VA Project Mar 1 by Pat Harvey

Loose Bead Society volunteers Karen Weinberg, Shirley Fishman, Suzanne Wegner, Lorene Dalsant, Deb Dunn and Debra Karius gave a hands-on class at the Veterans Craft Center on March 1. We showed the veterans how to make a paracord bracelet using a fixture. Twenty-one vets signed up for the class! Fortunately, our volunteers brought a few extra fixtures and we could accommodate about 15 veterans.

Everyone had a blast! All the veterans went home with a bracelet--one student made 3 bracelets. They really appreciated our class and asked us to come back again and demonstrate more stitches.

After everyone left, we even helped Marissa Straub, the VA Craft Coordinator, who made a red/white bracelet in honor of the Wisconsin Badgers.

If you would like to participate in future VA classes, e-mail Pat Harvey, Community Service co-chair, to get on the mailing list.

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