Author archives: The Voice

  • Non-profit bursary available

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Do you know a future college or university student interested in public service or non-profit management? The Chatham-Kent Nonprofit Network invites applicants for the Josie Matteis Doto Bursary for Non-profit Management. Inspired by Matteis’s volunteer...

  • Board approves native student trustee

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Trustees for the Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) recently unanimously approved the appointment of an Indigenous Student Trustee position on the board, beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. The LKDSB currently has two student trustees serving as...

  • It’s dreamtime in C-K

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      The Rob McLandress Make a Dream Come True Fund was made possible through a bequest to Community Living Chatham-Kent by the late Father James Williams. Williams was an ongoing supporter of the work of Community Living Chatham-Kent, and his bequest was made...

  • Jubilee chorus supports Shepherd’s Way Inn

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Cynthia Luimes, right, gives Theresa Nadeau a donation for $1,000 towards The Shepherd’s Way Inn from the Jubilee Chorus of Chatham Kent’s free will offering at their last concert. The Shepard’s Way Inn provides free meals to those...

  • Robbery in Wheatley

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Police are asking for help tracking down a robbery suspect. According to Chatham-Kent police, someone walked into a Mac’s Milk in Wheatley about 4:45 a.m. Sunday and demanded money and cigarettes from the cashier. The cashier handed over both, and the...

  • Phone line work at CKHA

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    If you happen to call one of the hospitals in Chatham-Kent on Thursday and are hung up on, just call back. The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance said its Chatham and Wallaceburg sites are to undergo planned maintenance on their phone systems Thursday. It could...

  • C-K among top 85 hot spots for millennials

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    According to Point2Homes’ list of Top Millennial Hot Spots in 2018, Chatham-Kent ranks 67th of Canada’s top 85 cities for millennials. Canadian cities were ranked based on income, housing affordability, unemployment rate, life satisfaction, low crime...

  • Arms Out For Andrew

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    This past November, local police officer Andrew Gaiswinkler was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, which is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Gaiswinkler was rushed by ambulance to London and immediately began chemotherapy.  He has been in and out...

  • Interactive trail map lauded

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    An interactive map highlighting the nearly 60 local trails in Chatham-Kent is expected to be a major factor in their increased use, according to Dianne Flook, Chair of the Chatham-Kent Trails Council. “It’s an amazing achievement,” Flook said of the...

  • Grease fire in Blenheim

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent fire officials say two people suffered minor injuries as a result of a grease fire Sunday in Blenheim. Blenheim firefighters attended 21170 Communication Road just after 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, and discovered a large and developing fire in the...