September 2014 Events

Penman Rd. Cleanup

Join us for the Tassone Park and Penman Rd. Cleanup on Saturday August 30 starting at 9 AM. We will doing this on the fourth Saturday of every month at 9 AM.

Labor Day Picnic

Please join us for the Annual Knights of Columbus Labor Day Picnic at the KofC Hall on Monday Sept 1, 2014 with Mass at Noon and the picnic to follow. Please bring a side dish to share. There will be outside activities such as Bocce ball, Croquet, and a water balloon battle for anyone interested.

Knights of Columbus Blood Drive

Help the Knights save lives. Join us for the Annual Blood Drive and Pancake Breakfast at St. Paul’s on Sunday Sept. 28 from 9 AM to 1 PM. There will be a free pancake breakfast and the Bloodmobile will be on site for anyone wishing to donate. It has been a fun and worthwhile event in the past. Watch your email or the Church Bulletin for more details.

September First Friday

Just as a reminder there will be a First Friday Mass and dinner on Sept. 5 with Mass beginning at 7 PM. Brother Todd Pace will be providing the entree. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.

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News From the Membership Committee Chairman – Tom King

Recruiting new members and re-engaging our current members are essential to the continued growth and well-being of our council. Offering a man membership in the Knights of Columbus gives him the opportunity to improve his own life and his community. Membership allows him to experience the fraternal bond that Knights share while growing closer to his family and faith.

The Membership Committee is committed to our growth and has already taken steps to actively recruit new members. Our entire Council will be involved in this effort which includes being more visible and actively promoting our good works at events like the Pancake Breakfast, Soccer Challenge, and possibly hosting social events like an Oktoberfest and NFL/College Game Day Socials.

Please join your brother Knights on the Membership Committee and offer your new ideas on how to drive membership (Deacon Tom Hughes, Ernie Florig, Gert Beltman, Gordon Scott and Pete Sapia)

Recruiting a new member can be as easy as asking him to join!

For membership info – please call Tom King (904) 614-0022

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Ronald McDonald House

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The Council has been a financial and hands-on supporter of Ronald McDonald House for many years, with in-house cooking for the evening meal on the fourth Saturday of each month throughout the year.

All Knights, wives, family members, widows, and friends, who are interested in preparing a simple, home-cooked meal, for approximately sixty people, are encouraged to volunteer for this community and youth special program. Most recipients of the dinner meals are families from out-of-town, who have seriously ill children hospitalized or receiving treatment at nearby Wolfson or Nemours Hospital.

If interested, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Ed Maxted at 233-8316. Ed attends all Council meetings at the hall and is also available at Wednesday Bingo. Cooks will be reimbursed for food purchases or a check may be issued in advance.

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