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.
One quilt got presented in Yucca Valley. Two quilts in Palm Desert (father & son)
July 24 we had 4 quilts for the LBVA PTSD Veterans
7/26 we had a demo booth at the Orange County Fair and got 5 more requests. The fair runs a challenge for people to make blocks, enter them, then they get donated to us to make quilts.
7/27 Made new quilts and presented two also. The retired MArine had on a cute t-shirt!
7/28 Veterans Game Night at Cottonwood Church and awarding of quilts. Hard to believe this first one served in WWII under Patton!
Seems like this was a very productive month!
7/16/17 Presented a quilt to a WWII female
7/19 two more presented in Riverside
7/20 we made LOTS of quilts and presented 4 more…one to a recent Veteran, one to a WWII Veteran, one Vietnam who wanted a Snoopy/Penauts quilt, and another female who wanted whales & dolphins.
7/12 one quilt awarded
7/13 LOTS more quilts made
7/14 another quilt awarded
After presenting quilts at the Independence day event, we starting making quilts again on 7/6 and also awarded a quilt.
July 7 & 8 two quilts were presented at the SAR convention
We drove to Riverside to do a group of 31 Veterans quilts. They had 5 WWII and all but one could come to the podium for their award. There were also 13 Korea Veterans. And, the rest were all Vietnam Veterans. They even had an Uncle Sam and a Betsy Ross in attendence.
Long Beach Living magazine did a story on us and even mentioned us on the front cover.
6/24 the Angel Light Academy honored my and my QOV group with an award called Above and Beyond (for people who are angels on earth doing good in the community.)
6/29 a quilt was presented at the Cypress American Legion
6/29 We got more press with Grunion Gazette
6/29 we also made quilts and presented quilts
That’s all for this month!