Cheers & Jeers June 6th

Highs and lows of the Valley this week

Cheers and Cheers. I so appreciate Home Hardware. Everyone. All departments. Every product. Respectful knowledgeable service (including- “I don’t know, I’ll find out” and they do, and! they call back.) Al and Lucy, Don and Sue- your integrity is passed along to all on your teams.

Cheers to Andrea at the Invermere Hospital Lab for her friendly and caring spirit.

Cheers to Scott and the pro’s who run the Columbia Valley Golf Trail Junior Camps, the kids had a super time, Cheers for a fantastic program!

A big Cheers to Kootenay Savings Credit Union, the Invermere Public Library, the Town of Invermere Public works crew, and to the shade at the Cenetaph for hosting the EMP Kindergarten classes. We had a wonderful time learning more about our community, services, and people.

Cheers to the individuals and businesses who fly the BC flag. We have much to be proud of in this province!

Cheers to the DOI staff who were working on cleaning the roads downtown a couple of weeks ago. I watched one of them come into the Bakery and show their appreciation to the staff for closing the doors – so that their customers would not be impacted by the flying dirt. Then as he departed, he again apologized to one of the customers near the door for having to shut the doors. Great work – a great representation of the DOI!

I would like to say a big “Cheers” to Tracy at the Real Storage. You sure made a very stressful situation easy. Your customer service is outstanding. Much appreciated!

Jeers to the guy who ran my daughter off the road at Mcleod Meadows on the 93. You took a chance with someone’s life while trying to pass. Guess you wanted to get to your destination 5 minutes faster.

Cheers to all of the organizers of last weekend’s amazing soccer tournament! We knew a few of the Calgary teams – and they had a wonderful experience playing in our beautiful area!

A big Cheers to the wonderful volunteers of the Wilmer Community Club. This past year we saw a good number of highly successful events – and without the dedication of those volunteers, they wouldn’t have been as good! Cheers as well to the Board for completing a number of upgrades to the Community Club area. The new fencing is super (no more dog problems?) and the clean-up of the Conrad Kain memorial and the new events sign are also great! Cheers to a wonderful Community Club Board! Wilmer rocks!

BIG Cheers to our leaders at The Valley Piecemakers Quilting Guild as we wrap up the season Lil Steinwand (Co-Chair), Jonanne Broadfoot (Co-Chair), Frankie Ronacher (Treasurer) and Elizabeth Peters -and Ron too! (Communications and set up) for all of their hard work in supporting our creative pastimes! Cheers also to the Legion for housing us – and supplying wonderful lunches! 2019-2020 season – here we come!

Huge Cheers to D.T.S.S. students Hunter Pike and Austin Brockmeyer and their teacher Ms Wright for designing and building a VERY classy Book Donation Station for the Friends of the Library. And more Cheers to the boys for moving and installing it in front of the Book Donation Centre across the street from the Library. The Donation Station looks so professional and is ready to accept books for the BIG Book Sale.

Cheers to Home Hardware for supplying all the materials for this project and assisting Ms Wright. Cheers to Nev Anderson and Dale Johnson for offering a truck, trailer and expertise to move the Donation Station. What a wonderful community collaboration to support the Library.

Jeers to the local drivers who ignore BC driving regulations by not displaying the front license plate on their motor vehicle. Is that just in case you find yourself needing to do a hit and run some day?

Jeers to people who completely miss the point of a published opinion piece and have no relevant rebuttal except for hollow virtue signaling, irrelevant personal attacks and character assassination whilst simultaneously calling to increase the UN-freedom of the “free press” because what is published doesn’t mesh with their narrative. When debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.

Jeers to the plow truck that caused a lady in her car to rear-end you. Your rear lights only came on for a couple of seconds and you stopped abruptly in a turn lane. Learn how to drive please for you did the same to me.

HUGE JEERS to whoever thinks picking and digging my flowers up in Edgewater on Cordillera is a good idea. You are TRESPASSING on my property. After seeing my flowers dug right up and taken last week and now picking the bloomed ones you didn’t steal last week, I have a camera and it’ll be taken to the police if you keep stepping on my property. Pretty low to steal flowers from someone. I am beyond mad at this point.

Big Cheers to all the businesses that supported my 18th Annual WWF Network Ladies Golf weekend! Copper Point and Fairmont Riverside Golf Courses for providing such outstanding service to the gals. Elements Restaurant for an amazing windup Dinner. Cheers to the gracious valley merchants that support us every year! I could not do this event without you.

Cheers to the Rotarians for once again, hoisting the beautiful provincial flags and the Canadian flag at the entrance to the museum complex in Invermere.

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