Central Kansas Thread Benders Quilt Guild announced the 2019 Opportunity Quilt winner is Denise Smith of Pampa, Texas. She purchased the winning ticket while she was in Great Bend for the 2019 Great Bend Farm & Ranch Expo. Money raised through the Opportunity Quilt ticket sales fund the club’s TLC Program. Member made quilts that are given to families who have experienced a disaster such as fire, tornado and flooding, and to children with cancer. Members of the club have also made many other items to benefit the people in our community with the TLC program proceeds. The Central Kansas Thread Benders Quilt Guild meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of each month at the Heartland Community Church, 4907 10th St. in Great Bend. Guests are welcome.