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By LuAnn Schindler

Veterans receive Quilts of Valor® during heartfelt ceremony in Clearwater


LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Recognized for service • Six individuals display Quilts of Valor® they received Friday, June 16, during a ceremony at the Clearwater American Legion. (l-r): Brett Rix, Lemoyne Ahlers, Adam Ahlers, Justin Ahlers, Eric Hemenway and Dan Roeber accepted the quilts from Eileen Krumbach, of Shelby. She is part of the Stars, Stripes and Stitches QoV group.

Six veterans with local ties to the Clearwater community found themselves wrapped in warmth, Friday, as they received a Quilt of Valor® made by the Stars, Stripes and Stitches QoV group, based in Shelby.

Eileen Krumbach, a member of the quilter's group, presented each veteran with a color blanket. Local Legion Auxiliary members Kay Klabenes and Shirley Clinton draped the quilts around the soldiers' shoulders and thanked them for their service

Veterans present at the ceremony heard the story of Blue Star military mom, Catherine Roberts, whose dream of a soldier facing difficult times result...

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