Quilts of Valor

CRESCO - Twenty Quilts of Valor were given to veterans at the ceremony on Aug. 21 during Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest. It took place in the Harvest Tent, which was a blessing with the overcast skies. The event started with Nate Thorson giving the opening prayer. Jayne Jensen led the crowd in singing...
Front: Jill Fredrickson, William Walker and Jenny Hackman. Middle: James Perry, Keith Slifka, Vincent Kappes, James Kuennen, John O’Byrne,  Gary Buckley and Loren Alexander. Back: Nathan Ferrie, Kenneth Hebrink, Bruce Blaser, John Langreck, Doug Smith and Joel Hackman. See more in this week's paper.
CRESCO - National Sew Day for Quilts of Valor Workshop will be held Friday and Saturday,  Feb. 1 and 2 at the Weed Patch Retreat Center in Cresco. The hours are Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring sewing machines, fabric, patterns, or just yourself if you don't have these....
CRESCO - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4561 and American Legion Post 135 hosted the 12th annual Veterans Banquet Saturday, honoring those who served in the United States military.  Sixteen individuals received Quilts of Valor at the event in appreciation for their service. VFW Post Commander...
  CRESCO - Sprinkles turned a little heavy and forced the Quilts of Valor program to move from the courthouse lawn to the American Legion building across the street. Sandy Thorson, who is the Northeast Iowa coordinator for Quilts of Valor explained how the idea was founded. In 2003, Catherine...

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