Cheers & Jeers January 18th

Highs and lows in the Valley this week

• Cheers to Timmy, the cheerful lifty at Panorama, whose enthusiasm warms up even the coldest ride on the Mile One.

•A Big Cheers to Fusion Wellness Spa and all the girls who made my day at the Spa amazing and relaxing! You’re the best!

•Cheers to Mike Jensen for making a wonderful skating rink in Windermere for all to enjoy. His tireless efforts in the chilling weather is most appreciated.

• Cheers to all the people who stopped and asked if my husband was ok or needed any assistance when he hit black ice and his truck went o the road into the ditch. I am fortunate to live in an area surrounded by such caring and compassionate people. Much appreciated!

• Huge Cheers to Katie and the Gibbs family for the emergency use of their van. You saved our bacon! We greatly appreciate it and hope to pay it forward one day.

• Huge Cheers to Pat Hemmelgarn, Shawn Murray and helpers for another fabulous Wilmer fireworks show on Christmas Eve. Kudos also to all Wilmer residents for their unbelievable outdoor Christmas light displays, such great community spirit!

• Mega Jeers to District of Invermere for failing in the snow removal process, the tax money spent on new equipment for snow removal is a real joke. Go private! Save our tax dollars and get it done right.

• Cheers to Kevin and sta at DOI maintenance department for clearing the snow from the Thrift Store recycle trailer. Greatly appreciated!

• Jeers to the person who blocked who the road going from PineRidge to CastleRock. People use this road to cross country ski on and you know it is illegal to block off roads.

• Cheers to The Station Pub for hosting Rob’s fundraiser and a huge CHEERS to all the local businesses who contributed awesome prizes and auction items. It was a fun night for an amazing person! I have never met Rob but the love for him was so apparent.

• Cheers to the town for plowing 2 feet of snow off the roads to the curbs; to the town and townspeople for keeping the sidewalks and crosswalks clear to the curbs; for not wasting precious resources and tax payer money removing 2 feet of snow from the curbs; for keeping the main drags and side roads open and sanded; and for not increasing our taxes based on complaints.

• Huge Cheers to Mountainside Market, The Pioneer, and Pips Country Store for going out of their way to help with our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and AGM for Steamboat Mountain Music Society. We would also like to give big Cheers to the volunteers who stepped up and helped with the Food and Bar… JM, KW, DL, NM, LG, and Mama Lang. Also, a Cheers to all who helped clean up. Without volunteers, it couldn’t be done. Much appreciated!

• Big Cheers to Sophie’s Choice for always going out of her way to donate her precious goods. Pickle platters and beautiful gift baskets.

• A big Cheers to Lori at Sign Artists for her generous and beautiful donations to ICAN! Look for her amazing signs at,the hockey arena and at our next fundraiser.

• Jeers to everyone complaining about snow removal. To everyone who park in the way of snow removal crews. That’s double the work. To everyone who only think their parking spot or street counts. I beg you to do better, and do it all in one night!

• Cheers to Rod and Dee Conklin for all the kindness you have shown to us. Acquaintances there are many, casual friends there are many, but close friends – they are few. Your friendship is special to us.

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