BEEFS AND BOUQUETS for September

Readers give thanks and complaints to others in the community

On Aug. 6 my black lab cross was spooked at Island View Beach.

As we were looking for him in the back fields and brush, several people commented that they had seen an animal swimming quite far out into the ocean.

Many people responded to assist on land and sea. When the search was called off late that evening, there was no sign of him.

Luckily, a resident of James Island found him sitting in his driveway the following morning and he was returned safely.

I want to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone who volunteered and especially to the gentleman from James Island for bringing him home.

Christal Hazard

Sometimes a bad start to a day turns into a most wonderful one.

When I lost my little change purse in Safeway on Aug. 28, I was upset and sad because it had been a small gift from my daughter who lives in Spain.

I phoned the store and sure enough someone had turned it in. Thanks to all the honest people still around. You made my day.

Ennie Deelman

Many thanks to the Peninsula News Review for including information and photos in advance of our performances of “Tropical Jam” at the Charlie White theatre Aug. 17 and 18.

We were really uplifted by the wonderful response from the audiences and ticket sales generated funding for the Arts Alive Tobago Children’s Performing Company.

Peter, Anne-Marie and Daniel Brimacombe

Thank you to Black Beauty Line Ltd. for making their horse-drawn carriage wheelchair accessible. The aluminum ramp and tie-downs worked great with the power wheelchair.

It was easy to board the carriage and made for an enjoyable ride.

Janice Spelt

A big bouquet of thanks to the person who found my wallet and keys on Beacon Avenue and turned them in to the post office.

You can imagine my distress when I realized they were missing and I am very grateful to the person who acted so honourably.

Another plus for  Sidney – I am thankful to be living here in this respected community.

Ross Secord

I would like to send a big thank you to Willis Rooke of Rooke Marine and his group of volunteers.

Mr. Rooke and the volunteers cleaned up the derelict boats and debris off Nymph Point Park and the Sidney North Saanich Marina in Tsehum Harbour.

North Saanich Coun. Conny McBride