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Weather forecast for Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Today – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 7. UV index 4 or moderate.

Tonight – A few clouds. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 7 overnight.

Blood donor clinic in Wallaceburg on Thursday

A blood donor clinic is being held in Wallaceburg on Thursday.

The clinic is being held at the UAW Hall, 88 Elm Drive South, from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Click here to book an appointment.

Epilepsy Awareness Presentations start this week

Chatham-Kent Public Library, in partnership with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario, is offering a series of epilepsy awareness presentations in recognition of March 26 as International Epilepsy Day.

Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario developed Seizures 101 presentations to educate adults of all ages about epilepsy and seizure first aid.

The presentations aim to dispel myths, explain epilepsy, how seizures occur and how seizure disorders are diagnosed, managed and treated.

Participants will be able to identify different types of seizures, implement appropriate seizure first aid techniques and accommodate people with epilepsy.

Presented by Sandra Pidduck, Epilepsy Educator at Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario.

Presentations will be held at the following CKPL branches:

Wallaceburg Branch on Tuesday, March 19 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Dresden Branch on Tuesday, March 19 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Chatham Branch on Monday, March 25 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Tilbury Branch on Tuesday, March 26 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Blenheim Branch on Thursday, March 28 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ridgetown Branch on Thursday, March 28 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Epilepsy Awareness Presentations are free programs and everyone is welcome.

No registration is required.

To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit

‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Wallaceburg on Wednesday

The Chatham-Kent Police Service are inviting the public to join them on Wednesday, March 20 for a ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event in Wallaceburg.

The event will be held between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. at McDonald’s on McNaughton Avenue in Wallaceburg.

“No agenda or speeches, just a chance to have a casual conversation over a cup of coffee,” police officials said in a media release.

“Each guest that comes in to chat with us will receive one free small coffee courtesy of McDonald’s.”

The Chatham-Kent Police Service held a similar event in Chatham earlier this year.

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