Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Teaming up at the Wednesday Market

    May 6, 14 • 419 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    These three women met and became friends at the Chatham Wednesday Market on Hwy. 2, just east of Chatham. Recently, custom sewer Corrine Wood, knitter Janet Savoie, and Evie Rivers, who works with plastic canvas, joined forces to offer custom, hand-made items...

  • Motivational event coming to Chatham

    May 6, 14 • 570 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Local “mompreneur” Lisa Fox Bail is hoping to empower Chatham-Kent, or at least the people who attend a coming weekend training session. Motivational speaking engagements can sharpen a person’s mind in a manner similar to how a pencil sharpener puts a...

  • Celebrating inclusivity

    May 6, 14 • 274 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    As a kick off for Community Living Month, the local branch of the organization held a flag raising Thursday, followed by a barbecue in front of the Civic Centre. Community Living Chatham-Kent (CLCK) staff, volunteers, clients and their families were on hand...

  • Project Guatemala helping students to train for tomorrow

    May 2, 14 • 544 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The road to Guatemala is a long one, and in more than just geographic terms, for a group of Chatham-Kent students. Twenty Grade 10 kids are in a YMCA program that will ultimately send them to the Central American country for three weeks of hard work. LEADWAVE...

  • Wells continues to raise cash, awareness

    Apr 30, 14 • 529 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Don Wells examines a book of souvenirs from last year’s Don’s Journey of Hope. The 2013 event featured a scooter ride from Own Sound to Ottawa. This year Don is riding an e-bike from Wallaceburg to Owen Sound. “Hey Lou, can you find my awards?...

  • Ronald McDonald House benefits from dinner

    Apr 29, 14 • 456 Views • LifeNo Comments

    From left, Margaret Anderson, executive director for Ronald McDonald House Southwestern Ontario, accepts the$1,097 in proceeds from the recent spaghetti dinner put on by Meadow Park long-term-care home in Chatham. Shirley Mandigo, Meadow Park resident;...

  • Saying thank you with cupcakes

    Apr 29, 14 • 265 Views • Feature Story, Life2 Comments

    KAVCO representatives Cecily Coppola, Chris Benninger and Lori Meredith can’t resist the cupcakes.They don’t think volunteers will be able to either, as KAVCO is holding a celebratory event May 8 to thank Chatham-Kent volunteers, with cupcakes as the...

  • Celebrating life

    Apr 23, 14 • 253 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Stacy Arnold, left, Dennis Poole, centre, and Karen Bondy take a walk on the runway as proud cancer survivors at the Celebrate Life Fashion Show held at Club Lentinas April 16. Seventeen survivors were honoured during the evening, joined by family, friends...

  • Sap season wraps up

    Apr 23, 14 • 252 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    As mute testimony to the changing of the seasons, these sap-collecting buckets remain on a row of maple trees along Bay Line in the former Dover Township much later than usual this year. The recent warm temperatures have brought tree buds out in full force...

  • UCC kids experience history firsthand

    Apr 22, 14 • 783 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      A group of 60 Ursuline College Chatham students escaped the cold spring of Chatham-Kent for a trip of a lifetime, as they recently visited Italy and Greece. The 16-18 year olds travelled to such places as Florence, Rome, the Vatican City, Pompeii, and...