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Local veteran gifted with commemorative quilt

Posted at 11:08 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 00:13:56-04

A group in Abbeville are showing veterans their appreciation with a dinner.

Woodmen Life Chapter 7 also presented Dwyer J. Griffin, 82, with a Quilt of Valor to thank him for his service.

Quilts of Valor is a nationwide organization founded in 2003. Their mission is to present service members and veterans with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. Thus far, the group has gifted over 124,000 quilts.