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    Crafting ceramic cups for vets

    U.S. Marines veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool crafts ceramic cups under the watchful eye of veterans Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals in Norwich. Friday was the first of a series of daylong ceramics workshops in Norwich, first at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals, 24 Stott Ave., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, on Monday and Tuesday. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans and military personnel are invited to bring their insignia or personal memorabilia items to be fashioned onto custom-made ceramic cups made on site. Or they can choose from the large collection of insignia veterans and service members have given Tool over the years. The cups will be fired in the kilns at each location to be picked up later when ready þÄî at no charge. Tool's visit is sponsored by the Norwich World War I Memorial Committee. Tool will make a number of cups especially for the committee to sell as a fundraiser for the effort to restore a WWI German howitzer, a captured war prize. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

    Crafting ceramic cups for vets

    U.S. Marines veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool crafts ceramic cups under the watchful eye of veterans Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals in Norwich. Friday was the first of a series of daylong ceramics workshops in Norwich, first at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals, 24 Stott Ave., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, on Monday and Tuesday. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans and military personnel are invited to bring their insignia or personal memorabilia items to be fashioned onto custom-made ceramic cups made on site. Or they can choose from the large collection of insignia veterans and service members have given Tool over the years. The cups will be fired in the kilns at each location to be picked up later when ready þÄî at no charge. Tool's visit is sponsored by the Norwich World War I Memorial Committee. Tool will make a number of cups especially for the committee to sell as a fundraiser for the effort to restore a WWI German howitzer, a captured war prize. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    U.S. Marines veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool imprints a logo in a ceramic cups during a ceramics workshop Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals in Norwich. Friday was the first of a series of daylong ceramics workshops in Norwich, first at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals, 24 Stott Ave., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, on Monday and Tuesday. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans and military personnel are invited to bring their insignia or personal memorabilia items to be fashioned onto custom-made ceramic cups made on site. Or they can choose from the large collection of insignia veterans and service members have given Tool over the years. The cups will be fired in the kilns at each location to be picked up later when ready þÄî at no charge. Tool's visit is sponsored by the Norwich World War I Memorial Committee. Tool will make a number of cups especially for the committee to sell as a fundraiser for the effort to restore a WWI German howitzer, a captured war prize. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    U.S. Marines veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool crafts ceramic cups under the watchful eye of U.S. Army veteran Peter Sorensen, of Mystic, Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals in Norwich. Friday was the first of a series of daylong ceramics workshops in Norwich, first at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals, 24 Stott Ave., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, on Monday and Tuesday. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans and military personnel are invited to bring their insignia or personal memorabilia items to be fashioned onto custom-made ceramic cups made on site. Or they can choose from the large collection of insignia veterans and service members have given Tool over the years. The cups will be fired in the kilns at each location to be picked up later when ready þÄî at no charge. Tool's visit is sponsored by the Norwich World War I Memorial Committee. Tool will make a number of cups especially for the committee to sell as a fundraiser for the effort to restore a WWI German howitzer, a captured war prize. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    U.S. Marines veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool crafts ceramic cups under the watchful eye of veterans Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals in Norwich. Friday was the first of a series of daylong ceramics workshops in Norwich, first at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals, 24 Stott Ave., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, on Monday and Tuesday. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans and military personnel are invited to bring their insignia or personal memorabilia items to be fashioned onto custom-made ceramic cups made on site. Or they can choose from the large collection of insignia veterans and service members have given Tool over the years. The cups will be fired in the kilns at each location to be picked up later when ready þÄî at no charge. Tool's visit is sponsored by the Norwich World War I Memorial Committee. Tool will make a number of cups especially for the committee to sell as a fundraiser for the effort to restore a WWI German howitzer, a captured war prize. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    U.S. Marines veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool crafts ceramic cups Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals in Norwich. Friday was the first of a series of daylong ceramics workshops in Norwich, first at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals, 24 Stott Ave., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, on Monday and Tuesday. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans and military personnel are invited to bring their insignia or personal memorabilia items to be fashioned onto custom-made ceramic cups made on site. Or they can choose from the large collection of insignia veterans and service members have given Tool over the years. The cups will be fired in the kilns at each location to be picked up later when ready þÄî at no charge. Tool's visit is sponsored by the Norwich World War I Memorial Committee. Tool will make a number of cups especially for the committee to sell as a fundraiser for the effort to restore a WWI German howitzer, a captured war prize. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
    A veteran examines a finished ceramic cup by U.S. Marines veteran and ceramic artist Ehren Tool during a ceramic workshop Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals in Norwich. Friday was the first of a series of daylong ceramics workshops in Norwich, first at the Veterans Rally Point at Easter Seals, 24 Stott Ave., on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, on Monday and Tuesday. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans and military personnel are invited to bring their insignia or personal memorabilia items to be fashioned onto custom-made ceramic cups made on site. Or they can choose from the large collection of insignia veterans and service members have given Tool over the years. The cups will be fired in the kilns at each location to be picked up later when ready þÄî at no charge. Tool's visit is sponsored by the Norwich World War I Memorial Committee. Tool will make a number of cups especially for the committee to sell as a fundraiser for the effort to restore a WWI German howitzer, a captured war prize. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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