Be careful in the sun

Be careful in the sun

As summer approaches and the weather gets warmer, we have an increased desire to bare it all, wear less clothing, go to the beaches and pools, and spend more time outside in the sun.  While this is an exciting time for almost everyone in Chatham-Kent, it is important to remember that the decisions you make […]

Golf tournament to support Habitat for Humanity

Golf tournament to support Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Chatham-Kent is pleased to announce that the Chatham-Kent association of realtors has partnered with Habitat to raise funds to assist the building of Chatham-Kent’s first Habitat house in the spring of 2013. The Chatham-Kent association of realtors is hosting their annual charity golf tournament on Friday, June 15th at the Country View Golf Course. […]

Be prepared for emergencies

Be prepared for emergencies

Chatham-Kent, is again holding a display of emergency service responders at the Home Depot 8582 Pioneer Line, Chatham on Saturday May 12, 2012.  The display will start at 9:00 a.m. and finish at 1:00 p.m. Participants will include the Chatham-Kent Fire Department, Chatham-Kent Police Service, Chatham-Kent EMS, Chatham-Kent OPP, Chatham-Kent Health Unit and the Canadian Red […]

Stop! Clean Your Hands

Stop! Clean Your Hands

Medavie EMS Ontario-Chatham Kent is pleased to be part of the third annual national STOP! Clean Your Hands day on Monday, May 7th. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Accreditation Canada and the Community and Hospital Infection Control Association-Canada (CHICA-Canada) are inviting healthcare organizations across Canada to participate in “STOP! Clean Your Hands Day.” Each year in Canada, […]

Police auction

Police auction

The Chatham-Kent police will be holding an auction June 9, 2012 at the Traffic Management Unit office at 23186 Dillon Road (just north of Queens Line). The auction opens at 9am when prospective buyers can view the items. Bidding starts at 10am. Highlighted items include: Assorted office furniture, power tools & saws, hockey & baseball cards, […]

Dragons and magic at summer camp

Dragons and magic at summer camp

This summer, the Chatham-Kent Museum will be putting some magic and mystery into its summer camps. Children will learn all about fairies, myths and legends from around the world in the “Fairies, Magic and Dragons Oh My!” program. The program is geared to children ages five to eleven years. Each day, the children will craft […]

Police remind cyclists of safety

Police remind cyclists of safety

Stay Safe While Cycling The Chatham-Kent police continue to receive complaints of cyclists not obeying the rules of the road. When riding your bike remember the following road safety rules: Wear a helmet every time you ride. Wear bright clothing so drivers can see you better You need enough space to avoid hazards. Ride one […]

Local church holds small parade

Local church holds small parade

  Followed by the Holy Spirit Marching Band from London, a statue representing the virgin Mary was held by four men and carried down Chatham streets on Sunday. A small crowd watched, most in curiosity, as the procession moved along Tweedsmuir Ave. W towards Lacroix Street. Chatham-Kent police directed traffic as the group of about 60 people, plus an entire congregation following them, worked their way to […]

International museum day comes to Ridge House

International museum day comes to Ridge House

Visit one of your many Chatham-Kent museums and celebrate the 35th anniversary of International Museum Day on May 18, 2012. The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 and it has been held worldwide with an aim to increase public awareness of the role of museums in developing society ever since. […]