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Cedar Valley Quilt-A-Thon

At Grundy Center February 21

February 6, 2009
Reinbeck Courier

The 10th annual Cedar Valley Hospice Quilt-a-thon will be held Saturday, February 21 at the Grundy Center Community Building. Doors will open at 8:00 a.m., with the event continuing throughout the day. The Quilt-a-thon is organized by Debbie Poland, a member of the "Knot Sew Perfect Pieces" quilt group from Wellsburg.

Over 90 quilts were made last year and donated to Cedar Valley Hospice for distribution to CVH patients and families throughout Grundy and Tama counties.

Anyone may sponsor a quilt in memory or in honor of a loved one for $25. For sponsorship information or to volunteer, call Debbie Poland at (641) 485-6154, or call the Cedar Valley Hospice office in Grundy Center at (319) 824-3868.

Article Photos

Katherine Ackerman, of Clarksville, displays the quilt she completed at the 9th Annual Cedar Valley Hospice Quilt-a-thon.

Cedar Valley Hospice is, not-for-profit, multi-service agency, providing comprehensive palliative and end-of-life care to terminally ill individuals, support for patients' families, and services to those who grieve. Services through Cedar Valley Hospice are available to anyone suffering from any life-limiting illness, regardless of their age, diagnosis or ability to pay.

Grief support is available to anyone in the community struggling with the death of a loved one and is offered free of charge. Cedar Valley Hospice serves Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Grundy, parts of Fayette, Tama and surrounding counties. For 30 years, Cedar Valley Hospice has served our community and is grateful for the support of our 30th anniversary Champion Sponsors, Transport Permits, Warren Transport and Waterloo Implement. For more information, visit or call (800) 617-1972.



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