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Kings Point Quilters support veterans from the heart

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The Kings Point Quilters celebrate Veterans Day throughout the year from their own hearts and hard work.

The Kings Point Quilters celebrate Veterans Day throughout the year from their own hearts and hard work. The club spends each year working on charity quilts with the Veteran’s Hospital in Tampa being their primary focus, making red, white and blue-themed quilts for veterans at the hospital. Club members speak of being overwhelmed by how much receiving their own quilt can mean to a veteran. The Kings Point Quilters meet every Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the North Clubhouse at Kings Point. For more information call Sandy Nunn at 813-642-8961.

Veterans Day Parade in Ruskin:

Ruskin VFW Post 6287 will hold their annual Veterans Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 12, beginning at 11 a.m. The parade will run down U.S. Highway 41. Events recognizing veterans will also be held in Sun City Center beginning on Friday. Although the Ruskin VFW parade will be held on Saturday, Veterans Day actually falls on Friday, Nov. 11 this year. The holiday began as the anniversary of the ending of World War I, which formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.

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