Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Wanted: Miss Retrofest

    Mar 18, 14 • 561 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Ladies, if you like to kick it old school, there might just be a contest for you. The Downtown Chatham Centre is holding a Miss Retrofest contest. It’s an online competition where participants e-mail their submissions to take part. So break out the ruby-red...

  • Irish for a day

    Mar 17, 14 • 1009 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Blazin BBQ staff, from left, Katelynn Ayoub, Carly Plamondon and Carly Jenkins were all smiles as they served up green beer to the patrons that crowded into the St. Clair Street establishment after work on St. Patrick’s Day. Revelers are packing local...

  • CK Table supports Growing Chefs Ontario

    Mar 16, 14 • 298 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The CK Table steering committee donated $1,500 to Growing Chefs Ontario so that three area school classrooms can have the cooking and learning experience that goes along with the area food/culinary program. Executive director Andrew Fleet was happy to accept...

  • Purse fundraiser

    Mar 16, 14 • 223 Views • LifeNo Comments

    If you love purses – and what female over the age of five doesn’t – the fundraiser for you is happening April 12 in Chatham. The Zonta Club of Chatham-Kent and the Chatham-Kent Public Library are teaming up to raise funds for library materials that will...

  • Spring is in the air, on the ground and in the trees

    Mar 14, 14 • 310 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Thanks to local photographer Elaine Weaver for sending us these photos. Above, a robin puffs out its feathers to stay warm as it looks for food in with the snow. Maybe that white stuff will finally melt and stay away. Below, a bald eagle soars overhead,...

  • Library services will have an end-of-month hiccup

    Mar 14, 14 • 198 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    There will be some interruption of services at the Chatham-Kent Public Library at the end of March, as the library is moving to a new online catalogue and computer system. As a result, the library won’t be able to register new patrons or renew library cards...

  • Program aids in disability awareness in the classroom

    Mar 13, 14 • 473 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The RBC Foundation donated $15,000 Thursday to help fund the Kids Are Kids disability awareness program at the Children’s Treatment Centre of Chatham-Kent. From left, Michael Caverly, RBC regional manager; Judy Serruys, King Street branch manager; Tammy and...

  • Stranded motorists find comfort

    Mar 13, 14 • 2856 Views • Feature Story, Life7 Comments

    Karaoke at Mc B’s Restaurant on Highway 40 almost came a day early this week. The Oungah business at the junction of the highway and Countryview Line was a haven for more than two-dozen motorists stranded by Wednesday’s massive storm that closed the...

  • TekSavvy donates to Interfaith Caring Kitchen

    Mar 13, 14 • 560 Views • LifeNo Comments

    From left, Teri-Lynn James, communications specialist with TekSavvy, hands Rev. Matthew Kucharski, pastor of St. Ursula’s Parish; and Hassan Elkhodor, president of the Chatham-Kent Muslim Association, a donation of $2,000 to help fund the Interfaith Caring...

  • Jansen recognized for Making a Difference

    Mar 11, 14 • 535 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Community Living Chatham-Kent (CLC-K) couldn’t be prouder of team member Lesa Jansen, whose hard work and passion for excellence has earned her the prestigious Making a Difference Award from a provincial organization. Jansen, human resources manager...