Veterans receive Quilts of Valor

Quilts of Valor presented to three local Veterans

On Memorial Day, Monday afternoon the Nelson Community Center was filled with the friends and family of Ken Hamel, Darrell Jensen and Norman Reeve, as these veterans were presented with Quilts of Valor by Barb Harris-Sole. Barb was a member of the Nelson community for many years and in retirement has made Quilts of Valor her mission. She has made 29 of these quilts and has been a part of the ceremony many times as a member of the Hastings Quilt Guild. After explaining the origin of Quilts of Valor and their purpose, as well as each veteran's branch of service, length of service, and rank at th...

 

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