March 16, 2017

Published On March 16, 2017 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

1The first clinic for students with an incomplete immunization record and no doctor, begins today.

Clinics start today, by appointment only in Ridgetown. March 21st in Tilbury, March 23rd in Wallaceburg and March 27th in Chatham.

To book an appointment or for more information, call 519-355-1071 ext. 5900. Shots can also be reported online at chatham-kent.ca/vaccinations. (You can also report your completed immunization to these contacts)

School suspensions begin April 4, 2017 for those without proper shots.


Five Things - 2Google wants wants to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a special banner that’s designed by a Canadian student.

It has launched a nationwide competition, inviting students from kindergarten to Grade 12 to submit an entry that would serve as the “doodle” on Google.ca for a day.

The student who designs the winning submission will also be awarded a $10,000 scholarship, a $10,000 grant for his/her school, and a paid trip to Toronto for the finale event in June.

May 2nd is the deadline to submit.

Click here for rules and info.


Five Things - 3The March Madness NCAA Tournament Round of 64 begins, with games all day. (Full schedule here)

They say more male employees will call in sick today than on any other day of the year.

The odds of picking a perfect March Madness bracket if you guess on every game are one in 9.2 quintillion. But if you have some basketball knowledge, ESPN estimates your odds are much better: One in two billion.


Five Things - 4Guinness is inviting its first sleepover guest in the brewery’s 258-year history by transforming its rooftop Gravity Bar into a penthouse.

Guiness has announced it’s hosting the latest “Night At …” event by Airbnb, which has staged 1-night-only accommodations in a series of eccentric locales, including a shark tank and a Transylvanian castle with coffin beds.

The successful Guinness contestant must describe online in 200 characters or less why they’re the world’s biggest fan of the beer. The prize includes a return flight for 2 to Dublin, a brewery tour, a butler, and the opportunity to help the brewmaster make a batch of stout.


Five Things - 5Tomorrow’s St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s also a Friday during Lent, so does that mean no corned beef?

A lot of local diocese are giving out special dispensations to give Catholics permission to eat corned beef tomorrow.

Most of them are just giving out a blanket dispensation, but some say you should personally request one from a priest or agree to skip meat on Saturday as a trade-off. Many are asking Catholics to abstain from meat another day this week.

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