November 7, 2017

Published On November 7, 2017 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

1Thanks to the Downtown Chatham BIA there is free parking available in downtown Chatham until January 5th at certain Municipal Lots.

Five Things - 2The Chatham Goodfellows No Child Without a Christmas Campaign is officially underway for 2017.

The office opened yesterday and they’re now taking names for food and toy hampers by calling 519-354-1146. The deadline to apply is December 1st. They do not accept referals.

The Goodfellows Porchlight Campaign is set for Monday, December 4th, while Street Sales will happen Friday, December 15th and Saturday, December 16th.

For a full list of toy drop off locations, click here.

Five Things - 3The National Christmas Tree Association says Christmas tree prices may be higher this year because of a Christmas tree shortage.

They encourages consumers to shop early if they prefer a specific type of tree.

Five Things - 4The Institute of Culinary Education created a 10-foot Buddy the Elf sculpture out of Rice Krispie treats.

The sculpture is on display at Madison Square Garden. It took 500 man-hours, 300 pounds of Rice Krispies Treats, 15 pounds of edible glitter, 76 pounds of icing and 70 pounds of chocolate to create. The sculpture was in several parts and had to be assembled before going on display

The Buddy the Elf Musical will be performed at Madison Square Garden.

Five Things - 5Hidden Valley salad dressings has started selling kegs of ranch dressing. Well, technically mini kegs. But still: kegs of ranch dressing.

The kegs are about 10 inches tall, they keep the dressing insulated and fresh, and the company says each one contains a year’s supply of ranch. And they only cost $50. You can get them at

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