Regional quilters donate to JOY Fellowship charity auction _lowres

Photo provided by Bay Oaks Quilt Guild - JOY Quilt Auction volunteers, standing from left, Pat Vickers and Gerri Martin, accept 15 quilts donated by Bay Oaks Quilt Guild members, seated, Sue Rountree, Bill Bodine and Cathy O’Flynn.

Bay Oaks Quilt Guild, based in Diamondhead, Mississippi, donated 15 charity quilts to the JOY Quilt Auction recently held in Slidell.

This is the 35th year for the auction, which is held at the Lamb of God Lutheran Church.

Last year’s event raised $16,200. This year, funds raised will be donated to STARC, Community Christian Concern, Mount Olive Feeding Ministry, NAMI-St. Tammany and the Caring Center.