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Brunswick veteran presented Quilt of Valor


December 17, 2020

Sandy Schroth

Honored service • Austin Pittet, of Brunswick, receives a registered Quilt of Valor. (back l-r): Brunswick Auxiliary president Linda Wahrer and vice president Janet Todd made the presentation, Dec. 5.

Austin Pittet of Brunswick was presented a Quilt of Valor by Brunswick's Verner A. Baird American Legion Post 357 and the Brunswick Auxiliary during the organizations' annual Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Brunswick Fire Hall meeting room.

The quilt was presented by auxiliary president Linda Wahrer and vice president Janet Todd, who crafted the quilt, which she recorded with the Quilts of Valor Foundation.

A Quilt of Valor is a handmade quilt awarded to a service member or veteran who has been touched by war.

According to the foundation's website, "The quilt says unequivocally, '...

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