March 14, 2018

Published On March 14, 2018 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

Monthly Blood Donor Clinic today at the Spirit & Life Centre from 1-7.

Book your appointment online at, call 1-888-2-DONATE or just walk in.

Chatham-Kent Police, Fire & Emergency Services, O.P.P. and EMS are hosting the clinic in honour of Constable Andrew Gaiswinkler. They’re asking citizens to put their Arms Out For Andrew today.

Business After Hours is tonight at the Central Tavern in Pain Court.

The 2018 International Plowing Match is the host from 5-7.

The Calgary Flames had a moment of silence prior to their game last night in remembrance of Dresden’s Ken Houston.

Funeral arrangements were announced yesterday for the former NHLer. Visitation will take place at McKinlay Funeral Home (St. Clair Street, Chatham) tomorrow from 3-5pm and 7-9pm.

A funeral service will take place on Friday at noon at the John D. Bradley Centre.

The Chatham Maroons, will wear a special remembrance sticker on their helmets in memory of former Junior Maroon great Ken Houston.

The first game of their Conference Semi Final vs the London Nationals is tonight in London.

The remainder of the schedule hasn’t been released.

Have you always wanted one of those blue checkmarks on your Twitter account? Soon you too may be able to get verified, according to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

In 2009 when the verification process first started, the marks were given out to politicians, celebrities, journalists, and “accounts of public interest.” Last year, Twitter stopped verifying users because numerous divisive individuals were verified, which caused an uproar online. But soon, Twitter will verify users again, and there are plans to include everyone.

Fitbit is introducing its first fitness band dedicated for kids ages eight and up.

The Fitbit Ace is basically an adapted version of the Fitbit Alta, with a smaller, adjustable band to fit tinier wrists and a revised software to remove data that may not be as relevant to younger users, such as calories burned. It offers step counting, sleep tracking and move reminders (which can be muted during the school day).

Parents will be required to make an account for children aged 12 and under to get them started on the Fitbit Ace.Parents can add to the ace to a family account on their own mobile device to track their kids’ activity.

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