By Sean Delaney
The staff and management at the Tim Hortons (located at 2304 Sheppard Ave. W) want to thank their loyal customers for helping them celebrate their 16th anniversary. With the help of Emery residents, this Tim Hortons has become one of the busiest around.
“Thank you to everyone who came to help us celebrate our 16th year of serving this neighbourhood. This area in Emery has developed into a beautiful place. The Emery Village BIA has done a great job promoting development and making the neighbourhood more inviting with an ongoing beautification program.
“From year one, we were swamped on our anniversary with a long lineup of customers waiting to share a coffee and breakfast with us and help celebrate. Now 16 years later, even more so today.
“We are someplace to go and enjoy a cold drink in the hot weather and a hot drink in the cold weather. We are not like your normal Tim Hortons. We are more like a large family. Like a neighbourhood pub.
“I would like to thank all the community that comes and supports us every day, including our team members who have been with me for years. I think that some have been with us for the entire 16 years and I appreciate all their smiles and dedication when serving our customers.
“And to those who live in our neighbourhood, things have developed into quite something here now, and I want to thank everybody who visits us daily. We look forward to celebrating many more anniversaries together,” said owner Ralph Shepherd.