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 ScugogIntroducing the friendly new faces of.Visit us in store orShop ONLINEfor curbside pick up Scott Blair and Lorie Spencer.and BTW, Monique (Purple Girl)www.brocks.ca is staying with us180 Mary St. Port Perry905-985-0861168 QUEEN ST. PORT PERRY 905-985-2521 Hours: Monday- Saturday 9:30a.m-5p.mFOCUS - AUGUST 202017'