Monthly Archives: May 2023

Flashback Friday – 1950 Campaign Ad

For Flashback Friday this week, we’re taking a look at a campaign ad that ran in the Chatham Daily News in 1950!   Beginning on October 3, people were encouraged to “Give as generously as you can,” for the benefit of young and old. The 11 agencies that the appeal would benefit were also listed,… Read more »

Flashback Friday: The First 10 Years

In 1948, Canada won 4 medals at the Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, My Happiness by Ella Fitzgerald had hit the number one spot on the Billboard charts, and The Community Chest, soon to be known as United Way, began operation in Chatham-Kent. The world was in a period of rebuilding after the end of… Read more »

Introducing the Be Safe App, A New Mental Health Resource for CK

From the Media Release: There’s a new tool available to the Chatham-Kent community thanks to a collaboration of local stakeholders. Launching just in time for Mental Health Week (May 1-7), Be Safe, a free mobile app, allows users to quickly and easily access local mental health resources that are nearby, available, and up to date…. Read more »

Flashback Friday – One from the cringe files

It’s Flashback Friday! Every week we’re digging into the archives, and on the last Friday of the month, we’re presenting the cringe files — a look at some of the ideas, items and stories that haven’t aged quite as well as others. Here’s one from a 1971 campaign ad, as seen in the Chatham Daily… Read more »