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Sun City honors vets with Quilts of Valor

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The Honoring Our Veterans Club from Sun City Carolina Lakes and the Carolina Lakes Quilters presented Quilts of Valor to eight Korean War veterans in an Aug. 12 ceremony at the Sun City Lake House.

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The eight veterans are Earl Davis, Herbert Howe, Charlie McGrady, James O’Hara, Anthony Romano, Melvin Silverstein, Tom Vallaire and Julio Varone.

U.S. Air Force veteran Harvey Mayhill, regional coordinator for the Quilt of Valor Foundation, thanked each veteran for his service, while the quilters wrapped each in his quilt.

Quilts of Valor is a nonprofit foundation whose goal is to present handmade quilts to veterans to honor them for their sacrifices. Any veteran may be nominated by sending their name and contact information to Quilts of Valor Foundation, P.O. Box 191, Winterset, IA 50273; or by visiting the website, www.QoVF.org.