LETTER: Three cheers to our volunteers

I was contacted by the Contact Community Assistance Society, which had an excess of medical aids – canes, shower stools, crutches and wheelchairs. They thought we could use these items in the Juan de Fuca Emergency Management Program Disaster Supply and Support containers.

This is not the first time the organization has provided us with much needed equipment. Its generosity and forward thinking is gratefully recognized both for this and for the awesome work it does year round for the greater Sooke district by providing supplies and transportation support to those in need to doctor and other medical appointments.

Thanks to Pat Boone, Arnie Campbell and the other volunteers who keep this program running, and to those folks who donate their no longer needed medical supplies to the society. Your support, both financial and material, can be donated by contacting the CCAS by phone at 250-389-4607 or for transportation support, please call 250-389-4661.

To all the volunteers throughout the region and all community support organizations, we know you don’t do it for the recognition or thanks, but we do thank you and recognize the great value to us all that you contribute. Three cheers and many thanks to all our volunteers – you are great!

Al Wickheim

Community coordinator

JdF Emergency Management Program

Otter Point

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