Veterans Day quilts

Messenger photos by Linda Dillman
Canal Winchester veterans were honored on Nov. 12 with a breakfast, parade, ceremony at Stradley Park. They also received handmade quilts courtesy of the Quilters on the Canal organization. Mark Burns, left, a retired active duty and reserve Air Force pilot who lives in Canal Winchester received one of quilts from Quilters on the Canal member Karen Nichols. Nichols’ son is a Navy Seal and she coordinated the veterans quilt giveaway.
Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Andrew Minette, center, who served in Afghanistan, was the recipient of a handmade quilt crafted by members of Canal Winchester’s Quilters on the Canal and presented to veterans during the city’s annual Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 12. Pictured left to right are: Sandy Hardesty, Carol Lowe, Minette and Sharyn Evans.
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