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News Community Veterans presented with Quilts of Valor

The Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild and the Quilts of Valor continued their mission of covering “all those service members and veterans touched by war,” with a quilt presentation to two members of American Legion Post 108. William Trapani is a Navy Corpsman who served in Korea.

Joe Foreman is a U.S. Merchant Marine veteran of World War II and served in Korea and Vietnam. Region Eight of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is directed by coordinator Susan Gordon and consists of quilters from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

The Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild is the local guild in Franklin and including the two quilts presented to Foreman and Trapani, have given a total of 371 quilts since the chapter was first formed in 2008.

Pictured are Christine Jason, Foreman, Trapani, Carlie Nichols, and Kathy Cochran.





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