Great things are happening in Chatham-Kent. Read some of our recent stories to learn what's new in the local nonprofit sector!

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...

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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...

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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...

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The Social Planning & Action Tables with Eva Marie Clarke

The local nonprofit sector has seen big strides in collaboration over the past year with the Social Planning & Action Tables! If you want to learn more about them, we interviewed our newest staff member Eva Marie Clarke (who helps facilitate the Tables’ weekly virtual meetings) to get her take on them. 1. Welcome to...

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The Most Important Meal of The Day

Chatham-Kent is home to many active service clubs doing amazing things out in the community. Their deep-rooted history within our communities can be seen on plaques, parks, and buildings to commemorate their commitment to improving the community. Some service organizations are known for their fundraisers, while others have a legacy of community change makers. Clubs...

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