Danville Express

Community Pulse - December 21, 2007


Asked at the Senior Holiday Luncheon

Have you ever "re-gifted" a present?

Yeah. I have done that. It would have to be new and it would have to be something I don't need. I would rewrap it and send it to a friend or relative, preferably in another state.

Anne Dubail

retired from the travel business

Absolutely. Anything that you can't use should be recycled. And if that's what "re-gifting" is, I'm all for it. I'm a consignment store owner. That's an interesting question.

Linda Stolow

co-owner of the Small-Fry store

I don't think that I would ever feel that way. If someone would give me a gift, I would cherish it.

Tony Konecny

retired teaching engineer

If it's a gift I don't like, I'll give it to Goodwill, the Salvation Army or another charity. I'm afraid if I give it to a person, someone is going to know it's a "re-gift."

Jennifer Wlasenko


I think everybody has done that one time or another. Sometimes you receive a gift and you accept it out of goodwill. Someday you'll find a good use for it. Then you hang onto it for awhile and pass it to someone else. As the old saying goes: "What goes around comes around."

Len Myzells



There are no comments yet for this post

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields