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Eight Quilts of Valor awarded
United States Army veteran Robert C. Dunavan was awarded a Quilt of Valor from Golden Plains Quilts of Valor on Dec. 30, 2016, at the American Legion Post 180 in Great Bend. The quilt top was made by Chloe Gibson, Roberts granddaughter, and quilting was by Amy Schartz Mellor. From left: Beau Brough, Chloe Gibson, Robert Dunavan, Boe Levingston, Amy Schartz Mellor and Bob Jarmer. - photo by Courtesy photos

Eight area veterans were presented with handmade Quilts of Valor on Dec. 30, 2016, at Great Bend’s Argonne American Legion Post 180. The quilts are made by volunteers from the Golden Plains Quilts of Valor.