b'THUMBS UP -to the whole Focus team for the determi-nation and hard work it took to keep our Scugog Lifeline threading its way through our lives and our community over these last several weeks. You have provided us with con- OLDtinuous stories, revelations and announcements and we thank you for that from the bottom of our hearts. We willONEbe happy to have the magazine back on our coffee tables but we want you to know in the last many weeks you went above and beyond to keep your service, information and messagesowing. THUMBS DOWN - to all the residents, tourists and even our local favourite coffee shop for not wearing masks while walking and shopping at our local shops and even serving coffee without being behind a barrier. Shame on you!THUMBSDOWN-tobusinessownersandstaffinthe We wish to thankdowntown, who use up precious on-street parking spaces to park the entire day while at work. With a severe lack of all frontline workers. parking spaces available, along with a proposal to close Queen St. to vehicles on weekendseliminating even more parkingit is crucial to keep on-street parking available for customers.Thanks to allTHUMBS UP - During the sweltering heat wave in early of you forJuly, as I was standing outside in line-up at CIBC, out came an employee offering water to all those waiting patiently to your continued support! get in to the teller. When Inished there, I walked up Queen St., and noticed that TD Canada Trust had some large um-brellas out for their customers to stand under to help shade them. Very thoughtful! KEEP YOUR PETS Thought we would share a few of the past THUMBS UP from a couple of our newsletters, in case you missed them!COOL THUMBS UP - to Emmerson Insurance Brokers and The THIS SUMMER Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group. They just sent me a pay-it-forward cheque for $100, because of dif cult times. How amazing is that? The note along with the cheque from The Commonwell Insurance Group stated were paying it forward, so together we can make a difference for our mem-bers and our community.THUMBS UP - Speaking of The Commonwell Mutual In-surance Group, it spurred on the Puckrin & Latreille Real Estate Team to truly pay it forward, once again, as they in turn donated $1000 to Port Perry Hospital Foundation inght itsagainst COVID-19. Tanya Latreilles message on Facebook, read in part, together we want to show that we can make a difference as well in our community. We en-courage every one to pay it forward and be kind.THUMBS UP - to all Scugog businesses that have had to adapt to a completely different way of doing business over the past couple of monthsfrom curbside to take-out, to putting all protocols and safety features in place, in order for all of us to be able to make each and every day as normal as it possibly can be! Thanks to all of you!Port Perry SmartCentre Do you have a Thumb up or down that you wouldlike to see published?Please submit905-985-3223two or three sentences to a maximum of 125 words to: focus@focusonscugog.com18FOCUS - AUGUST 2020'