Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • It’s a dog’s life

    Aug 28, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    These happy canines cool off with a dog swim at the Orville Wright Pool in Chatham on Saturday afternoon. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the opening of the John Waddell Dog Park, the Chatham Dog Off-Leash Recreation Area Committee held an event at...

  • Paddle 4 Hunger raises $4K

    Aug 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Nearly three-dozen paddlers took part in the Paddle 4 Hunger event on Saturday in Shrewsbury. Using a variety of watercraft, from canoes to kayaks to inflatables, the participants went out for a fun tour of Rondeau Bay Saturday morning, while raising more...

  • Church closure opens door to potential community space

    Aug 27, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    While it may no longer be a formal place of worship in the future, one Zion United Church member is hoping the building will keep on being a place for community. Zion United Church, located at the corner of Mull Road and Pinehurst Line (Kent Road 14) west...

  • Happy dog-iversary!

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

    The Chatham Dog Off-Leash Recreation Area Committee is celebrating its 10th anniversary of the opening of the dog park with two events on Aug. 24. At the John Waddell Dog Park at 59 Water St. will be vendors, trainers, groomers, photographers, and much more....

  • Chatham girl gives lesson in generosity

    Aug 21, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For three years, Chatham’s Raelyn Drew has been running a lemonade stand to raise money for the Salvation Army Food Bank and her total has reached hundreds of dollars. On Aug. 17, Raelyn and her mom Jen took the lemonade stand to Bike Fest, a fundraiser at...

  • Loads of Love showcases new referral room

    Aug 21, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Loads of Love in Chatham recently unveiled its new room where referred clients can discreetly choose items that will help put their lives back together. Kevin Broadwood, president of Loads of Love in Chatham, said the new room offers referral clients the...

  • Hanging out at Bike Fest

    Aug 20, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Gary Wright from Ridgetown, pictured, shows off his custom painted 2008 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic bike at the C-K Bike Fest. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent Bike Fest was hosted by Duke’s Harley Davidson Saturday. The event featured a Poker...

  • Alive with PRIDE

    Aug 20, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham Kent Gay Pride Association’s second annual PRIDE event kicked off Saturday with a parade from the Chatham-Kent Civic Centre to festivities in Tecumseh Park. Several community groups, including police, EMS and fire personnel, churches, banks,...

  • Volunteers needed

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

    The CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5k or 1k walk or run that raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society, and it is in need of organizational help. It is the largest single-day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause. The event takes...

  • Paddling to fight hunger

    Aug 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Mark Lucio of Shrewsbury Kayaks wondered how he could use his kayaks to raise money to help others. He thought it would be a great idea if he could get a few friends together, and seek sponsors to help raise money for outreach food programs. “Then I was...