Re: A question about annual tips to service providers
From: Catya Belfer (
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 06:27:26 -0800 (PST)
My mother (who lives with me at Mosaic Commons) has done a similar thing
for the mail, UPS, etc drivers here for the last few years.

     - cat

Catya Belfer   -
Technical Director   -
Cohousing in MA -

On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 8:56 AM, Fred H Olson <fholson [at]> 

> An alternative would be some kind on non-monetary thank you.
> I cant imagine a significant amount of money for all the various
> service workers.
> Maybe a nicely prepared letter or card
> Maybe include a picture of the community / community members.
> Maybe an impromptu seranade by community members. I'm imaginging
> this when the trash truck arrives one morning.
> Recently the news here featured a relationship that developed between
> trash collection workers and a child with cancer (and siblings)
> who waved to each other on trash day.
> It's nice to receive expressions of appreciation.
> Fred
> --
> Bassett Creek Cohousing, Minneapolis
> Fred H. Olson  Minneapolis,MN 55411  USA        (near north Mpls)
>      Email:        fholson at      612-588-9532
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