Tag: Quilts of Valor

Give me a “B,” a quilting bee

Comm - Quilts of valor 2016

American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 came out in numbers for their annual Quilts of Valor (QOV) Foundation quilting event. The mission of the QOV is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing quilts. From…

Veterans honored with Quilts of Valor

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Four local veterans were recently honored with Quilts of Valor. 
They are, from left, Peter W. Longo, Peter L. Longo, John Potter III and Charlie Bass.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer “Pride,” “freedom,” and “courage” are just several of over a dozen words inscribed on a quilt that Peter W. Longo of Southington received in honor of serving his country. From 1951 to 1954, Longo served…