November 25, 2022
QUILT OF VALOR honorarium
A personalized Quilt of Valor was presented to Dustin Harrison, Army Veteran with three tours to Middle East with the 3rd BN 75th Ranger RGT to honor his service to our country. Approximately 20 of his friends and family gathered at the Greater Middletown Military Museum the day after Thanksgiving 2022 to make the presentation.
A representative quilter gave a history of the Quilt of Valor movement, related how many busy hands were involved in each quilt and that many thousands of these quilts have been made and presented across the country. This quilt was presented on behalf of Nutmeg State Blue Star Mothers, CT5, several were in attendance during this special presentation ceremony. Louise Sapia was the presenter assisted by Jackie El-Hachem and Cathy Hodlin who had made this quilt.
Military Vehicles and Cars of the War Era Concours’ – July 23, 2022
This was our 2nd Annual Concours’ at the Museum. It was a successful fund raiser and an opportunity to showcase the Greater Middletown Military Museum in Middletown’s Veterans Park.
A special thanks to our Exhibitors who brought their vehicles, to the volunteers from Eversource and our Museum staff who were there to run the show, and to our sponsors, PLATINUM – Eversource, GOLD – Home Team Supply, as well as Neil’s Donuts (delicious), Price Chopper, Sign-Mart and Jersey Mike’s (great box lunches).