Letter: On board for ‘senior style’ picketing to get stair rails in local arena

I am available to picket, pass leaflets, do whatever to bring about a resolve to this matter.

To the editor:

Re: Prospera Place Needs Hand Rails on Stairs, Sept. 25 Kelowna Capital News.

Commendations to Henry Johnson for pointing out the “unsafe lack of railings” at Prospera Place.

My heart goes out to this 86-year-old as I, at the tender age of 70, also suffer that feeling when attending events at Prospera Place.

I am available to picket, pass leaflets, do whatever to bring about a resolve to this matter.

‘Senior style’ picketing, getting in the city fathers’ faces, seems the only way something will be done.

Let’s get busy folks. I’m with Henry Johnson. It’s high time this safety concern be addressed.

Contact me with your support at 778-214-7374.

Dale Ashton, Kelowna

 

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