On Wednesday, May 8th, several members of the Family of Man Council hosted 99 Veterans, including 13 from WWII, who came to Washington from the Chicago area. Three of our Brothers accompanied the Veterans throughout their visit: Joe Skowronski, Grant Buehrig and Bob Balog. Brother Mike Wells was also at Dulles Airport to welcome these gallant men and women and get them on the way to visit the National Memorials.
The Knights of Columbus are hosting their next charity breakfast on Sunday, May 5 from 8:30-11:30am in the Brown- McCarthy Auditorium. This month’s beneficiary will be the Jill’s House (https://www.jillshouse.org). Jill’s House provides support to families raising children with intellectual disabilities. The respite offered includes short-term overnight care and weekend and day-care programs at camps.
Please join the Knights and your friends for a wonderful breakfast and to help this outstanding organization.
The Family of Man Council, teaming with the SJN Pro-Life Ministry, has decided to raise money to purchase an advanced ultrasound machine for the Divine Mercy Care/Tepeyac OB/GYN Clinic in Fairfax, VA. The Tepeyac clinic has been providing quality, life-affirming care for women and the unborn for over 25 years and the Respect Life Office of the Diocese of Arlington has certified that it follows Catholic moral and ethical principles.
Family of Man Council 7566 supported the Live Jesus event at SJN by providing parking assistance led by PGK John Claman. Brother Mike Swiger was the lead organizer and provided the emcee for the “Jesus, the Church and Me: Finding True North.” Brother Bob Andres also led the food prep the day prior. Many other Family of Man Council brothers were inattendance at the Live Jesus event as well as providing the kitchen support.
The Knights of Columbus are hosting their next charity breakfast on Sunday, April 7 from 8:30-11:30am in the Brown- McCarthy Auditorium. This month’s beneficiary will be the Fellowship Square Foundation (https://www.fellowshipsquare.org.) Since 1960, the Fellowship Square Foundation has helped Washington, DC area older adults and people with disabilities live in places where their physical, social and spiritual needs are met every day.