Guild honors World War II veteran Picard

Howard Picard and his shipmates on the U.S.S. Pokomoke.

BREWSTER — Columbia River Quilt Guild honored World War II veteran Howard Picard with a special quilt.

The guild, with members from all over the quad-city area, gives quilts to area veterans as a way of recognizing and giving back to service men and women for their unwavering service to America.

Picard, from Brewster, was honored Oct. 30.

The complete story is available on newsstands now in the Nov. 10 issue of The Chronicle or online in our e-edition.

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