Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Muskoka fundraiser returns

    Nov 5, 14 • 330 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Christmas in Muskoka will return for a fourth year. The fundraiser helps support 300 Grade 7 students and 120 secondary school students from the St. Clair Catholic District School Board (SCCDSB) attend the Muskoka Woods Leadership Camp next May. This year’s...

  • Flavours and Favours returns Nov. 28

    Nov 5, 14 • 322 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Next month, you can wet your whiskers for cancer. The annual Flavours and Favours wine and hors d’oeuvres event, put on by the Chatham-Kent unit of the Canadian Cancer Society, takes place Nov. 28, with proceeds going to battle prostate cancer. It’s...

  • CVS Christmas dinner Nov. 29

    Nov 5, 14 • 158 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The annual Chatham Vocational School Christmas Dinner is rapidly approaching. For more information on the dinner, which takes place Nov. 29 at the Links of Kent, call 519-352-0248 of 519-354-0838. Four years ago, four CVS alumni met over lunch and opted to...

  • Come get your coats!

    Nov 4, 14 • 307 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Mary Symons, Good Neighbours co-ordinator with the United Way, sorts through some of the coats received during Operation Cover Up this year. Coats are being handed out by voucher until Nov. 15. The Operation Cover Up program will soon be zipped up for another...

  • Santa set to return to Chatham Nov. 14

    Nov 3, 14 • 327 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    GDF Suez once again came forward to donate to this year’s Chatham Santa Claus Parade. The energy company has donated $18,000 towards the parade, which will help cover the cost of the event and pay for some additional entertainment. Jaclyn Gillier, a member...

  • Diagnostic folks down with Dueling Pianos

    Nov 3, 14 • 279 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Members of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Diagnostic Imaging department will be having fun and contributing to the Chatham-Kent Hospice and Chatham-Kent Children’s Safety Village, having purchased tickets to Dueling Pianos, an event to be held at the...

  • Crowded house at Poor Boy Luncheon

    Oct 31, 14 • 369 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    John Lawrence feeds the devil – Joel Vandehogen – at the annual Poor Boys Luncheon today at St. Joseph’s Hall in Chatham. Hundreds of people flocked to the fundraising event...

  • Lose to Win back for fifth year

    Oct 29, 14 • 292 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For the fifth straight year, the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is looking for a bunch of losers. The foundation has teamed up with Performance Fitness and Training to offer the fifth annual Lose to Win competition. Barb Noorenberghe,...

  • Busy time at book sale

    Oct 28, 14 • 175 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    This year’s Fall Book Sale at the Chatham branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library kept volunteers busy as readers snatched up books at bargain prices. With the money raised going towards purchasing new reading material, a large portion of the books...

  • Home and Reno expo

    Oct 28, 14 • 365 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The fourth annual New Home and Reno Expo held at the St. Clair College HealthPlex over the weekend brought local homeowners the newest and most innovative information and technology available on how to conserve energy and  improve your home. Mike Dziedzic,...