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Announcement regarding personnel change

      MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release Friday, September 8, 2023      Chatham – United Way of Chatham-Kent would like to announce an organizational change as Barbara Palace has resigned from her position as Chief Executive Officer. This change is in effect immediately. We thank Barb for her hard work and caring, and...

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Flashback Friday: Our Devoted Donors

This week’s Flashback Friday comes from the Chatham Daily News on November 3, 1959, when we took the opportunity to thank the many donors who had contributed to the Red Feather Fund (as campaigns were once called). Zoom in on the article to see a larger version and all the people who helped our community...

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The Reconcili-action committee recommends: books for every age and reader

In honour of National Indigenous People’s Day, the Reconcili-ACTION Committee of Chatham-Kent has put together a recommended book list that supports Indigenous authors and includes fiction for adults, teens and children, as well as books about Indigenous history, Truth and Reconciliation, and Canadian history. You’re going to need a bigger bookshelf! For more information, contact [email protected]...

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Flashback Friday: Cluck if you know the answer

Are you ready to choose the next Miss Red Feather? This week’s Flashback Friday takes us back to 1967 when an intense battle for the feathered crown was about to come to its nail-biting (claw-biting?) conclusion. We’re not sure who won, but if you recognize any of these enthusiastic contestants, let us know!  

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Flashback Friday: The Second Decade

Lots of things have changed since UWOCK’s second decade of operation during the years 1958-1969 — but pretty cool to see that our phone number isn’t one of them!      

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