Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Been farming long?

    Jan 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Joey Wilson, left, and Sawyer Phelan remove the lug nuts on a tractor tire at McGrail Farm Equipment in Chatham. The two kindergarten students joined the rest of their class from St. Vincent School and toured McGrail, learning about farm equipment in a...

  • In wonder over the trains

    Jan 22, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Aubrie Voss, 5, and her little brother Orin, 3, enjoyed spending the day at the 18th Annual Chatham-Kent Toy Show and Sale on Sunday at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre, including a display from the Chatham Model Railroad Club. All proceeds from the...

  • Baby, it’s kilt outside!

    Jan 22, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Tom Elliott from Comber reacts to the bone-chilling cold waters of the Chatham-Kent Polar Plunge on Saturday. He braved the snowy roads to take part in the plunge, held at St. Clair College’s Thames Campus. Presented by the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch...

  • Helping those in need

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Geoffrey and Dagmar de Liberato of Thrive Strategic Business Solutions in Chatham wanted to give back to the community, making a $1,000 donation to Outreach for Hunger over the holiday season...

  • Therapy Dogs heading to library

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Public Library (CKPL) is looking for people who like to scratch some bellies and be on the receiving end of doggie kisses over the next six months. In partnership with St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs, the CKPL is pleased to offer Therapy Dog...

  • PAWR volunteer thankful to help

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Throughout his years of volunteering with PAWR, Gary O’Rourke has helped the rescue organization, and countless animals, with his acts of kindness. A few years ago, the 67 year old found himself at a crossroads when one his beloved dogs suffered a ruptured...

  • Chicken chucking coming to Bayside

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life13 Comments

    Designed to get people outside to have a blast for a good cause, Bayside Brewing Company is running its Chuck a Chicken contest next month. Taking place Feb. 23, the event will see contestants try to mix their curling, bocce ball and shuffleboard skills to...

  • C-K Toy Show returns on Sunday

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Drawing interest from the young and young at heart, the 18th annual Chatham-Kent Toy Show returns on Sunday. Rob Sterling, who organizes the event with his father, Carl, said it’s another growth year for the show. “There’s definitely lots of...

  • Donor clinic a busy one

    Jan 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Hundreds of people took part in the recent blood donor clinic at the Spirit and Life Centre, some with an added incentive: Jocelyn McGlynn. The Chatham native and student at Western University has acute myeloid leukemia. She needs a stem cell transplant. The...

  • Feline fun at Caturday Cat Cafe

    Jan 15, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      Sarah Schofield/The Chatham Voice Twelve-year-old volunteer Emily Gougeon holds five-month-old kitten Pop Tart at the Caturday Cat Cafe held at the Chatham Branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library on Saturday. The event, in partnership with the Pet...