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Send the Nifty Knitters to the Lion Brand Store

The Nifty Knitters is a 30 member charity knitting group that meets weekly at Senior Services of the Chathams. This group knits baby and chemo hats for local hospitals and lap rugs for veterans a Lyons VA Hospital.  Each year they produce 1,000-1,200 handmade items that are donated to needy individuals.

“We are honoring our knitters by selling the Shop for a Cause passes,” said Pam Mansfield Executive Director of Senior Services of the Chathams.  “The first 100 coupons we sell will be used to rent a bus to take the knitters to the Lion Brand yarn store in Carlsbadt, NJ  for lunch and a tour.” According to Mansfield earlier this year, Lion Brand Yarn donated a box of its yarn to the knitting group and invited the group to come tour its store.

Senior Services Center of the Chathams is selling Macys Shop for a Cause passes good for a one-day sale on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at any Macys in the country. 

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The 25% discount coupon is good all day long and can be reused multiple times during the day.  Passes will be on sale at Kings, Chatham, on Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Otherwise, stop by the Senior Center at 58 Meyersville Rd. or call 973.635.4565 for more information or to purchase a pass.

 

 

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Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk: Fundraiser on Sept. 22nd at Chatham Cougar Field

July 21, 2018

To the Editor:

Hello, Friends,

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) “Out of the Darkness” annual walk is being held on Saturday, September 22nd at 5:15 p.m. at Chatham’s Cougar Field, next to 312 Shunpike Road in Chatham, NJ  07928.  Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. 

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Chatham's Meghan LeMon Awarded Degree from Miami University in Ohio

July 21, 2018

OXFORD, OH -- Meghan LeMon of Chatham was among more than 3,900 students from Miami University who received degrees during spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Millett Hall.

LeMon graduated MAGNA with a BA degree, majoring in Speech Path & Audiology.

Considered one of eight original "Public Ivies" in the country, Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio.

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...