Posts Tagged ‘big brothers’

  • Who you gonna call?

    Apr 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Lanes were busy this past weekend at the Chatham Bowlerama as the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent’s Bowl For Kids Sake fundraiser took place. Raising $15,000 to help provide youth mentoring programs in the community, many teams joined including...

  • Bowl for Kids’ Sake

    Apr 5, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Big Brother Big Sisters of Chatham Kent held its annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake last weekend at Bowlerama. The theme of the two-day event was Superheroes, and the Avengers (Ian Warren, Tyler Hartsell, Derek Buchanan and Jon Benoit), were on hand to bowl and...

  • Wedding event of the year

    Jan 12, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Some 500 people are expecting to attend the 13th annual Chatham-Kent Wedding Show to be held Jan. 23 at the John D. Bradley Centre. Not only will attendees get the latest information on wedding fashion, flowers, venues, music, photography and planners, but...

  • Big Bros. Big Sis. support

    Dec 14, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Chatham Kent Big Brothers Big Sisters received $4,000 from two events held earlier this year, the annual law enforcement Torch Ride held in September and the Great Lakes Police Motorcycle Training Seminar held in August generated the funds. Here, (left to...

  • Hands Off! hauls in $15,000-plus for local charities

    Sep 22, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

    Organizers warned participants it was going to get nasty, but Morgan Dale was up for the Hands Off! challenge. After 25 and a half hours with her hand on the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, she left the victor at the annual Chatham Chrysler charity event. Actually, four...

  • Coming together for a cause

    Sep 8, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    On Aug. 22, more than 220 area yoga enthusiasts came together for a class and raised $4,573 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent. The event, called Coming Together – One Breath at a Time was organized by Jenn Glendinning, owner of Perfect Harmony...

  • Bike Fest returns to Tecumseh Park Aug. 29

    Aug 13, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Bike Fest is slated to roll back into Chatham’s downtown Aug. 29. The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser will enjoy its second year in Tecumseh Park. the organization’s Toni Martin said more than 4,000 people took in the event last year. It...

  • C-K shines out of the FoG

    Apr 22, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    At it’s finest; the Chatham-Kent community is one that rallies together, puts differences aside and makes this a better place to live. Saturday night was one of its finest moments. More than 1,100 people turned out to participate in the 14th annual Festival...

  • Wild, Wild Fest

    Apr 20, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News2 Comments

    Saturday’s Wild, Wild West version of this year’s Festival of Giving turned into a gold rush for local charities, raising in excess of $270,000. Art Stirling, executive director of the Foundation of the Chatham-Kent Children’s Treatment Centre, the host...

  • Zombie bowling

    Mar 31, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    This year marked another successful year for the Big Brother Big Sisters’ Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser with more than $12,000 raised locally and more donations still flooding in. The national event, which helps local children receive mentorship, was...