We are a busy bunch of quilters that strive to provide quilts as our small and humble way of saying "thanks" to our returning troops. Rita Pennington (firstname.lastname@example.org) is our "Drill Sergeant" and she keeps the (quilting) troops moving and motivated. We have 7 monthly sew-ins: St. Charles, Elgin, Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights, Crest Hill, Geneva and Montgomery. See side bar for more info.
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Thank a Veteran each and every day
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Another opportunity to Welcome Home a Veteran
Operation Welcome You Home is escorting a Veteran on
Sunday, November 17. If you're interested in presenting a quilt to this Veteran,
let me know. You can either be a part of where they set up which is at
the Home Depot on Rt 59 and they will go onto the AmVets on Jericho Rd.
in Aurora; or just be there at the AmVets in Aurora to present. They're
setting up at Home Depot at 12:30 and are expecting to arrive at AmVets
at 2:30. Andrew (Army) recently returned from Afghanistan in October.
These welcoming home ceremonies are also very impressive. Let me know
if you would like to do this. I think I'll be there.