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Beefs and Bouquets, March 10

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BOUQUET: A huge batch of daisies to the flaggers on Peatt Road. The area is a little bit of a disaster and your smiles make it all worthwhile. You are some of the friendliest flaggers we have in the area.

BOUQUET: We see teachers working harder this year than ever before. We appreciate your dedication and wish you a restful spring break, from the Sooke Teachers’ Association.

BOUQUET: A big thank you to all the emergency personnel that responded to the Sooke Road shooting last week. Thank you.

BOUQUET: Many thanks to the lovely kind people who came to my rescue on Saturday, Feb. 27 when I sprained my ankle by the parking lot at little Niagara Falls in Goldstream Park. Thank you!

BEEF: A huge beef to the teenagers who skateboard outside our apartment complex at all hours of day and night and swarm people. Since when is a community sitting area a skateboard park? I want the parents to listen to this noise every day and night sometimes until 5 a.m. And what parent allows their kid out until 5 a.m.? I hope the cops wake you up with your kid in tow at that time of the morning.

BOUQUET: To the cashier at Fairway Markets on Saturday, March 6 on Goldstream Avenue. I had a very rough day… I did not catch your name, but wanted to say you were very friendly, used all the safety protocols at the till and cheered me up with your great personality. Being in my late 70s, I don’t get out much these days, but you put a smile on my face and were great at your job!

BEEF: To the red car with the crumpled front end in the parking lot at West Shore Town Centre on Friday Night… no wonder you have a beat up car…stay in your lane buddy…and slow down! Kids and seniors are walking through the parking lot!

BOUQUET: To the teachers and students of Ruth King Elementary, happy spring break, great job during this crazy time. Everyone deserves a much needed break and some relaxation!

BEEF: To the teenagers hanging out at Colwood Creek Park, clean your mess up and keep your swearing down, there are neighbours there that don’t need to listen to your language.

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