Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Music for the Mind

    Feb 5, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Helping those who help others Elisha Banks knows firsthand the efforts of staff at the Inpatient Mental Health Unit of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. During a stint in the unit this past summer, Banks saw how staff would ensure patients had needed supplies...

  • Local Sikh temple opens

    Feb 5, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life2 Comments

    After decades of worshipping wherever they could find a meeting place, the Chatham-Kent Sikh community has a home of its own. Gurdwara Sikh Lehar International opened in late January on King Street East in Chatham. Local resident Bidhi Bains, a member of the...

  • ID clinic

    Feb 4, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Public Library, in partnership with Chatham-Kent Employment and Social Services and Service Canada, is offering an ID Clinic for anyone who needs help getting identification. This Clinic will be held at the Chatham Branch March 12. Clinics will...

  • Library can help

    Feb 4, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Getting help for adults with academic challenges is as close as your local library branch. The Chatham-Kent Public Library offers the Brainfuse database free to its patrons. Brainfuse offers online academic services designed to support different learning...

  • Another festival gives back

    Jan 30, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    Organizers of the 2019 Our Lady of Fatima (OLOF) Festival gave back recently to the community. The committee donated $14,000 to various local charitable organizations and non-profits. OLOF committee member Maria Filomena Ventura said the fundraising was made...

  • ALC Connect event approaches

    Jan 30, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For older adults in Chatham-Kent, particularly those new to the municipality, the Active Lifestyle Centre (ALC) in Chatham is hosting its annual Connect – Older Adults Resource Fair on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event includes speakers, information...

  • Birds of a feather…

    Jan 29, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Two bald eagles sit watchful from a treetop at the western end of Dyke Road in South Kent recently. The pair has regularly been spotted in the area for several years, and are believed to nest in a wooded area off Communications Road near Shrewsbury...

  • Wanted: one Backyard Mission Project

    Jan 29, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Generally, if something sounds too good to be true, it is. Mike Maroney, pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Chatham, said that’s not the case with Backyard Missions. First Presbyterian teams up with First Christian Reformed Church to conduct the...

  • Meals program receives a boost

    Jan 28, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Chapter of 100 Women Who Care recently presented its largest donation to date, $13,250, to the Sandwich Guys, a Gregory Drive Alliance Church Street Frenz program. Nominating member Lindsay Nicholls presented this financial need to 100+...

  • Faith-based event geared towards women

    Jan 28, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The women’s ministry of Evangel Community Church in Chatham is plugging into an event it would like to share: IF: Gathering 2020. The ministry is live streaming the Dallas event into the church Feb. 7 and 8. “It’s to try to have two days where woman can...