There are certain days that will long remain
in the collective memory of a Nation.
September 11th is one such day.
Congress approved a joint resolution on Oct 25, 2001 requesting that President George W. Bush designate September 11th of each year as “Patriot Day”, in memory of the 2,977 killed in the Sep 11, 2001 attacks. He signed it into law on Dec 18, 2001. Many Americans refer to the day simply as "Nine-Eleven (9/11)”.
On this date each year, the sitting president directs that the American flag be flown at half-staff at individual American homes, at the White House, and on all
"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." Harry S. Truman
As an authorized Quilts of Valor Group, we will try to do our part to provide comforting quilts that are a touch of home to combat personnel and veterans at the Poly-Trauma Unit of the James A. Haley VA Hospital. You are very welcome to join us on Friday, Sep 14th, at The Crafty Threads Quilt Shop, if you would like to be a part of this wonderful mission.