Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Letter: Sugar House liquor store patrons, staff kind to a stranger
First Published Mar 16 2014 04:21 pm • Last Updated Mar 16 2014 04:21 pm

Saturday my wife visited the Sugar House liquor store to restock our wine rack. Upon checkout, she tripped while loading a box of wine onto the cart’s lower shelf. She went down hard and was knocked out.

Awaking a moment later, she found a split elbow and knee, a broken bottle of red wine spreading across the floor, all eyes on her, and calls being made to 911. This was all terribly embarrassing for her. She insisted she was fine and ready to leave, but the fine staff asked her to relax and wait to be checked by EMTs, who arrived, assessed her, applied a couple of bandages and proclaimed her otherwise fine.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Staffers re-boxed the wine and helped her on her way. At home, she pulled out her receipt and realized that someone had contributed $100 cash toward the haul. We marveled at the kindness of a stranger (or staffer). In unison we said "Pay it forward!"

Beware stranger, there are two more of us awaiting our opportunities to commit a random act of kindness or help make your tough situation a little better. Thank you to the kind staff and patrons at the Sugar House liquor store.

Bill Davis

Millcreek




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.