Comox Valley Beefs & Bouquets for week of July 20

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Record staff reserve the right to edit all submissions, and discard Beefs deemed to be libelous or mean-spirited. Please keep submissions within 150 words. Although the post will be anonymous, include a contact name and phone number, because there’s a draw every week for a meal for two from Dairy Queen. This week’s winner is Jean Williams.


WHY IS IT that the town thinks it’s okay to keep raising our property taxes by 1.7 per cent or whatever number they come up with, but in reality our taxes go up by far more than that due to the fact that property values are going up faster than anybody’s income can keep up with. Stop trying to pull the wool over our eyes council. Let’s put an end to this madness and try and keep some of our hard earned dollars in our pockets. Maybe there are some parents out there that would like to send their kids to college or university without burying them in student debt so that one day they might become a contributing member of society. Enough I say!


A BIG BOUQUET to Mulligans Golf Course in Courtenay. They walk the talk regarding calling themselves the “Friendliest Little Course in the Valley.” I am a long-standing beginner golfer and have enjoyed many golf games with friends and family on this beautiful and well-designed par-3, 9-hole golf course. The setting is tranquil and scenic with strategically placed trees, and mountains in the background. The staff go above and beyond to make you feel welcomed and provide your service needs; they could all teach a course on providing exceptional customer service. The cafeteria and patio areas are comfortable places to enjoy a coffee and

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