Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Charity benefits from chili and fish events

    Feb 27, 14 • 610 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Learning Disabilities Association of Chatham-Kent is $3,000 richer thanks to a pair of fundraising events sponsored by Bob N Buoys restaurant in Mitchell’s Bay. The restaurant held a chili cook-off and an all-you-can eat fish fry recently with proceeds...

  • Mayan archaeology up for discussion at Museum

    Feb 20, 14 • 740 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Museum is hosting a lecture by archaeologist Derek Lincoln March 7 at 1:30 p.m. Owner of the archaeological consulting firm Bluestone Research, and one of the archaeologists that worked in Tecumseh Park during the summer of 2013, Lincoln will...

  • A love affair with Canada

    Feb 19, 14 • 1237 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

      At nearly 84 years of age, James Patrick Kevany stands as straight and true as one of the hydro towers he helped string for 36 years. He’s been married to the same woman for nearly 60 years, has lived in the same house for almost 50, he and his wife...

  • Age-friendly adjustments needed for C-K

    Feb 19, 14 • 521 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent wants to be a haven for seniors, but we have to make some adjustments in order to entice them here, according to one local expert. Devin Andrews, age-friendly plan project co-ordinator with St. Andrew’s Residence, said our urban centres have to...

  • PURE dancers fare well in Michigan

    Feb 14, 14 • 518 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Dancers from Chatham’s PURE Academy took part in a Dancemakers regional qualifying competition recently in Dearborn, Mich. In all, 55 dancers from the local club entered 36 routines. In the primary division, Charlie Wiebenga and Tynasjia Brown won national...

  • Group puts pen to paper in Wallaceburg

    Feb 12, 14 • 720 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Fleda Southgate, Dorothy Gallant, Chris Jenkins and Dana Burrage are members of a writing class at the Wallaceburg Adult Activity Centre. “All my life I’ve looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.” ― Ernest Hemingway An...

  • I HATE WINTER photos

    Feb 12, 14 • 2808 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Janice Lally won our I HATE WINTER contest with her decision to dress for the south and head north – on Baldoon Road – to stick out a thumb and seek a ride to Cuba. The photo was taken across the road from Our Lady of Fatima School. The wind has a...

  • Savvy staff raise $17K for United Way

    Feb 11, 14 • 483 Views • Feature Story, Life, Local NewsNo Comments

    TekSavvy employees raised more than $17,000 to help with the 2013 United Way of Chatham-Kent campaign. Staff held various in-house fundraisers to pull together the money. Ian Scott, left, a member of the TekSavvy employee charity committee, and company chief...

  • Ultimate Me Day organized to inspire local women

    Feb 10, 14 • 1843 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Women supporting and inspiring other women in our community is the theme of the second annual Ultimate Me Day, a women’s one-day conference scheduled March 29 at the John D. Bradley Centre in Chatham. Organizers of the event introduced their major sponsor,...

  • Mainstreet staff contribute to United Way efforts

    Jan 29, 14 • 370 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Mainstreet Credit Union CEO Janet Grantham, right, and executive vice-president Shawn Bustin, left, present United Way of Chatham-Kent campaign co-chair Cecily Coppola with a cheque for more than $2,200 Jan. 29. The staff at the Chatham-Kent branches of the...