Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Think red

    Oct 27, 14 • 155 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Dean Muharrem, left, and L’il Red demonstrate how to mail your donation to the United Way. Muharrem, co-chair of this year’s United Way of Chatham-Kent campaign, announced recently the direct mail portion of the annual fall campaign is now underway. The...

  • Driven to Give donates to Rotary

    Oct 27, 14 • 147 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The downtown Chatham Rotary Club was presented with a $10,000 cheque courtesy of the Driven to Give event in August in which Lincoln Canada donated $50 for every test drive. The funds will be used as part of the club’s annual Rotary Dinner that will be held...

  • C-K staff show off FitPark

    Oct 23, 14 • 260 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Municipal officials unveiled outdoor fitness equipment Thursday at Kingston Park. The equipment was installed in late August. It’s the third set of FitPark outdoor equipment in Chatham-Kent, as Tilbury and Blenheim also have similar open-air workout...

  • Let the experts check out your butt

    Oct 23, 14 • 272 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Colorectal cancer is a killer – with a survival rate of 90% if people would just get their head out of their butts and get screened. According to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related...

  • St. Andrew’s celebrates 180 years

    Oct 22, 14 • 302 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    This weekend’s 180th anniversary events at St. Andrew’s United Church are not only a recognition of where the congregation has been, but also a celebration of where it’s going. St. Andrews’ director of music Devon Hansen and anniversary committee...

  • $75K to CKHA

    Oct 21, 14 • 211 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Rotary Club of Wallaceburg recently donated $75,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) through the Rosemarie Miller Trust Fund. This donation will assist with the recruitment incentives for the three new family physicians practicing...

  • CKHA receives a boost

    Oct 21, 14 • 163 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Tupperville (Zion) United Church recently donated $1,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in support of palliative care at CKHA. To date, the Tupperville United Church has donated more than $5,270 to the Foundation of CKHA in support of...

  • Want a flu shot? Check out the clinics

    Oct 21, 14 • 299 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

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  • Fence party held at dog park

    Oct 21, 14 • 354 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Dog owners with canine jumpers can breathe a sigh of relief as John Waddell Park got a mini-makeover on Saturday morning. Various volunteers from the community, including the Union Gas Helping Hands Project, and members of the Dog Off-Leash Recreation...

  • Auto club helps local groups

    Oct 20, 14 • 288 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Kent Historic Auto Club (KHAC) made four $1,000 donations to local charities at the club’s October meeting. Brent Davis, treasurer of KHAC, the decision was made keep donations local. Dresden Sidestreets Youth Centre, Solid Rock Café Youth Centre,...