Category Archives: Quilts of Valor

Quilts of Valor


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  Thank you for all you did! Here are the numbers, we made 296 quarter stars that will make 69 star blocks which will make almost 6 quilts. The 9 patch blocks that we turn into a split 9 patch we made 350. that will make 12 quilts. You are all awesome!! Many hands make light work.  We will bring in to show when we get them assembled. So again thank you and the vets thank you. So a second […]

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Quilts of Valor


THANK YOU THANK YOU, To all who helped make Sunday, November 6th a great success. We ended up awarding 66 quilts. I have 12 that need to be delivered yet. Some of those were in the hospital, some were ill, some were out of town. It was a very emotional day full of love, laughter and tears. The Chordbusters did an amazing job as usual. Thank you to Clayton for being the emcee. I couldn’t do this without him! To […]

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Quilts of Valor Presentation


We recently passed the 15 year mark for 9-11. Our hearts go out to those that lost their lives that day, to those who ran into those buildings to save them, to those that are left behind, and to the many soldiers that have fought the fight since. MAY WE NEVER FORGET!! The Quilts of Valor are to thank and honor those veterans and service men and women for a thankless job and their families for their sacrifice. The Quilts of […]

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Quilts of Valor


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Well the first month at the new location went well. A nice large room and kitchen available with a lot of light. YEAH! Here’s where we are at with the list of quilts: we needed 14 for the Le Claire vets and that is complete, so thank you thank you. Now to just get them delivered. That leaves 89 names still on my list. So our work is never done! The vets and I thank you for all that you […]

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July Schedule Changes and Reminders


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There are several schedule changes in July: Charity Quilts – no meeting in July (originally scheduled for Thursday, July 14) Fiber Arts – afternoon meeting moved to Eastern Avenue Branch of the Davenport Public Library (July only) EQ Club – will be meeting on the THIRD Wednesday, July 20 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Eastern Avenue Branch of the Davenport Public Library Quilts of Valor – new location reminder – the group will meet from 9:00 a.m. to […]

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New Location for Quilts of Valor


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Well thank you all for the event in May. From making the quilts, baking cookies, volunteering, etc. It was a huge success. We gave out 74 that day, I gave 4 more to be delivered by Wed, and 15 on Thursday in Andover, Ill. Another was given the following Sunday to a private donation. I cannot do this without all of you, so thank you thank you for all you do for our vets! Quilts of Valor will be moving […]

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Quilts of Valor


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Thank you thank you, the quilts for May 22nd are at my house–all 86 of them. They will disappear soon, I think I need to add on a room!! These are very rewarding for us as well as the vets. So thank you in advance for the help and the cookies. Any questions about QOV please call me. Thanks again for all you do for the vets, Terry Austin QC QOV

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Cookies Needed for Quilts of Valor Ceremonies


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The Quilt of Valor ceremonies will be held on Sunday, May 22nd.  We would like to plan for two nice receptions for the 86 recipients. As of today, we are 15 dozen cookies short of providing for the reception.  If you can donate cookies, PLEASE contact Clayton Peterson, via phone or email.  

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Quilts of Valor – May Presentation Ceremonies


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Mark your calendars today for: Quilts of Valor Presentation Ceremonies May 22, 2016 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Davenport Masonic Center 511 Veterans Memorial Parkway Davenport, IA  52807 There are a total of 74 recipients. We are looking for volunteers to bring cookies to the event. Sign-up sheets will be available at the May 3 regular Guild meetings. Hope to see you there! Terry Austin  

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Quilts of Valor


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Well you are all amazing!! I have 75 names on the May 22nd list. The invites will go out the last week of April or first week of May. I then have 80 more names on the list to finish out this year. I have all for the 75 in various stages. When this event is done we can start on the balance of the names. Phew!!You all surprise me and I am always overwhelmed. So don’t forget we will […]

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