October 2, 2022

Quilts of Honor

Tres Pinos, CA – The San Benito County Fair is proud to host a Quilts of Honor ceremony on the fairgrounds, as a show of gratitude for local heroes who served our country and community.

The Pinnacles Quilters of San Benito County made and donated 24 quilts to deserving recipients.

2022 Quilts of Honor Recipients
David Abbott – Army
Jose Bernal – USMC
Freddy Chang – Navy
Christina Clark – Navy
Anthony Del Real – Air Force
Jon Garbini – Army
Jack Gifford – Army
Stephen D. Greer – Army
Walt Henzi – Army
Michael Kerk – Army Airborne
Greg Landy – USMC
Salvatore Lo Blue – Army (in Memoriam)
Michael Machado – Army and NG (in Memoriam)
Austin Mckinney – USMC
Alfred Morales – Army
Rudy Munoz – Army
Jose Ornelas Reynoso – USMC
Taylor Rivas – Army
Peter Torrecilla – Army
Pablo Favio Torres – Army (in Memoriam)
Christopher Waxler – Navy
John Wrobel – Air Force

2022 Hometown Heroes Recipients
Kevin Burley – Sheriff
David Westrick – Retired Police Chief, PIO

The event took place Sunday at 10:30 am on the Patio Stage.

Photos attached.

According to the Quilts of Honor website, the mission of Quilts of Honor is to bestow a universal symbol and token of thanks, solace, and remembrance to those who serve in harm’s way to protect and defend our lives and freedoms.  Quilts of Honor are made by the loving hands of countless volunteers who wish to thank those who have served and to honor their service and sacrifice.

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Contact: Katie Marzullo
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