December 27, 2016 > Gomes Safety Patrol team receives holiday reward
Gomes Safety Patrol team receives holiday reward
Submitted By Queenie Chong
As a token of appreciation for the services provided by the Safety Patrol team, Principal Douglas Whipple of Gomes Elementary School handed out festive holiday goody bags to student volunteers.
The team consists of 60 fifth and sixth-graders and 30 parents who help maintain safety and a smooth traffic flow in five locations, rain or shine, as students commute to and from school every day. With the closure of Gomes Park for flood managment works on Mission Creek, commuters braved the challenges of diverted routes, congested roads, limited curbside parking, and the frequent entering and exiting of construction vehicles in the area. This is when the Safety Patrol team has become indispensable, and cooperation of road users all the more important.
Gomes Safety Patrol thanks all community members who have shown continued patience, consideration, respect, and cooperation during these trying months. We wish everyone a prosperous and safe year ahead. We also wish to see the re-opening of Gomes Park soon.