Cause of the Month

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Heart Month

Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks Heart Month, the perfect time to commit to a healthier lifestyle and to make small changes in heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women but small changes can make a big positive difference in heart health: Schedule a visit with your doctor […]

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Chatham Kent Crime Stoppers

2017 marks the 30th Anniversary for the Chatham Kent Crime Stoppers program. They anticipate that the program will surpass the $100 Million mark in recovered drugs and stolen property this year. Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers has enjoyed a very successful and productive 2016. Through the combined efforts of tipsters, the media, police agencies and the hard work of […]

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Chatham Goodfellows

The Chatham Goodfellows “No Child without a Christmas” campaign began in 1954 and has continued throughout the years. Through donations and volunteer efforts, the Goodfellows have helped many in the Chatham-Kent area on Christmas morning, ensuring there are toys for children and food for a holiday meal. Over their 60-year history, the Chatham Goodfellows, along with other service groups […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Canada. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of this disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in Canadian women with 26% (1 in 4) cancer diagnoses being breast cancer. This is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Canadian women, after lung cancer.

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Terry Fox Run 2016

The Terry Fox Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families, and groups to raise money for cancer research in Terry’s name. It is a day of celebrating Terry’s legacy and helping to keep alive his dream of finding a cure for cancer.   Terry Fox Runs take place in over […]

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Dresden Kinsmen Club – KINSTOCK

The Dresden Kinsmen Club has been serving Dresden and area for over 75 years. Serving the communities greatest needs. Join them every Friday for Lunch Special. Annual Events include : Fish Fry’s, Kinsmen Cup Hockey Tour, Pub Nights, Easter Egg Hunt, Firework Sales, Pet & Hobby Parade, Poker Run and Beer for a year Draw, Kinstock, Santa Parade. Blackburn […]

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2016

Each year an ever-increasing number of men are joining Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence. Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® is a fun opportunity for men to educate the community about a very serious subject and to rally the community to take action […]

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Crime Stoppers Awareness Month

Crime Stoppers is a community based program that brings local citizens, the media and the police together in partnership to solve crime. This is accomplished by offering cash rewards and guaranteeing anonymity to persons who furnish information leading to the arrest of or laying of charges against criminal offenders.

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No Child Without a Christmas

Since 1954 Christmas in Chatham has been a little happier for some local children and families in need. That’s when Chatham Goodfellows embarked on its campaign to ensure there’s “No Child