New Year’s babies receive their quilts

Morgan Heather Walker is the first baby girl born in the Clearwater area in 2020. She arrived Jan. 18 weighing 6 pounds 13 ounces. The proud parents are Jessica and Graham Walker. Morgan has two big brothers - Mason and Liam. Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented them with a hand made quilt by Carol Pastorek and a lovely hooded sweater knit by Sue Ludtke. We wish them all lots of love and laughter in the years to come. Congratulations. (L-r) Sue Ludtke, Graham Walker, Morgan Walker, Jessica Walker and Carol Pastorek. Photo submitted
On Jan. 20 the Clearwater Hospital Auxiliary presented Sam and Brooke Coghlan, the parents of the first baby boy born in the Clearwater area in 2020, with a beautiful quilt. It was handmade by Carol Pastorek. Sue Ludtke also presented them with a lovely hooded sweater she knit. Silas River Coghlan is a true New Years’ baby having been born Jan. 1, 2020. Silas also has a big sister, 2-year-old Ruby. The Auxiliary wishes the lovely family all the best in the years to come. (L-r) Sam, Ruby, Brooke and Silas Coghlan. Photo submitted

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