Posts Tagged ‘society’

  • 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...

  • Collier coming to Chatham

    Apr 17, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The next show in the Canada South Blues Society concert series features singer-saxophone player Vanessa Collier Collier will perform April 26 at the Kent Belgian-Dutch-Canadian Hall on Byng Avenue. Alex Polowick, Canada South Blues Society director, said she...

  • 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...

  • Pink power at St. Clair College

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

    The line leading to room 113 A at St. Clair college stretched down the hall today as women, girls and a few men took part in a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Students in the college’s Esthetician program spent Friday raising funds for breast...

  • Catch the taste at Flavours and Favours

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

    Appetizers, wine tasting, delicious desserts and a bevvy of auction items highlight the fast-approaching Flavours and Favours event. The annual social gathering is a fundraiser for the Chatham-Kent branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, and a fun raiser for...

  • Top Relay squads honoured

    Jul 6, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Canadian Cancer Society recently handed out its top fundraising awards for the Relay For Life event. Team Saw Dust is the top community team, raising more than $9,700. Geeks with Sneaks earned top corporate team honours, raising more than $15,300. The top...

  • Celebrating life and fashion

    Apr 9, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life2 Comments

    Chantelle Shaw joined other cancer survivors on the catwalk in front of a full house during the dinner at the Celebrate Life Fashion Show held at Club Lentinas on April 8. The event, which has been running for almost two decades, was presented by Marie...

  • $53K missing from Dresden Ag. Society

    Jan 30, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    It appears $53,005.45 has gone missing in Dresden. More than 100 people attended the Dresden Arena on Wednesday night for the annual general meeting for the Dresden Agricultural Society. Reports say Lucille Laprise, the president of of the group, told the...

  • Flavours and Favours returns Nov. 28

    Nov 5, 14 • 322 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Next month, you can wet your whiskers for cancer. The annual Flavours and Favours wine and hors d’oeuvres event, put on by the Chatham-Kent unit of the Canadian Cancer Society, takes place Nov. 28, with proceeds going to battle prostate cancer. It’s...

  • Celebrating life

    Apr 23, 14 • 253 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Stacy Arnold, left, Dennis Poole, centre, and Karen Bondy take a walk on the runway as proud cancer survivors at the Celebrate Life Fashion Show held at Club Lentinas April 16. Seventeen survivors were honoured during the evening, joined by family, friends...