Health & Fitness

YMCA Makes sure Every Family can Access the Facilities

Every year the YMCA Strong Kids campaign raises funds to help the YMCA offer programs and services to low income families to help them live healthier, happier lives. The program helps subsidize YMCA memberships, giving…
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Keep Your Eye on the Rising Fox

If you thought Connor McDavid, Connor Brown, or Austin Matthews were the most exciting players to watch in the hockey season then you did not catch a Missouri Mavericks game. Thamesville’s Dane Fox was once…
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Icing: Good or Bad?

Any time there is an acute injury, the first response is to limit the inflammation with ice.  This has been the standard in sports medicine for decades. New research, even dating back to 2014, shows…
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Chatham Ringette Teaches on and off the ice

Your skates on your feet, and the ice beneath them. Your stick in your hands, and the cold air in your lungs. Your mind zoning in, with crystal clear focus on the net. You are…
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Chatham Gymnastics Offering Exciting new Program

The children of Chatham-Kent are doing backflips over the new programs at Chatham Gymnastics. Shay Ireland-Heidt, the founder and owner of the Chatham Gymnastics Centre is having the time of her life. She feels so…
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Parents Share Their Expertise with Students at CCS

The students at Chatham Christian School are thankful to have parents share their expertise and passion with them in various ways throughout the school year. Brian Roffel, father of two CCS students says he became…
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2017 Winter Provincial 55+ Games

After competing in the Two Day Provincial 55+ Winter Games in Cobourg this past February, local competitors are beginning a series of playdowns in hopes of participating in a one day Regional 55+ games event…
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Staples Spotlight – Life Lessons on the Basketball Court

“I’M HERE!!” yell each player of the CK Special Populations Shoot for the Starts basketball program as they enter the Gregory Drive Public School every Wednesday night for a 8 week program. Each night as players arrive,…
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Blazin BBQ’s Jessica Labelle to run 200 miles

Name: Jessica Marie Labelle Hometown: Chatham   Why did you start running? Running has always been something I’ve enjoyed. I fell in love with the freedom it gave me. I enjoy the challenges. What kind…
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