The Hartselle Quilt Guild presents stockings to the Blue Star Mothers of Morgan County, which will be used in Christmas care packages for local soldiers. On hand for the presentation are, from left, Deana Johnson, Irma Lynch, Gerry Jones, Janis Temples, and Angela Wallace – president of the Blue Star Mothers. | Special to the Enquirer

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Guild donates stockings for soldier care packages

Published 10:37am Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Blue Star Mothers of Morgan County received a donation of 60 handmade, quilted stockings from the Hartselle Quilt Guild.

For the third year in a row, the members of the Quilt Guild have made and donated hand-made quilted stockings to the Blue Star Mothers. The stockings will be included in care packages, which will be shipped to deployed service members in time for Christmas.

The quilters made the presentation to the Blue Star Mothers at the October meeting, which was held on Tues., Oct. 2.

The Blue Star Mothers of Morgan County is a not-for-profit organization made up of mothers of military service personnel. Care packages are sent on a monthly basis to deployed military service personnel from Morgan County and the local North Alabama area. Donations of items to be shipped, and/or monetary donations for postage can be made directly to the Blue Star Mothers of Morgan County by mail at P.O. Box 712, Hartselle AL 35640, or at their website at http://www.bluestarmothersofmorgancounty.com/.

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