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Edwards IL is just West of Peoria IL

For more information please call Butch at:

(309) 382-2779

or Fred at:

(309) 258-9372

http://www.7circlesheritage.org/calendar.htm

GATHERING of VETERANS FRIENDSHIP POWWOW

i

with

'Spirit of the Rainbow Singers'

and

'Eagle Ridge Singers'

Sep 18-20, 2009

at

Seven Circles Heritage Center

Click on link below for more information.

Veterans PowWow

'Quilt of Tears'

Will be on display courtesy of Illinois 40-8

[Click on link below for more info]

Agent Orange - Quilt of Tears

http://www.agentorangequiltoftears.com/OURSTORY.html

http://agentorangequiltoftears.com/ Can donate via Paypal..down the page look for DONATIONS. Can make it in Honor of a Agent Orange veteran.

http://www.agentorangequiltoftears.com/ThankYou.html

If you would like additional information or would like to contact the staff of Seven Circles Heritage Center you may do so in one of the following methods.

Contact Seven Circles at:

Telephone Number (309) 637-1046

Our mailing address is:

Seven Circles Heritage Center

8817 W. Southport Road

Edwards, IL 61528

Email links:

President - Fred Shelabarger

Treasurer - Linda Lane

Directions:

From Peoria , take I 74 west to the Kickapoo/Edwards exit.

Turn left and follow the signs toward Wildlife Prairie Park .When you reach the stop sign (just after railroad tracks in Edwards), turn left. This is State Rt. 8 (also known as Southport Rd ). Proceed east about 8/10 of a mile to the center. Turn left into drive.

5th Annual Gathering of Veterans PowWow

September 19 & 20, 2009

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Fun for the whole family!

â—Š Native American Dancing

â—Š Drumming

â—Š Art & Craft Vendors

◊ Children’s Crafts & Games, 12pm – 4pm Daily

â—Š Food Vendors Including Native Food

Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Campers/Tipis welcome.

PowWow takes place rain or shine.

No alcohol or drugs allowed. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Pets must be leashed.

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Seven Circles Heritage Center

8817 W. Southport Road

Edwards, ILÂ 61528

(North of Wildlife Prairie State Park)

Special Display of the “QUILT of TEARS†Exhibit

Saturday, 11am – 10pm

Sunday, Noon – 5pm

Grand Entry: Saturday > Noon & 6 pm, Sunday > 1 pm

Veterans–Free           Adults-$6        Seniors (62+)-$4        Children (6 -12)-$4

Weekend passes available at gate, call for group rates.

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Emcee – Leonard Malatere

Arena Director – TBA

Head Man – TBA

Head Lady – TBA

Head Veteran – TBA

Host Drum – Spirit of the Rainbow Singers

Invited Drums – Eagle Ridge Singers & Night Eagle

                                                                                                Â

Public Welcome

◊ Visit us at www.7circlesheritage.org            ◊ For more info call 309-637-1046

From: Gail Seward [mailto:luckycat542003@yahoo.com]

Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 7:15 AM

To: Colonel Dan

Subject: Quilt of Tears

Hi Colonel Dan,

just a note from Gail in Gibson City

Coming up in Edwards, Illinois Sep 19 & 20, 2009 @ Seven Circles Heritage Center

8817 W. Southport Rd

The 5th Annual Veterans Friendship Pow Wow

The Tazewell County 40 et 8 are sponsering the Agent Orange Quilt of Tears Display, my brother, Chris is chef de garde, and can be contacted: 1-309-242-5229

looking for donations to help with this project

Also, My deceased husband, Sgt. Harrison"Bud" Seward was a Agent Orange related death & I will be presenting my quilt block to Henry & Shiela Synder, overseers of Quilt of Tears, at this Pow Wow.

At present, I am taking my quilt block & using it as a tool to teach others about the project "Quilt of Tears"

I'm sending this info to you because you are working a Veteran's Advocate & you may have some idea how to help raise more funds & get the word out that the "Quilts" will be here in Sep

Thanks

Gail Seward

"Keep on, Keepin' on"

Dan Cedusky, Champaign IL "Colonel Dan"

See my web site at:

http://www.angelfire.com/il2/VeteranIssues/

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Alan,

If I lived within a few hours from there, I would go, it looks like it would be rewarding and fun.

t&b

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One of Hadits Members started the quilt of tears memorial and I saw it displayed in Abilene Texas. I think her name was Jennie and she was a wonderful woman who loved Veterans. She died a couple to three years ago.

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