Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Unique chairs raise funds for hunger project

    Nov 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Sprucedale-Providence United Churches are asking people to take a seat and take a stand at their Chairs for Charity fundraiser event in support of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank hunger projects. The event takes place Nov. 16 at the church on Victoria Avenue...

  • Kettle campaign set to start

    Nov 12, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The 2019 Christmas Kettle Campaign kicks off this week in Chatham, and volunteers are needed. While the fundraising effort starts in Chatham, it expands to other parts of the municipality. According to Salvation Army officials, red kettles and volunteers will...

  • Locked Up garners $10K

    Nov 12, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    “Officers” Bill Myers, Ryan Rusnak, and Ken Bechard look after their “prisoner” Tricia Weese on Saturday as part of the Locked Up fundraiser event for the United Way, which took place at Sons of Kent. The event raised $10,000, and...

  • 15th Christmas House Tour focuses on Victoria Ave. area

    Nov 6, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The local IODE chapter wants to help everyone get into the holiday spirit and help with some Christmas house decorating ideas all while supporting a worthy cause. Presenting their 15th Annual 2019 Christmas House Tour happening on Nov. 16 and 17 between 1-4...

  • It’s Lock-Up time

    Nov 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Community members, get ready as United Way of Chatham-Kent is gearing up for this year’s Lock-Up event. In partnership with CKXS, people can listen or stop by Sons of Kent on Saturday November 9th as eight people (and growing) will be arrested and...

  • Cookie campaign raises nearly $31K

    Nov 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    What’s better than a cookie that tastes good? A cookie that does good! That from the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent. From Sept. 16-22, the Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign supported charities in communities across the country,...

  • Plethora of pumpkins

    Nov 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    One-of-a-kind creatively decorated jack-o’-lantern submissions from the community were on display for purchase during the Chatham-Kent Women’s Centre’s 4th Annual Great Pumpkin Event held at the United Way of Chatham-Kent on Oct. 29. With...

  • Gala raises $81K for hospice

    Nov 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation officials are calling the fourth annual Benefit Gala a huge success, as it raised more than $81,000 to support end-of-life hospice care here. The sold out event focused on the theme “Changing Moments, Changing Lives.” This...

  • Safety Dog Bus Tour

    Oct 30, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Young students from St. Ursula Catholic School got the chance to learn about student safety during a visit from First Student’s fifth annual Safety Dog Bus Tour on Oct. 22. With Chatham being one of 12 stops to visit North America and the only one in...

  • Drug awareness breakfast

    Oct 30, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Drug Awareness Council is inviting community members and service providers to attend the 2019 Annual Breakfast event, Nov. 7 at Smitty’s in Chatham. The focus of the event is on preventing and addressing stigma. The Chatham-Kent Drug...