Thanks to volunteers

Nice to see some volunteers getting well deserved recognition Recently the Sault Star had a full colour page dedicated to thanking the volunteers who were involved in the Santa fund. “These special volunteers … helped us collect over $112,300 for Christmas Cheer! Exceeding our goal of $100,000.” Christmas Cheer Convenor Diane Marshall and the volunteers at the depot were also …

Quiet the clutter: sell it, donate it, change it or recycle it

Over the holidays I spent many a peaceful night admiring the Christmas tree lights in the dark, once the house was quiet. Now, with opened presents stacked under the tree in the daylight, all I can think is, “What’s that noise?” The noise is coming from the presents under the tree, it’s coming from the pile of papers on the …

It only takes a couple of minutes to save a lot of lives

Recently, I was surprised at how few Ontarians had signed up to be organ donors. I guess I always thought that everyone subscribed to the concept that if you’re dead and don’t need the organs anymore, why not donate them? Perhaps the process is overly complicated? I went to www.beadonor.ca and clicked on the “register now” button to find out. …