Monthly Archives: June 2021

Rebuilding Wheels, Rebuilding Lives: A True Community Partnership

Working in a remote part of Chatham-Kent is tricky without a reliable vehicle. For Kirk Peters, he had been managing his commute from Wallaceburg to his job as part of a close-knit farm crew on Walpole Island any way he could. When Kirk was chosen as the recipient of a refurbished vehicle, his co-workers were… Read more »

Caring Communities: Blenheim

Caring Communities is a series developed to highlight the volunteers, events and organizations throughout the many areas of Chatham-Kent that generously give their time and energy to help support a healthy and caring community. From sampling the delicious wares at the annual Cherry Festival or splashing around in Talbot Trail Place to walking the gorgeous… Read more »

For CK’s Older Adults, Warmer Weather Helps Heal

As vaccination rates and temperatures rise in Chatham-Kent, many members of our older adult population feel like they can finally begin to emerge from a very tough year. COVID-19 has hit everybody hard but for a community that may already be dealing with health and accessibility issues, there have been unique concerns. Brad Davis is… Read more »

Vote Now for Chatham-Kent’s First Affordable Eco-Housing Development

There’s a brand new housing community being built in Chatham-Kent, and you can help the project win a grant to go towards its development from the prestigious David Suzuki Foundation. The Brickworks Community of 30 homes plus common areas will be run by the Opportunity Villages Community Land Trust (OVCLT), a not-for-profit group put together… Read more »

Pride in CK: Connection, Community & Caring

As Pride Month kicks off around the world, we’re staying close to home to look at the good work that the Chatham-Kent Gay Pride Association has been doing in a year unlike any other.  While everybody has had to stay home, CK Pride has continued the tough work of trying to be as visible as… Read more »