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By Jana Mathia
Whitman County Gazette 

Quilts of Valor: Local quilters warm veterans

 

November 12, 2020

Jijl Mohr; Diana King; Doug Stubbe

Diana King

Jil Mohr, left, and Diana King, right, present Doug Stubbe with a quilt.

COLFAX - Although pandemic restrictions are putting a cap on gatherings, Whitman County veterans are still being honored in ceremonies giving them handmade quilts.

Quilts of Valor bestowed quilts to local veterans in recent months, with more coming this month. In the past, Quilts of Valor honored many veterans in one ceremony. Current guidelines are dictating smaller gatherings taking place more often.

Quilts are made by members of Whitman Samplers Quilters Guild. Anyone wishing to support the program can leave donations at Palouse River Quilts.

Quilts of Valor Foundation is a national org...



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