20 FOCUS - JULY 2018 P O RT PERR Y Farmers’ Market EAT FRESH • BUY LOCAL 121 Water Street Port Perry portperryfarmersmarket@gmail.com www.portperryfarmersmarket.ca SATURDAY MARKET Saturdays 8am - 1pm Palmer Park, Port Perry (on the waterfront) Now untilThanksgiving Providing locally grown, farm fresh produce, fresh meat, flowers, herbs, baked goods and preserves, soaps, VQA wine, and artisan creations. Come and enjoy good music, good coffee and friendly conversation while you browse! facebook.com/ Support our local growers & crafters! THUMBS UP - to Erin O’Toole, MP for Durham, for obtaining a unanimous vote in the House of Commons on May 24 to install the Sam Sharpe sculpture. It’s a huge accomplishment for Erin and finally Sam Sharpe’s memory may help light the way out of the darkness for others. THUMBS UP - to the man who stopped his car to run across Water Street and rescue my dog Bubba on the busy Sunday of the long weekend! (May 20.) The dog got away from me when he saw two dogs on the other side of the street. Thank you so much for caring. THUMBS DOWN - to the person who stole my purse. I’m a 70-year-old on a fixed income. The money in my purse was for groceries and physiotherapy, and the gift cards were from my grandchildren for me to get new clothing. I hope you needed the money for something good, like food, rent or clothing! THUMBS UP - A customer of mine (Bill), when finding out he received $10. too much in change, came back to our establishment to return the money. Thank you Bill and to the small town of Port Perry for having so many honest residents. THUMBS DOWN - to all those who own a house and don’t look after your property – you make your neighbourhoods look like a slum! Where is your pride of ownership? THUMBS UP - and best of luck to Port Perry High School students Claudia Hickey and Hannah Cohoon. The girls are heading to Rock Springs, Wyoming, to compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo, July 15 -21. Let’s all wish them the best! THUMBS UP - to the generosity of everyone who filled the Auxiliary tag boxes on June 7 and 8 with $10,470.00. The new moms, their babies and the staff in the hospital are the happy beneficiaries and we’re all winners. Do you have a Thumb up or down that you would like to see published? Please submit two or three sentences to a maximum of 125 words to: focus@focusonscugog.com SignworkScanada.com Reach & Northport Rd., Port Perry 905-985-0802 Since 1996 signs vehicle lettering & graphics boat names & numbers