Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • 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...

  • Retro Sweets

    Sep 18, 14 • 272 Views • LifeNo Comments

    On Nov. 1, friends and family of the late Karen Brodie will host Retro Sweets – an evening of live entertainment, a dessert bar, coffee, tea, wine and live and silent auctions. Taking place at Wilson Hall in Ridgetown, starting at 7 p.m., this event will be...

  • Walk-a-thon raises $22K

    Sep 18, 14 • 254 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    More than 300 people turned out for the 17th annual Chatham-Kent Community Living walkathon at Ursuline College this week. The theme of this year’s event was NASCAR, and participants came out decked in racing attire. The event raised $22,000 which will...

  • Hopman says magic keeps his mind sharp

    Sep 18, 14 • 270 Views • Bruce Uncorked, Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Marien Hopman’s mind is sharper than mine by a long shot. And it’s all magic. I’m not talking smoke and mirrors, but nearly six decades of learning and performing sleight-of-hand magic tricks that keep his mind and dexterity finely tuned. He showed me...

  • 50 Shades of Pink

    Sep 18, 14 • 236 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Breast Assessment Department at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is hosting 50 Shades of Pink Oct. 9. The event, which takes place at 6:30 p.m. at Smith and Wilson, will feature Lauren Jawno as guest speaker, and will offer information about breast health...