Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • 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...

  • Operation Christmas Child underway again

    Nov 12, 14 • 255 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Local churches are busy these days filling shoeboxes for needy children from around the world. In all, about 50 Chatham-Kent churches are taking part in what is called Operation Christmas Child, put on by Samaritan’s Purse. Gregory Drive Alliance...

  • St. Clair students involved in United Way

    Nov 12, 14 • 154 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The students at St. Clair College in Chatham are in the middle of two weeks of fun and fundraising for the United Way campaign. The Thames Student’s Inc. (TSI) organized the events, which have included an agency fair to educate the students on what groups...

  • Christmas at The Links

    Nov 12, 14 • 159 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    United Way Campaign co-chairs, Dean and Margery Muharrem, announced Christmas at the Links, a new fundraising initiative designed to celebrate local talent and raise funds for this year’s United Way campaign. Christmas at the Links will be held in the new...

  • Fundraiser nets nearly $17,000

    Nov 12, 14 • 115 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The third annual Say Yes to the Dress…Again! event raised nearly $17,000 on the weekend. The night of indulgence and fun raised money for the Look Good Feel Better program and the Chatham-Kent Hospice. “As predicted, this year’s event was the best...