Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Ultimate ME Day event draws a crowd

    Mar 31, 14 • 419 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Models hit the runway at the Ultimate ME Day event held at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre on March 29. Approximately 200 ticket holders enjoyed wine tasting and fashion shows, perused vendors tables and heard from a number of speakers...

  • Timmy’s donates to Children’s Treatment Centre

    Mar 28, 14 • 262 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Wallaceburg Tim Horton’s on Dufferin Avenue donated $8,248 to the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent this morning. The funds were raised through an employee campaign. From left, Art Stilring, executive director of the...

  • Cycling festival pedals for a cause

    Mar 28, 14 • 977 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A group of local cycling enthusiasts is promoting pedal power and has organized the Chatham-Kent Cycling Festival (CKCF). Put on by the Chatham-Kent Cycling Group, the festival will take place June 21 and will feature 100K, 50K and 8K rides. The start and...

  • Test drive and help JMSS raise cash

    Mar 27, 14 • 356 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Victory Ford Lincoln is bringing the For Drive 4 UR School program to John McGregor Secondary School this Saturday. For every person who test drives a Ford vehicle at the school Ford of Canada will donate $20 to help fund extracurricular activities. Victory...

  • Iron golfer draws admirers at Southside

    Mar 19, 14 • 697 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Bill Neff, 83, a former blacksmith and golf course owner, stands in front of the steel structure of a golfer he created a year ago at his son-in-law’s. Fondly calling it the “Iron Man,” the structure now sits permanently at the Southside Athletic Centre...

  • Box lunch day

    Mar 19, 14 • 333 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Volunteers with Community Living Chatham Kent delivered nearly 1,000 box lunches Tuesday as part of the annual fundraising event. Former Chatham Police Chief Tom Bird was one of those who enjoyed a Subway sandwich and all the trimmings...

  • 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...