Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • C-K Today calendar comes out next week

    Sep 27, 13 • 345 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The C-K Today calendar is set to come out next week, delivered throughout Chatham-Kent. This calendar features specific information for Chatham-Kent in regards to: Delayed garbage pickup and recycling day notifications after a holiday; all of the school...

  • Tired of the trash

    Sep 26, 13 • 450 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Richard Carnell was mad as hell . . . and he did something about it. Carnell, who moved to Chatham six years ago, likes to bike every morning. But his daily pedal along rural roads just north and west of Chatham quickly had him noticing how garbage littered...

  • Red Feather brings out school spirit

    Sep 24, 13 • 1479 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    What do you get when you add homecoming-type festivities together with fundraising for the United Way? Since 1955, the answer to this question in Chatham-Kent has been Red Feather weekend. Students from schools all across Chatham-Kent held various fundraisers...

  • Movies at the library

    Sep 19, 13 • 334 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Public Library wants you to come to the movies Tuesday afternoons in October. Starting Oct. 1, the Chatham branch will be showing movies at 2 p.m. for the cost of donation at the door. Oct. 1 – Big Wedding (14A) Stars Robert DeNiro, Susan...

  • Soup kitchen celebrates a decade of feeding those in need

    Sep 19, 13 • 801 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Ten years ago, the St. Agnes Community Soup Kitchen opened its doors, joining a group of faith communities who have made it their mission to provide a hot meal to people living in poverty in Chatham. Marking the milestone, the committee and volunteers at St....

  • C-K United Way campaign aims for $2.2M

    Sep 12, 13 • 503 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    William Grin and Cecily Coppola have set lofty goals, as the United Way of Chatham-Kent co-chairs are focused on raising $2.2 million for the 2013 campaign. That’s a 9% increase over the $2.045 million raised last year. The United Way held a campaign...

  • Blood donor clinic underway

    Sep 11, 13 • 479 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    It was a bit of a slow start to today’s blood donor clinic at St. Joseph’s Hall in Chatham. Canadian Blood Services staff estimated about 80 people had donated as of about 3:15 p.m.  The goal for the day is 216 units. There is still time to...

  • Do-Gooder workshops offered

    Sep 11, 13 • 430 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Non-profit organizations who need a little help using technology to boost fundraising and marketing efforts have an opportunity to learn from experts this fall. Do-Gooders is a series of three workshops to teach participants about free or almost-free tools...

  • Treatment centre benefits from Community Day

    Sep 5, 13 • 557 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent’s most recent fundraising campaing received its first donation Sept. 5. The foundation picked up a cheque for $477 from Harvey’s, the proceeds from Community Day, where...

  • Tea Connection to host death café

    Sep 4, 13 • 582 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Dwelling on death and dying has often been looked at as a morbid or depressing pastime, more suited to the existentialist offering of author Albert Camus in the grim tale, The Stranger. Talking about it in an open, honest dialogue at a death café is a new...