By Lane Gwinn
The Times 

Quilts of Valor for July 4th

 

Lane Gwinn

(left to right) Terry Herrin, Chuck Amerien, Linda Clarys, Gary Lowe, Josh Hoffaker, Wayne Bell, and Brian Black after the QOV ceremony.

DAYTON-Three local veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor at the War Memorial in Dayton on Independence Day. Quilts of Valor is a non-profit organization created in 2003. It has presented over 327,000 quilts to comfort service members and veterans touched by war.

Linda Clarys is a member of Quilts of Valor and has been creating quilts through the program for local veterans since 2019. She pieces and sews the quilts, with help from others, including a quilter who machine quilts the finished pieces. The quilts are colorful, intricately designed, and special.

The organization provides guidelines f...



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