Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • The 12 bars of Christmas

    Dec 13, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      519 Events & Promotions is throwing a launch party for Dresden’s Sod Buster Brewing Company, and inviting guests to explore the 12 Bars of Christmas in Downtown Chatham on Friday, starting at 7:30 p.m. Modeled after the popular pub crawl concept...

  • Taking the plunge for charity

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

    It seems some people will do anything for money – money to help others, that is. For members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service, that includes taking a very chilly leap into icy waters. The Chatham-Kent Police Service Polar Plunge returns for a second year...

  • It’s the most wonderful time of the year

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

    With Christmas fast approaching, I found I just wasn’t getting into the Christmas spirit as our family usually does this time of year. But thanks to a couple of volunteer opportunities, I am in that place where Christmas music doesn’t make me want to poke...

  • CKHA honours top staff

    Dec 11, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) honoured staff, physicians and volunteers of the organization recently with the presentation of the Alliance Awards of Excellence and the Compassionate Caregiver Award of Distinction. The Alliance Awards of Excellence are...

  • Toy donations on the way to Salvation Army

    Dec 11, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service and support staff went overboard this year in their effort to donate toys to the Salvation Army. Organizer Kris Herfst said the group doubled its contribution, as the police membership and community really came...

  • Porchlight brings in $44.5K

    Dec 11, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Support for the Chatham Goodfellows No Child Without a Christmas campaign this year continues to roll in from all over Chatham-Kent, and organizers couldn’t be happier. The Goodfellows 64th annual porchlight campaign is one of the highlights this year,...

  • Raffle supports local efforts

    Dec 11, 18 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham Lions Club have volunteers selling raffle tickets at Giant Tiger in Chatham for two good causes. The charity raffle will run right up until the draw on Dec. 15 at 3 p.m., with proceeds to Chatham Hope Haven Men’s Shelter and the Chatham-Kent...

  • Union Gas pumps up United Way campaign

    Dec 11, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Living true to the theme “We Give Today, To Improve Tomorrow,” Union Gas employees and retirees showed their continuing support for United Way of Chatham-Kent by raising $595,712 through the company’s 2018 campaign. “To say that I am proud of the...

  • Christmas in Muskoka performance

    Dec 11, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Ursuline College students perform a Charlie Brown Christmas play at The Armoury on Friday for the Christmas In Muskoka event. In its eighth year, the successful event raffles off 35 decorated Christmas trees and helps send hundreds of students each...

  • Women’s Live Well event returns

    Dec 5, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      As schedules and lives get busier and increasingly hectic, it can be hard for some women to take the time to truly take care of themselves. Organizers of the upcoming Live Well event are hoping to change that. Returning in January, co-conveners Sue...