Hilltoppers hand out Quilts of Valor to veterans at Maurice Car’rie

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A group of U.S. military veterans that received Quilts of Valor from the Hilltoppers quilting group Saturday, Nov. 9, pose for a group photo at Maurice Car’rie Winery. Jeff Pack photo
More than two dozen United States military veterans received quilts from members of the Hilltoppers quilt group as part of the Quilts of Valor presentation event held Saturday, Nov. 9, at Maurice Car’rie Winery. “We had more veterans this time than we've had ever before,” Dorothy Sheldrake of the Hilltoppers said. “There’s still so many more that we want to award quilts to. There were several here today that were here to support their friends.” The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation, which oversees the work of local and regional groups like the Hilltoppers, is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. As roughly 100 friends, family members and visitors to the winery watched on, each veteran was called to th
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