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Quilters hit century mark

Quilters hit century mark

CROWN POINT | Barb Atkinson is 80 and proud to still be quilting after 16 years as one of the dedicated members of the Trinity Quilters at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Quilt proves Readers are Leaders

Quilt proves Readers are Leaders

LOWELL | Readers are Leaders, a machine-pieced quilt, was recently donated to the library by Carole and John Sutton in the memory of their longtime friend, Dick Keithley.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Retired Lt. Col. Robert Barnes, center, sits for a group picture with members of the Army National Guard 713th Engineer Company on Dec. 8 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. Barnes, who served in the Navy during World War II, received a quilt from the Quilts of Valor organization along with…

December 29, 2012 4:59 pm
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Members of the Indiana Army National Guard's 713th Engineer Company were presented with quilts from the Quilts of Valor organization Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. The quilts are given to servicemen and women with the intention of comforting those impacted by war. The unit l…

December 08, 2012 4:59 pm
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Members of the Indiana Army National Guard's 713th Engineer Company sit for a group portrait Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. They were presented with quilts from the Quilts of Valor organization, which are given to servicemen and women who have been impacted by war. The natio…

December 08, 2012 4:58 pm
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Robert Barnes, 89, of Valparaiso, commander of the 113th Engineer Battalion in 1945, received a quilt from the Quilts of Valor organization. The quilts were given during a ceremony Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.

December 08, 2012 4:58 pm
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Members of the Indiana Army National Guard's 713th Engineer Company sit for a group portrait Saturday during a ceremony held at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. Also included in the photograph were Robert Barnes, a World War II veteran, and Vietnam War veteran Richard Martin.

December 08, 2012 4:59 pm
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Members of the Indiana Army National Guard's 713th Engineer Company stand in formation Saturday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. The soldiers were presented with quilts from the Quilts of Valor organization.

December 08, 2012 4:58 pm
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Di Richards, Indiana state coordinator for the Quilts of Valor Foundation, holds a quilt for Capt. Cecil Pendleton III, company commander of Indiana Army National Guard's 713th Engineer Company, on Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. At far right is Ruth Ann Gapen, of Crown Point…

December 08, 2012 4:58 pm
Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Retired Lt. Col. Robert Barnes, center, sits for a group picture with members of the Army National Guard 713th Engineer Company on Saturday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. Barnes, who served in the Navy during World War II, received a quilt from the Quilts of Valor organization along wi…

December 08, 2012 4:59 pm
Quilts honor Guard members' service

Quilts honor Guard members' service

This quilt includes the name of every soldier who served with the Indiana National Guard's 713th Engineer Company, including six who died in serevice. It is among more than 100 quilts on display in the Chapel of Resurrection at Valparaiso University.

December 05, 2012 1:41 pm
Quilts honor Guard members' service

Quilts honor Guard members' service

More than 100 handmade quilts are on display in the Chapel of Resurrection at Valparaiso University. These quilts are for members of the Indiana National Guard 713th Engineer Company based in Valparaiso. The Quilts of Valor organization made the quilts for the unit in honor of its members' s…

December 05, 2012 1:40 pm
Quilts honor Guard members' service

Quilts honor Guard members' service

More than 100 handmade quilts are on display in the Chapel of Resurrection at Valparaiso University, honoring the service of the Indiana National Guard 713th Engineer Company based in Valparaiso.

December 05, 2012 1:39 pm
Church women show warmth with quilts

Church women show warmth with quilts

GARY | Several ladies from Lutheran churches in Northwest Indiana make and provide bed quilts annually for the worldwide missions of the Lutheran World Relief and Human Care and other church agencies.

November 24, 2011 12:00 am
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