Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Spooky fun at the library

    Oct 8, 13 • 411 Views • LifeNo Comments

    All little ghouls and goblins are invited to the Chatham-Kent Public Library Oct. 26 for Spooktacular Storytime with Maizie. The library on Queen Street in Chatham encourages kids to wear their Halloween costumes to hang out with Maize, a registered therapy...

  • Helping the homeless

    Oct 4, 13 • 1479 Views • Feature Story, Life2 Comments

    A Chatham woman is shining a spotlight on the issue of local homelessness by urging people to donate Oct. 10 in recognition of World Homeless Awareness Day. Rachael Laidler of Chatham-Kent’s Creating Smiles Network is urging residents to give whatever...

  • It’s walk-to-school month

    Oct 3, 13 • 453 Views • LifeNo Comments

    October is International Walk to School Month, and Chatham’s Addison Haines, 4, pictured here, made her first foot-powered trek to Tecumseh Public School this week. According to her grandfather, John Lowther, they plan to walk to school at least three times...

  • Residence offers a day out for local seniors

    Oct 3, 13 • 483 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For more than two decades, St. Andrew’s Residence in Chatham has offered its Senior’s Day Out program. “Seniors come into St. Andrew’s and spend a day with us,” explained Melissa Parker, community and client relations manager. “They can have a hot...

  • Now and Then – Mud Creek Club

    Oct 3, 13 • 1570 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Imagine travelling off the beaten path to a private retreat with spectacular marshlands and tree-lined walking trails. Rich, black earth farmland borders a section of the property. Tranquil mornings. Breathtaking sunsets. A winding river and gentle streams...

  • Boob Camp raises $9K for Cancer Society

    Oct 2, 13 • 463 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Canadian Cancer Society’s Boob Camp Fitness event took place Sept. 27 at Blairs’ Fitness and Training Centre. Seventy-five participants got a sweat worked up in Zumba, yoga, boot camp, TRX and boot camp junior. The event raised a total of $9,000 for...

  • Coffee-cup cutout promotion raises more than $4K

    Oct 1, 13 • 562 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Marie Humphrey, event coordinator of the Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent and Rob Knight, owner of the bulk Barn on St. Clair Street, show some of the donations raised in the annual Coffee Break promotion. Bulk Barn customers purchased coffee-cup cutouts for...

  • Healing father to be in Pain Court

    Sep 27, 13 • 481 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Father Fernando Suarez, who is said to have the gift of healing, will be in Pain Court next week. Suarez will be at Immaculate Conception and St. Philippe Parish at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 for the Eucharistic celebration and healing service. Following mass, Suarez will...

  • 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...