To recognize our high achievers, through our national awards recognition program, Royal LePage real estate agents can receive awards annually based on sales performance within their particular markets.
We usually hold our awards ceremony in the spring, but this year our agents were surprised with their awards early, and were given them during our Christmas celebration!
We also have to be sure to acknowledge the hard work of our admin staff, without whom we would be lost!
He’ll be here tomorrow!
And here at Royal LePage South Country we are ready to greet him! Come down to see us at our office in Southwind’s Crossing Mall on Friday, November 22nd between 3pm and 5pm for your annual Santa pic! Kids of ALL ages are welcome!
There is no charge for your Santa photo, but we do accept donations (cash OR food) to the Oliver Food Bank from those who are able.
Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for kids. These safety tips for parents, children and homeowners will help keep everyone safe and happy this Halloween.
- Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross.
- Put electronic devices down, keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street.
- Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them.
- Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible. Children should walk on direct routes with the fewest street crossings.
- Watch for cars that are turning or backing up. Teach children to never dart out into the street or cross between parked cars.
- Join kids under age 12 for trick-or-treating. If kids are mature enough to be out without supervision, tell them to stick to familiar areas that are well lit and trick-or-treat in groups.
Costumes for a Safe Halloween
- Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers and, if possible, choose light colors.
- Choose face paint and makeup whenever possible instead of masks, which can obstruct a child’s vision.
- Have kids carry glow sticks or flashlights to help them see and be seen by drivers.
- When selecting a costume, make sure it is the right size to prevent trips and falls.
Drive Extra Safely
- Slow down and be especially alert in residential neighborhoods. Children are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways.
- Take extra time to look for kids at intersections, on medians and on curbs.
- Enter and exit driveways and alleys slowly and carefully.
- Get rid of any distractions – like your phone – in your car so you can concentrate on the road and your surroundings.
- Turn your headlights on earlier in the day to spot children from greater distances.
- Popular trick-or-treating hours are 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Be especially alert for kids during those hours.
There is something infinitely
healing in the repeating refrains
of Nature – the assurance
that dawn comes after night,
and Spring after Winter.