Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
Quilts of Valor Presentation on November 8th

Quilts of Valor Presentation on November 8th

On Friday, November 8th in observance of Veterans Day Quilts of Valor (QOV) held a formal ceremony at the Service Federal Credit Union in Portsmouth to award four quilts to veterans.

Quilts of Valor (QOV) is a non-profit organization dedicated to covering service members and veterans “touched by war” with healing and comforting quilts.

Seacoast Sewing & Quilting is an official QOV quilt shop owned by Jill Patsfield. Volunteer sewers from Seacoast Sewing & Quilting QOV Group has been making quilts for this event for the past year. Awards of Appreciation was given to Jill Patsfield and Vickie Hurd for their continued dedication and support of the Bare Bones Quilters -QOV Group.

An opening prayer was led by Reverend Lee Elliott. QOV Group Leader Charlene Roche presented quilts to four veterans, three from Barrington: (Vietnam) Air Force SMSgt Mark Duwain Longus, (Iraq) Army National Guard Medevac Pilot,1st Lieutenant Jessica Zilm, (MiddleEast) MSgt Gregory Friend and (Research/Rescue) Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Donald John O’Brien II.

If you know a veteran “touched by war” (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War, Iraq, etc) contact your local Quilts of Valor Group,, or on Facebook NH Quilts of Valor for more information.