Thank-you note to a helpful resident

2013-07-11T00:00:00Z Thank-you note to a helpful resident
July 11, 2013 12:00 am

On a very hot summer day a couple of weeks ago, my husband and I were shopping at Ultra Foods in Highland. It had been a long afternoon, and we had already remarked about all of the people who had been helping us by opening doors and how very polite they were.

At Ultra, we had emptied two large shopping carts full of items and pushed the empty carts into the corral and returned home. At that time I discovered that I did not have my brand new, floral printed cane.

It was covered with tiny blue flowers that matched my "grandmother of the bride" baby blue silk formal gown, which I was planning to wear at my granddaughter's wedding in the near future. I was angry and devastated. We rushed back to the store and were thrilled that someone had turned the cane into the customer service counter.

I am writing this to say thank you to the lady who had walked back across that very hot blacktop parking lot. I do not have any idea whom she may be and just hope that she reads this thank you. An ice cream vendor at the front door saw how happy, pleased, relieved, thankful and surprised we were. He told me that he saw "the woman who had brought it in."

I hope that when you went to bed that night that you felt very proud of yourself. You took time out of your afternoon on that extremely hot day to do something so nice for someone. We hope that you had a very peaceful night.

- Sally Trent, Schererville

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