Overwhelmed by community support

We were extremely overwhelmed by the Williams Lake community’s response for the Sunday, Jan. 27 benefit at the Elks’ Hall on our behalf.

Editor:

Thank You, thank you, thank you!

We were extremely overwhelmed by the Williams Lake community’s response for the Sunday, Jan. 27 benefit at the Elks’ Hall on our behalf.

We’ve already seen some of pictures as well as a DVD taken that wonderful day.  We are only now beginning to realize what was happening during this extraordinary event as well as the preparation required by so many to “pull it off.” To see the long stretch of tables on either side of the hall, all filled with silent auction slips and so many impressive donated items and, more importantly, to see our family, friends, musicians, band students, fellow co-workers and club members, neighbours, those wonderful volunteers, and on and on … present that day and enjoying each others’ company with a laugh, song, or story.

You people take our breath away!

How can we ever thank you or demonstrate our gratitude? You have brought tears of joy to our eyes and even though you have made us feel like we’re the most important and loved couple in the world, we are humbled by your thoughts, prayers, and actions. It would truly be near impossible to express our appreciation for all you’ve done for us.

Please know we are so grateful for everyone.  We hope to be home soon. Much Love to All!

Debbie and TubaJohn Sykes

Williams Lake

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