Over the weekend of October 5-7th a group of Region 8 Quilts of Valor
Quilters met in Toccoa, Georgia to sew and to participate in
presentation of QOV’s to 12 Camp Toccoa WWII veterans.
was the training location for the paratroopers in preparation for the
of Europe and D-Day. The story of the Camp Toccoa soldiers
immortalized in the book and movie “Band of Brothers”.
children and it was Christmas morning! They loved the quilts and
attention from the quilters. The quilters were as inspired as
veterans were delighted. These living heroes, as Tom Brokow
“literally helped to save the world.”
We also boxed up 20 quilts
to send to Marcella’s destinations in
Afghanistan and Germany. For more
photos from the weekend check out our
facebook page: www.facebook.com/wartimequilters
Gordon & Anne Mixon, Region 8