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         IMH AUXILIARY KICKS-OFF ANNUAL QUILT RAFFLE
                     AT MILFORD FUN DAYS
DATE:                  JUNE 18, 2009

                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Milford, Illinois— The Iroquois Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is kicking off its Annual Quilt
Raffle at Milford Fun Days on Saturday,
June 20th. The Auxiliary will have a
booth from 11AM-2:30 PM in the
Welcome Center at the Milford Park.

This year’s quilt is a Dresden Plate
pattern—which was one of the most
popular quilt patterns throughout the
1920s and 1930s. It consists of blocks
of fabric sewn in a series of circulating
“petals” with flat sides.

The quilt was purchased from a local
group, the Knot Just Quilters. The
blocks were made by the Knot Just
Quilters; the setting and finishing was     Above: IMH Auxiliary members,
done by Carol Shortsleeve; and the          Reta Dowling (rt) and Dalia
quilting was done by the Donovan            Laucius show off this year’s quilt
United Methodist Quilters.                  that will be raffled.
                                            On right: The IMH Auxiliary is
Tickets for the Quilt Raffle will be on     also holding a raffle for Chrissa,
sale at Milford Fun Days and at other       an American Girl Doll. Tickets
community celebrations throughout the       will be available at Milford Fun
summer. They can also be purchased in       Days.
the IMH Auxiliary Gift Shop at Iroquois Memorial Hospital. Proceeds go to
support scholarships, the purchase of patient care equipment and building
and expansion projects at IMH. The drawing for the quilt and the doll will
be held later in the year during the IMH Auxiliary Gift Shop Holiday Open
House.

In a related story……
Staff from Iroquois Memorial Hospital and the IMH Milford Clinic will be on hand in the
Welcome Center at Milford Fun Days on Saturday, June 20th from 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM to
conduct free health screenings. This will include Blood Pressure, Glucose and Cholesterol. The
public is invited to stop by and take advantage of these valuable health screenings.

				
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