Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • $5K to the United Way

    Nov 14, 13 • 343 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Scotiabank branches in Chatham-Kent gave a $5,000 corporate donation Wednesday to the United Way of Chatham-Kent’s 2013 campaign. Pictured, from left, are Brenda Richardson, community manager for the King Street branch; Tom Kewley, manager of the Queen and...

  • Owner’s love of her dog leads to feature on TV show

    Nov 13, 13 • 962 Views • Feature Story, Life2 Comments

    They are companions, friends, and confidants. If the world is giving you a rough time of it, they’re always there. In time, they become part of the family. They’re our pets, and the lengths we go to keep them safe and healthy know no bounds. For Lynda...

  • Fill a shoebox; help a child

    Nov 13, 13 • 303 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The annual Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection is underway locally. The campaign captures the Christmas spirit throughout Canada as thousands of individuals, families, churches, businesses, sports teams, and community groups begin packing shoeboxes...

  • Fine-dining event at McDonald’s

    Nov 13, 13 • 699 Views • Life2 Comments

    The Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation is teaming up with McDonald’s in February to hold a White Glove Dinner inside the fast-food restaurant. The St. Clair Street McDonald’s is the site of this Feb. 18, 2014,  event, which is a black-tie evening...

  • Mind over matter … food matter, that is

    Nov 13, 13 • 568 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For Al Parsai, it was a question of mind over matter – change the mindset and everything else doesn’t really matter. Parsai had such focus forced on him in early 2012. The Chatham man was experiencing frequent headaches severe enough to make him see his...

  • Christmas House Tour set for this weekend

    Nov 12, 13 • 874 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The ninth annual Christmas House Tour, sponsored by the Captain Garnet Brackin IODE, will take place this Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The six homes are decorated for the Christmas season by The Glass House, The Purple Pansy, Syd Kemsley,...

  • Parade of Chefs to return in 2014

    Nov 12, 13 • 801 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Food Network’s Bob Blumer will be the celebrity chef for the 2014 Parade of Chefs. The event, put on by the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, takes place April 3, 2014, and is the 12th annual. The evening features a seven-course meal prepared...

  • Still tickets available for tonight’s Dress the Halls!

    Nov 7, 13 • 335 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Dress the Halls! Fashion Show and Shopping Showcase is set to go Nov. 7 at Club Lentina’s in Chatham and tickets are still available. The event is hosted by the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Helping Hands Auxiliary and Boutique Grand Gift Shop to raise funds...

  • Women’s shelter seeks support

    Nov 7, 13 • 362 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Christmas and the holiday season are fast approaching. For many of us it is a time to spend time with our family and friends sharing gifts and great food. For the women and children requiring shelter at the Chatham Kent Women’s Centre it is a time of great...

  • Journey to the Manger

    Nov 6, 13 • 515 Views • Life1 Comment

    Take a Journey to the Manger with the Blessed Sacrament Church CWL exhibit of Nativity sets Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The CWL will host the event at the church hall at 145 Victoria Ave. in Chatham from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 10:30 a.m....