Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Slime time effort raises $23K for United Way

    Nov 28, 14 • 291 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    LCBO staff and customers showed their enthusiasm in raising funds for the United Way, and helping to slime local management. Stores in Chatham-Kent raised nearly $23,000 with a summer super soaker campaign and a fall slime effort. On Friday at the Wellington...

  • Christmas at the Links draws 100-plus

    Nov 28, 14 • 650 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Gentry Manor co-owners James Lizotte, left, and Thomas Smith, right, pictured with Ann Riegling, centre, collaborated with the United Way of Chatham-Kent for the Christmas at the Links fundraiser on Thursday evening. More than 100 tickets were sold for the...

  • Victorian Christmas event returns

    Nov 26, 14 • 159 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Salvation Army again plays host to a Victorian-era Christmas event. On Nov. 29 at its Orangewood Boulevard facility, the Army hosts performances of A Caroler’s Christmas at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Step back in time through live music and historic carols as a...

  • Delivering anti-bullying message

    Nov 26, 14 • 241 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    After six years and hundreds of performances before thousands of children, Ron Coristine sum’s up his involvement in the Respect Revolution in a few short words. “It’s fun,” he said. “It’s just a fun thing to do.” Coristine was one of the...

  • A Dickens December

    Nov 26, 14 • 130 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Public Library has a busy schedule planned to celebrate A Dickens December. In honour of Charles Dickens, the library is hosting special drop-in programs. At the Chatham branch, it begins with Dickens Day, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m., as costumed...

  • Off they go!

    Nov 26, 14 • 465 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Well, this just got real! After months of planning, selling, dreaming and organizing we are in the air, on our way to the first destination in our new lives. There are a tonne of emotions and thoughts, there is certainly excitement, after all we are embarking...

  • Home tour draws a crowd

    Nov 24, 14 • 247 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Red, green and gold were in strong supply over the weekend. The 10th Christmas House Tour presented by IODE Captain Garnet Brackin took place on Saturday and Sunday, showcasing six homes festively decorated by local florists. Between 400-500 tickets were sold...

  • The King of leatherworking

    Nov 19, 14 • 261 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Show Marty King what you might think is a nice leather belt, and he may very well take a quick look at it and tell you it’s full of cardboard. More than four decades working with leather has given him a pretty good eye, and feel for such things....

  • Program a breath of fresh air

    Nov 19, 14 • 474 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

      The fear and uncertainty for a patient diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to take your breath away thanks to the Breathe Well program. Chatham Mazda from Chatham Voice on Vimeo. In its...

  • Seizures 101

    Nov 18, 14 • 164 Views • LifeNo Comments

    There will be a clinic on seizures next week at the Chatham branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library. The clinic, entitled “Seizures 101 Session,” is free and open to the public. It’s an educational event to allow folks to learn more about epilepsy and...