b'Community gift giving program 2021 Christmas campaignDear Editor Dear EditorIts that time of year again and Jillian Howsam, anDue to the ongoing pandemic, and to Independent Sales Consultant with Mary Kay Cosmeticsensure everyones safety, Operation Scugog is participating in the Community Gift Givinghas decided to give out gift cards along with a food program in partnership with the Port Perry Place LTChamper to our clients. The gift cards will be distributed Home.starting in early November for clients to purchase their The program works like this:own gifts. I have adopted the Port Perry Place LTC Home andIf you would like to donate food, gift cards (including along with your support, will provide each residentactivation receipt), or make a monetary donation, you with a Christmas Gift.Please join me in this wonderfulcan drop oat Operation Scugog program to aid in ensuring that each resident at the(school portables beside the Victory Christian Centre) Port Perry Place LTC Home will have a gift to open thisat 593 Alma Street on Tuesday November 2, 9, 16 and Festive Season.23 from 1 p.m. -3 p.m. Monetary donations can be made Each gift will be a memorable gift that will beeither by cheque/cash drop oin person or online wrapped in a beautiful Christmas bag with a cardthrough the Canada Helps website and selecting attached from you. The cost of each gift is $20.00. Operation Scugog. If you have any questions, please Cheques can be made out to Community Gift Givinginquire at operationscugog@gmail.com or call us atProgram.I will issue a receipt that can be used for (905) 985-3087 and leave a message.advertising and promotion.All gifts will be deliveredWe thank you for your understanding and continued prior to Christmas.support of Operation Scugog! Stay safe and have a Thank you for helping to make this a bright Merrywonderful holiday season! Christmas for the residents of the Port Perry Place LTCKaren TeedHome. On behalf of the Operation Scugog Christmas Committee Thank you, Community Gift Giving Program,Operation Scugog Food Bank 286 Rosa St., Port Perry, L9L 1M5 Box 353, Port Perry ON, L9L 1A4Jillian Howsam, 905-432-5575A committee thanks their leaderDear Editor5,500 + 4,500 =The undersigned would like to formally acknowledge the kind of community dedication that Wilma Wooten 10,000 butter tarts continues to demonstrate in her various roles in Scugog.Dear Editor Wilma was the leader for Port Perrys 150th In April 2020 I started what I calledcelebrations that our community enjoyed over these last my Pandemic Project, making tartsfew months. and to keep busy, and also bring aShe envisioned, shared and orchestrated what several little sweetness to friends and family. months of celebrations might look like. She selected and In February 2021, I received a phone call asking forchaired a planning committee and did an amazing job!the Tart Lady. Lynn Campbell did an interview and anWilma also coordinated Township and Regional article was published in the March Focus. At that timedetails, reached out to sponsors, vendors, talents and my tart-making goal was 5,500 tarts by Easter. Happy tomore, which led to the execution of wonderful events in report that was achieved.Port Perry. A new goal was set as a challenge by a neighbour It was a pleasure to work with Wilma and we want to 10,000 by Thanksgiving. say congratulations on a job well done and thank you!This morning October 5th the goal was reached!!Sincerely,For number 10,000 I inserted three ingredients: raisins,The Port Perrys 150th Planning Committee memberspecans and walnuts. A dear friend who is in a long-term care facility will receive the 10,000th!Chau eur Ralph is asking, So is that it? My reply,WE WANT TOBUT, BUT Christmas is coming! HEAR FROMPlease send us your letters, maximum of The Butter Tart Queen, Eleanor BaileyYOU! 250 words. Be aware that we cannot publish negative letters about individuals or businesses. Submit to: focus@focusonscugog.com FOCUS - NOVEMBER 202117'