Cuddling Kids quilt drive under way

ST. MARYS – Quilts for babies and toddlers are being collected until March 31 as part of the Cuddling Kids project sponsored by Tangled Threads, a quilting supply store located on Erie Avenue in St. Marys."We are asking all quilters to look into their hearts and give to this wonderful project," said Emily Snelick, co-owner of Tangled Threads. "We are accepting any types of quilts - flannel, cotton, fleece, etc."Quilts may be dropped off at the store during their regular hours of operation, Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 am. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those with inquiries about the project may contact the store at 834-1168 or via email to Threads co-owner Tammy Cherry said the quilts will be distributed while supplies last to any child who is admitted to Elk Regional Health Center and transferred to a higher level of care. Following the completion of the project, the quilts will be presented to the hospital's emergency room. "We are looking for the support of the community to help make this project a success," Cherry added.Pick up a copy of the Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 edition of The Ridgway Record for more.