Quilts of Valor at the Gems of the Prarie Quilt Show
Thursday, September 24, 2015, 8:45 P.M.
The Gems of the Prairie Quilters are pleased to announce the presentation of two Quilts of Valor to two local Viet Nam Veterans on Sunday, September 27th at our annual quilt show at the Peoria Civic Center in Hall D at 12:30 pm. Jan Copeland, West Central Illinois Quilts of Valor State Coordinator, will be in Peoria for the presentation.
The Quilts of Valor Foundation is a non-profit national organization founded in 2003. There mission statement is : “To cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor”
To date, 123,232 quilts have been awarded nationally. Please join us for this presentation to honor these brave veterans. Quilt show hours are 9-5 pm on Saturday, 11-4 pm on Sunday. General Admission $7. Military Members & Veterans with valid I.D. $4. For more information go to www.gemsoftheprairie.com To request a Quilt of Valor go to www.QOVF.org then “Request a QOV”