October is over

10/21 we had a quilt presented in Seattle to a WWII Veteran. Waiting for photos.

10/26 We had a BUSY day. We started in Los Angeles at the Bob Hope Patriotic ahall awarding quilts to  Veterans who now work with the Probation Dept. Then we headed back to Bellflower for our sew day to make more quilts and also awarded two other Veterans with quilts.

 

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starting Oct

20170923_091503  Oct 1 we had a quilt award

Oct 5 we made quilts

Oct 7 we had a quilt presented at a family reunion 22496932_10210232157747412_991707782_o

Oct 12 we made even more quilts

A quilt was awarded on the 13th, but no photo yet. More quilts made on the 19th.

ON 10/20 one of our quilts was presented in TX

 

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We awarded 3 quilts and made more on 9/21.

9/28 we made evne more quilts….now to find long-arm volunteers to quilt all of these so we can fulfill our requests!

9/30 we had a booth at the Bellflower Car Show and awarded 6 Veterans with quilts

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Week 1 of Sept

9/1 I took 5 quilts to LBVA, I have a photo of one from a previous group.IMG_2162

9/2 another quilt presented.  2017-09-07 11.27.08

9/7 we awarded a quilt and the 50 year Vietnam pin and made quilts.

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August is over…very busy

IMG_9040.JPGWe had two quilts presented at the OC SAR 50 year anniversary picnic.

8/24 we had our sew day. A Veteran came to get his quilt awarded. Then I left to go to LBVA to do a group of PTSD Veterans quilts. Back to sew day. Then off to Anaheim car show to do another quilt.

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8/27 One of my volunteers surprised two friends with quilts

8/28 went to Lake Elsinore to buy fabric. It was 111 degrees and then rain. Stopped for lunch at Pints & Quarts….OMG8-28 P&Q chichen sandwich

8/30 Bike Night at Cypress American Legion and 4 quilts awarded

8/31 Sew day and 5 quilts awarded. That finishes this month!! Total awards so far this year 242 quilts.

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mid-August was busy

Lynn surprised her brother in WA with his quilt at a family reunion

Another of my volunteers had friends who both serve. She presented their quilts 8/13 before the husband was shipped out.

8/17 we had a Vietnam Veteran and member of Buffalo Soldiers get his quilt and the 50 year anniversary pin for Vietnam. AND, we made quilt, imagine that! We had a lot of people on vacation, so it was a slow day.

8/18 we drove to Jurupa to  attend an SAR meeting. One of my volunteers, Uni and a 15 year old student entertained us with Korean dancing and we awarded 3 quilts.

 

 

 

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Start of August

8/3 we started our sew days at a new location–Thompson Park in Bellflower, We had LOTS more room and light to create these quilts:

8/8 one of our volunteers made a quilt for her WWII Dad

8/9 2pm a visit to LBVA Combat Vets PTSD therapy & present quilts (3 were Purple Heart)

8/9 another visit to LBVA Combat PTSD group at 5pm

8/10 we made quilts and presented another one. We surprised him, even though they brought a lot of the family. And, I made a quilt to be used to raise money for Honor Flight Southland.

8/12 one more presentation.  IMG_8972

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