Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mother’s Day and More…Gift-Giving that Supports the Troops!

It’s that time of year again! Time to honor mothers everywhere on May 8! And soon many of us will also celebrate graduations and other special events — weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and more! Why not combine the joy of these occasions … Continue reading

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Keeping the Troops COOL with Cool-Ties!

IT’S GETTING HOT! No doubt about it: It’s heating up again in  Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Africa — and in other places where our troops are hard at work! Although we encourage year-round knitting of winter scarves and hats, those items won’t be … Continue reading

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Making Scarves: How To’s and Tips!

Interested in using your time and talents to crochet, knit or sew handmade treasures for the troops? Here are instructions and tips…followed by some inspiration from the troops themselves — they LOVE getting these gifts in their care packages!  Denyse’s “Length-Wise … Continue reading

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Scarves for Troops: Spring 2011 Update!

Today’s blogpost is brought to you by our gifted and talented Scarves for Troops project coordinator, Elaine Campbell (pictured, right): Hello! To start out, we want to share some correspondence from our Heroes, reminding us who we are doing this for and … Continue reading

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L.A. Mud Run: Get Down and Dirty for the Troops!

GET “DOWN & DIRTY” FOR THE TROOPS! APRIL 16 & 17, 2011 Run through the mud, mud and more mud in this military style 5K and 10K off-road trail course! The Merrell Down & Dirty National Mud Run Series presented by Subaru … Continue reading

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