Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Harvest run hits its stride Sunday

    Sep 28, 14 • 434 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    About 350 people took part in Sunday’s Harvest Run. The event, which started and finished at John McGregor Secondary School, featured a kids’ run, 5k walk/run, 10K and half marathon. The run was a fundraiser for the United Way...

  • Remember Me Thursday

    Sep 26, 14 • 332 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Kathy Mondo and her 10 year-old Pekinese dog Napoleon joined dozens of others and their canine best friends for a candle lighting ceremony at the Remember Me Thursday event on Thursday. The event was to bring awareness to orphan shelter pets who were...

  • Burkes benefit from taking part in health challenge

    Sep 26, 14 • 399 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

      Working on bettering one’s health pays off. Just ask Rose and Chris Burke, who walked away with a new elliptical trainer Thursday night. The Burkes are two of more than 400 people who, since January 2012 have taken part in the Thamesview Family...

  • Outpouring of love

    Sep 26, 14 • 3222 Views • Feature Story, Life22 Comments

    Doug and Janice Gardiner celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary this week in a rather non-traditional way. Janice is in palliative care at the Chatham campus of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, so her family brought the party to her with a spontaneous...

  • Canada Post helps treatment centre

    Sep 25, 14 • 279 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Three weeks into the second phase of its urgent needs program, the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent has received a couple of large pats on the back. On Wednesday morning, the Canada Post Community Fund shelled out $7,500 to the...

  • Veteran doc joins ’Burg health centre

    Sep 24, 14 • 188 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres (CKCHC) expanded its primary care family in Wallaceburg to include Dr. Paterno Serezo, and his client roster continues to grow. With thirty years of family physician experience, Serezo is no stranger to the...

  • Pirate party

    Sep 23, 14 • 211 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Youngster Emily Fox, 5, visited the Chatham-Kent Public Library’s children’s room all dressed in her best costume for their Pirate Party event on Sept. 18. A group of 25 kids joined in the fun, which included decorating pirate hats and a book...

  • OPP hosting car seat clinic Saturday

    Sep 23, 14 • 189 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent OPP will host a car seat clinic Sept. 27. The clinic will take place at the local OPP detachment at 535 Park Ave. E. between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. This is an opportunity for parents and grandparents to get their child car seats installed or...

  • BP puts $25K on the Big Bros. Big Sis. menu

    Sep 19, 14 • 368 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Boston Pizza delivered $25,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent recently to help the group expand its mentoring programs. With the help of the grant, French-speaking students in Chatham-Kent will now have access to in-school mentoring, the Go Girls...

  • Two Creeks holding annual memorial service

    Sep 18, 14 • 221 Views • LifeNo Comments

    This summer delivered another successful concert series for the Two Creeks Association. Sunday evening concerts averaged about 400 people per event, leaving the association with a small surplus, which will go towards facility improvements. Each year, the...