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Community Service Projects - 2005
In addition to the Quilt Auction which raised almost $8,000 for American Red Cross hurricane relief and the 70 Christmas stockings that fulfilled the request of Franklin Co's Head Start program, the Guild provided the following items in 2005.

CASA Lynchburg - 20 bears
Amer. Red Cross/Katrina victims - 70 bears (plus quilt auction)
Rocky Mount Police Dept - 25 bears
Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept - 50 bears
Huddleston Rescue Squad - 10 bears
Bedford R.E.A.D. program - 20 dogs
Franklin Co. Hospice - 4 lap quilts
Bedford Hospice - 29 bears, 2 dogs, 20 lap quilts
Roanoke Rescue Mission - approximately 50 lbs. of toiletries
Franklin Co. Resource Center - 10 bears
Franklin Co. Head Start - 12 nap quilts, 20 hats, 20 gloves
Bedford Domestic Violence program- 7 laps quilts, 23 bears, 25 gloves, 29 hats, child's knitted sweater.

 In the fall of 2005 SOUTHSIDE BEE members of the Lake Quilters Guild donated "Critters" to the Children's Dept. of the Franklin County Library in Rocky Mount. Pictured holding the quilt is Teena Livsey of Union Hall. Bee members worked on the quilt for over a year. The quilt was designed by Betty Hatfield. The quilt will be a permanent display at the library.