Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Stitch The National 9/11 Flag

Jerry Odom is a DAR member and co-chair of the Veteran’s committee for the Brunswick Town Chapter of the DAR. Ella Maugans nominated Jerry to be an Official Stitcher for The National 9/11 Flag at the annual 4th of July Ceremony in Southport, NC. Jerry is an active member of her community working with her church, missions, teaching, sewing, quilting and for her involvement with the DAR and Veterans. Photographs in this article were contributed by Ella Maugans.
Jerry Odom, (center) on a float with other local service heroes who were nominated to make a stitch on the flag.

Jerry Odom making a stitch on the flag.

Southport fireman, Charles Brice was nominated  to make a stitch on the 9/11 Flag by DAR member Brenda Birmelin. Chares has been one of the key crocheters who have made many lap blankets for retired veterans in Fayetteville, NC. He has been recognized by the DAR  as second place award for Community Service for the stateof North Caroina. He also was recognized for his efforts from the State of North Carolina.  Rick Sessa, Southport resident and member of the American Legion Post 454 also nominated Charles as an ourstanding citizen to make a stitch on the flag.

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