FOCUS - FEBRUARY 2019 21 16625 Old Simcoe Road, Port Perry 905-985-1709 Owned & Operated by Julie Goodwin (ECE Cer.,NCCP Level 3,LS5 Examiner, Master Swimmer) Adult Open Swims Drop in to swim for $7. Tuesdays: 12 - 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursdays: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Fridays: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Now in its 28th Year! NOW BOOKING SPRING & SUMMER CALL TO REGISTER. Wednesdays: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Indoor Pool at Balmy 90º for Child Comfort It’s a friendly local Ecowater dealership going into its third decade this year, backed by a company that’s manufactured water treatment equipment for almost a century, with over 3,000 dealers worldwide. Ecowater takes the long view. It designs, manufacturers, sells and services its own equipment, some of the finest on the planet. So, whether you need new or replacement equipment, parts, service, or advice, you’ve got it now and for decades to come. North Durham Ecowater also sells, installs and services filters, ultraviolet sterilizers and replacement bulbs, and reverse osmosis units. We’ve got the highest purity softener salt. We have ultra pure water for your jugs, 24-hours a day. North Durham EcoWater 1894 Scugog Street • 905-985-4900 (Great parking in Port Perry Plaza on Hwy. 7A next to BMO) See our ad on page 19. What do customers like about North Durham Ecowater? Please submit two or three sentences to a maximum of 125 words to: Publishers note: It may seem that Christmas was so long ago and it was, but our January deadline was as well. Therefore, some of these submissions came in after the deadline and we feel that they should be recognized. THUMBS UP - to Dana Smith of Dana’s Goldsmithing for the beautifully designed snowflake ornament that raised $6,635 for the Port Perry Hospital Foundation this past Christmas. Grand total of $75,000 since inception eighteen years ago! WOW! THUMBS UP - to Port Perry Canadian Tire for donating a beautiful Christmas tree to the New Life Centre at the Port Perry Hospital. Our tree could not be found after the fire. The tree was beautiful and enjoyed by our new parents, big brothers and big sisters and the staff that worked over the holidays! Thanks for your generosity. THUMBS UP - to the lovely lady from Piano Café (Tami) who took the time just before Christmas to give each of the cashiers at Food Basics a much-appreciated hug and to the couple who paid for a lady’s grocery order on December 22. Nice to see and experience these random acts of kindness and gestures. THUMBS UP - to Santa outside the post office this year. His lovely demeanor with the children was exceptional and real – it was a treat for all to hear his voice and ‘ho, ho’ ho’s’. He brought the spirit of the season to my two grandsons, who were in awe as they talked to him about hockey, school and of course, what they wished for under the tree. Let’s hope this Santa comes back every year! A grateful GG. THUMBS DOWN - a reader sent in a thumbs down to an electrician’s billboard sign on the side of the road and although they have a good sense of humour, felt that it was offensive. Hard not to disagree. Oil Changes start at $29.95* * Plus tax * Up to 5 litres * Most vehicles * Warranty Approved Have your brakes got the blues? on all brake jobs WEPAYTHETAX 1511 Reach Street, Port Perry • 905-985-1999 ALIGNMENTS • BRAKES • TUNE UPS • EXHAUST Repairs and Service Mon.-Fri.8am - 6pm Sat 8am - 2pm Vehicle Certifications