory in terms of number of homes for sale these days, according to Steve Carroll, president of the Chatham-Kent Association of...

  • Excellence in local business celebrated

    Apr 18, 18 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Hundreds of local business owners and professionals attended the 130th annual Business Excellence Awards April 12. The event, put on by the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce, took place at Club Lentinas and highlighted the work of a number of area businesses...

  • Daffodil Campaign underway

    Apr 12, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      While Mother Nature might not agree, it is spring in Chatham-Kent. And that means it’s daffodil season, specifically the Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Campaign. Cindy Vinall of the Canadian Cancer Society said the annual April campaign...

  • Of hot dogs and fecal speed bumps

    Apr 11, 18 • 0 Views • Bruce Uncorked, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Do you ever notice how terms such as “abnormally large” have vastly different meanings to physicians as compared to the rest of us? For example, back in January, I had a colonoscopy. The doc said he removed an “abnormally large” polyp while sticking...

  • Home, sweet home

    Apr 11, 18 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    It’s been more than a year, but two local businesses – accompanied by a new one – have moved home. Sacwal Flooring and Ideal Decorating, along with the Lighting & Accent Gallery, suffered a devastating fire on Jan. 15, 2017, which caused more than...

  • Designed for success

    Apr 11, 18 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Owners of a local furniture shop in Chatham say Chatham-Kent chose them as much as they chose this municipality as the place to set up shop. John Fry and Rose Linsemen, owners of JM Fry Furniture Design on Fourth Street in Chatham, said as they did their...