Posts Tagged ‘Canadian’

  • Relay raises $30K

    Jun 11, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Cancer survivors surrounded by their families and friends made their way around the track at Chatham-Kent Secondary School at this year’s Relay For Life on Friday. More than $30,000 was raised at this year’s event, which goes towards research and...

  • Dealing in daffodil pins

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

    Noreen Burchiel, a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society, sells daffodil pins outside of Food Basics in Chatham recently. The society runs a spring daffodil campaign each spring. Burchiel said sales during her volunteer time went very well, as “the...

  • Dutch heritage

    Feb 6, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Canada has a long and very friendly relationship with Holland and its Dutch peoples. From the waves of immigrants who came to Canada to start a new life in between 1892-1911, 1923-1930 and 1947-1960, to a grateful nation for Canada’s role in liberating...

  • Run for the Cure fundraising kings and queens

    Nov 13, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Top fundraising earners from the recent Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure event in Chatham are pictured here with volunteer participant engagement lead Karen Vince, second from the left in the back row. The Sept. 30 event was the first Run for the...

  • Remembering our history

    Sep 12, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Nearly 100 people looked to the past and discussed the present on Friday in Mitchell’s Bay at a ceremony held to commemorate the forced migration of Japanese-Canadians to this area during the Second World War. The end result of more than two years of work,...

  • Sarah Williams on being Canadian

    Jul 1, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Sarah Williams, globetrotter I don’t even know where to begin. The pride I get to feel as a Canadian overwhelms me at moments. I travel, near and far; across Ontario, across Canada, across oceans and the globe itself. Sometimes my greatest feeling of pride...

  • Blood donors needed

    May 2, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Roll up your sleeve at the Chatham Blood Donor clinic coming up on May 11 to help fill the 150 open appointments. Canadian Blood Services is aiming to reach 200,000 blood donations by July 1 to meet patient needs, as the summer is always a challenging time to...

  • Relay Rally attracts crowd

    Mar 8, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    It may have been cold outside, but it felt like spring last week as the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Rally filled Aristo’s Banquet Hall. “I’m thrilled at the turnout this year,” said Krissy Rioux of the society. “The excitement in the...

  • Cash to fight cancer

    Dec 10, 15 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    The Lambton Kent Composite School girls’ basketball team raised an amazing $947.15 for the Canadian Cancer Society at their annual Alumni basketball game. They invited all and any alumni female graduates to part take in the game against the current senior...

  • She has a lot to give

    Oct 21, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News14 Comments

    Diane Van Bommel was just like anyone else among the dozens who showed up at St. Clair College Friday to have her nails painted pink in support of breast cancer research. At least that’s the way it appeared at first. A casual conversation led to an open...