We had a WWII Veteran who happened to be the father of one of my Volunteers. We surprised a female Navy Veteran with a quilt at a breakfast meeting at church. And we had a POW get his quilt along with a couple of special order quilts.
We took Thanksgiving to be with our families and friends. Then on the 30th, we were back to quilt making and one of our quilts was #4,500! Our group has made and presented more quilts than the average state!
So ends our month with a year to date total of 448 quilts given!
Quilts chosen by 72 Veterans!
:Nov 8 was Kaiser Hospice in Downey-two quilts awarded, no photos yet.
Nov 9 was quilt making, and 4 quilts in San Bernardino with the Mayor in attendance.
Nov 10 we had a Veteran’s luncheon at Cottonwood Church. Only one of the Veterans was there to have his quilt awarded. He is a motorcycle enthusiast and this quilt had motorcycle posters on it!
Nov 11 we had three events, so I’ll split them up. SAR in Orange county 1 quilt.OCCSAR Quilt Presentation Nov.__ 2017
That evening was three more in Orange.
A couple of quilts from Oct did not get their photos posted, so here we are….
Then there is Nov….Nov 2 we made quilts and presented one.
Nov 3 I was in Irvine for the SAR Congress (Sons of the American Revolution) 4 quilts, too
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.
Oct 1 we had a quilt award
Oct 5 we made quilts
Oct 7 we had a quilt presented at a family reunion
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
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