NID dunks dream |

NID dunks dream

I was delighted when I received the letter from NID that I had won access to Rollins Lake. Out of the thousands of 2003 fairgoers, I had won it. All I had to do was drop by the lake and pick up my free pass.

I called Rollins and asked when I could pick up my pass. The man said come out after the first of the year, The weather was cold, so I was in no hurry to go out and get it. In the meantime, I went out and bought a nice boat with the happy approval and anticipation of my grandson.

When the weather wormed up, I drove out to pick up my free pass to Rollins Lake and was informed by the concessionaire that I would have to pay close to a hundred dollars to take my boat in. Our dreams were shattered. All we had won was a pass to get through the gate and wet our toes.

So if you win one of those things at the fair this year, be forewarned that it’s not worth much. I took the letter back to the NID office and rejected it.

John O. Bevard

Grass Valley

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