Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Food and fundraising

    Dec 23, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Volunteers with the Active Lifestyle Centre in Chatham had a busy time of it of late, baking up more than 8,000 treats for the holidays. The centre sold trays of them to individuals and businesses. Linda Lucas, executive director of the ALC, said this was the...

  • Christmas meal a go

    Dec 23, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    With a province-wide COVID-19 lockdown pending, organizers of the Chatham-Kent Community Christmas Dinner said the meal will go ahead on Christmas Day. The dinner takes place between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., takeout only, at St. Paul’s Congregational Church...

  • Leon’s helps out again

    Dec 22, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Leon’s Chatham once again helped area families and the Boy Scouts this Christmas. They donated Christmas trees to those families from the Scouts tree lot. For many years, Ken and Sean Edwards of Leon’s Chatham have supported Scouts through the bulk...

  • Entegrus’ charitable support sizzles

    Dec 22, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    In support of Chatham-Kent’s current homelessness situation, Entegrus recently donated $200,000 to the United Way of Chatham-Kent. The funds come from the power company’s Corporate Donation Program to go towards its COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund....

  • Armoury in lights

    Dec 22, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Those lucky enough to see one of the 30-minute shows from their cars during the Armoury In Lights Drive-In Experience were treated to a dance performance by Santa, Mrs. Claus and their helpers, as well as a myriad of animated light projections on the...

  • Brothers give large to Goodfellows

    Dec 17, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Angelo and George Tourlas gave volunteers with the Chatham Goodfellows some fine smiles on Dec. 15, as the brothers donated more than $6,000 worth of food and toys. Angelo owns Maple City Smiles Denture Care Centre and George runs Chatham Fine Cars. Together,...

  • Habitat for Humanity early pioneer stepping down

    Dec 16, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    By Jenna Cocullo, Local Journalism Initiative  Melaney Austin has retired from her role at Habitat for Humanity after 12 years of helping families put their home into a house. In 2006, a community group was formed in an attempt to launch a Chatham-Kent...

  • Christmas spirit on display

    Dec 16, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    An impressive display of Christmas lights recently seen along Gregory Drive East near Victoria Avenue in Chatham is bound to put any Scrooges into the holiday spirit with a quick drive or walk to the area...

  • C-K immigration survey now live

    Dec 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent’s first immigration survey is being released by the Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s Community Attraction and Promotion (CAP) division in collaboration with the Chatham-Kent Local Immigration Partnership (CKLIP). The survey is an opportunity...

  • TJ Stables receives a caring boost

    Dec 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    By Jenna Cocullo, Local Journalism Initiative TJ Stables received an exceptional donation for its Acceptional Riders. On Friday, 100+ Men Who Care presented the Chatham-Kent equine facility with a cheque for $8,600. Every quarter, the men’s charity group...