Posts Tagged ‘ronald Mcdonald house’

  • Bothwell man to celebrate 80th birthday with a long fundraising walk

    Nov 2, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For most people, a birthday celebration consists of little more than gathering with family, opening presents and enjoying some cake. Merv Jaques isn’t most people. The Bothwell man turns 80 on Nov. 18. To celebrate, he’s planning on walking a marathon the...

  • Soccer Dogs

    Sep 20, 16 • 0 Views • Local SportsNo Comments

       Over 32 teams, ranging from age nine to adult, came together for the Soccer Dogs 3 on 3 Soccer Tournament earlier this summer for some friendly competition and to raise money for charity.  This is the fourth year Rhys Dulisch, a local high school...

  • Stampin’ for charity

    Oct 6, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life, Local News3 Comments

    Local residents will have the opportunity to help sick children and purchase some unique, personalized cards and crafts during the Cards for Kids event Saturday Oct. 19. Amy Dumoulin-Jeromel, one of nine members of the Stampin Up’ locally, said the...

  • HOG delivers the cash

    Jan 5, 15 • 182 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Members of the Chatham-Kent Harley Owners’ Group (HOG) raised more than $3,300 in recent months, through barbecues, draws, show ‘n’ shines and other fundraisers. Of the funds raised, the group donated $1,500 to the Ronald McDonald House, $500 to the...

  • Event raises $13K in toddler’s memory

    Dec 17, 14 • 1639 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Little Emmett Walker died at a mere 17 months of age, but his memory is living on. Parents Paul and Melissa Walker, who live near Merlin, recently held a benefit event in their infant son’s memory, raising nearly $13,000 and enjoying a heck of a party in...

  • Libby’s lemonade a fundraising hit

    Jun 4, 14 • 863 Views • Feature Story, Life2 Comments

      Libby Attewell is a typical, shy seven year old. She’ll give you a smile and a shoulder shrug, and likes to play with her friends. But on one Saturday a year, she focuses on helping others. For the second straight year, Libby sold lemonade during the...

  • Ronald McDonald House benefits from dinner

    Apr 29, 14 • 456 Views • LifeNo Comments

    From left, Margaret Anderson, executive director for Ronald McDonald House Southwestern Ontario, accepts the$1,097 in proceeds from the recent spaghetti dinner put on by Meadow Park long-term-care home in Chatham. Shirley Mandigo, Meadow Park resident;...

  • Girl gathers toys for Ronald McDonald kids

    Dec 4, 13 • 749 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A Wallaceburg girl is not going to corral any reindeer, or guide a sleigh around the globe this Christmas season, however, she will be playing the part of Santa for some children at the Ronald McDonald house. Rori Bennett, 9, launched a toy drive recently and...