b'PPE (continued from page 15)with plans to bring a hotel toWinnipeg and Calgary. town, as well as owning and op- Irecognizedtheneedfor erating Sunnybrae for the past them,Sharoncommented. six years. Everyone should wear masks, Thegirlshavesomuchto protect everyone else.funworkingtogether,DorieLocalvolunteersalsomade commented.Icanhearthemhundreds of masks for Humber laughing. HospitalinToronto,where It is fun working together,Dories sister serves as CEO.agreed Sharon. We have a won- Whentheopportunityto derful team. switch gears and sew isolation Age76,Sharonisaretiredgownspresenteditself,Sharon Victorian order nurse. She missedjumped on board with enthusi-herusualvolunteerworkatasm, for the same reason as she CamillesClosetanddrivingembracedmaskmaking,toMaterial waiting to be transformed into hospital gowns.for Community Care due to thehelp others.pandemic, and wanted to keepDorieisacrackerjack,LynneMorrison,KentFarndale,Therearealotofskilledsewers busy.Sharondescribed.EverythingDianna Reid, Betty Anne Dickinson,in Port Perry as evidenced by the Im not good at just sitting,that she does is wonderful. BarbRootham,MonicaMcMillen,thousands of facemasks locally pro-Sharonsaid. AmemberoftheManyofSharonssewingBrendaSetter,TracyVernest,Lynnduced since March, she noted. We IslandQuilters,Sharonhasfriends joined PPE. Some take aDoucette, Pat Sheahan, Karen Lippettmay need more sewing ladies.always enjoyed sewing. She per- well-deserved day oof sewingand Lydia Abbott. Some work in theSo, if you are a patient and your sonally made 500 facemasks forto enjoy a round of golf, she said. factory, some sew at home, and somemedical caregiver is wearing a blue membersofthelocalcommu- Sharon wanted to share creditdo both. or yellow washable isolation gown, nity, as well as sending them o with the other ladies who are allAswordgetsaround,moreit might just be a product of PPE.The masterminds behind the gowns, Dorie McDonaldto help protect other Canadiansbusymakingisolationgowns:interestedwomenhavecontacted and Sharon Schmidt. inHalifax,BritishColumbia,DebMountjoy,JudyMountjoy,Dorie to o er their services, she said.By Lynn Campbell, Focus on ScugogGWMNOW OPENGerald Wayne McLeods Art GalleryOf Modern, Contemporary & Abstract ArtWill be on sale at wholesale pricesSilver Lights Senior Services was created to help the seniors living in the Kawartha and Durham Re-gions to maintain their independence by offering a119 Perry ST. Unit #5, trusted companion to give you a hand for the things you need. With a focus on companionship and ac- Port Perry, Ontario, L9L 1H8companying clients to appointments, errands, and getting groceries, Silver Lights provides the high- geraldwaynemcleod@gmail.comest level of quality service. Whether youre with us one time, weekly, or with a friend, we will help you905-243-7833live your best quality of life.705-308-1940 Open Sunday - Wednesday - Friday- Saturday Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. - 9 p.m. 11am - 5pmEmail: hello@silverlightsseniorservices.com Closed Mondays & ThursdaysWebsite: www.silverlightsseniorservices.com16FOCUS - AUGUST 2020'