(ran West, Beach editions)
Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that provides love and comfort to children across the country who are seriously ill or facing other problems, will hold Make a Blanket Day on Saturday.
Project Linus and A Creative Embroidery Shop, 527 49th St. S, St. Petersburg, invite quilt guilds, sewing clubs, schools and experienced sewers to help make quilts, afghans and fleece blankets.
Since last February, Project Linus has donated more than 1,400 blankets to organizations such as CASA, Ronald McDonald House, Alpha House and child protection services in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. Call (727) 323-1414 or go online to www.janome.com or www.projectlinus.org.