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By Ben Muir 

Local quilting group continues veteran giveaways at Oktoberfest


November 9, 2017

Photo courtesy of Carol Kandoll

Marcy Gelhaus wins the Viewer's Choice Award at Rain Country Quilters quilt show at Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 25.

Rain Country Quilters showcased about 40 quilts at its annual quilt show at the recent Oktoberfest event. Also included were antique quilts dating back to the Civil War.

Rita Byrer, who's with Rain Country Quilters, estimated the group raised more than $700 through a silent auction in the high school library. That number will be confirmed at a meeting next year, at which they will decide what Petersburg organization a portion of the money should be donated to.

Marcy Gelhaus was given the Viewer's Choice Award, which was decided by folks who viewed and voted on the quilts at Oktoberfest....

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